The Gala Water (Lowland Scots: Gala Watter; Scottish Gaelic An Geal Ath) is a river in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland and a tributary of the River Tweed. It is sometimes known as the "Gala", which nickname is also shared with Galashiels, which it flows through. The "Braw Lads O Gala Watter" is a song about people from Galashiels.
Gala Water at Fountainhall Bridge
Gala Bridge at Fountainhall
Bridge over Gala Water at Stow
Coordinates: 55°37′N 2°47′W / 55.617°N 2.783°W