01896 area code


The area code 01896 is for Galashiels and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01896 numbers include:

  • Blainslie
  • Clovenfords
  • Earlston
  • Galashiels
  • Innerleithen
  • Melrose
  • Walkerburn

Most numbers using the 01896 area code are normal Galashiels landlines but be aware that, as is the case for all UK area codes, such numbers may also be used for services without any physical link to the area. (More info)

01896 area code information

Area code:01896
Council area:Scottish Borders
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01896 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1896 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0896)
Map of 01896 Galashiels area code