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Affordable web design and hosting

For startups and SMEs

Based in Innerleithen, near Peebles in the Scottish Borders, Digital Essence is a Web Design & Hosting company that works closely with our clients to help them grow their business.

Producing high-quality, mobile responsive websites using an easy to manage Content management System, our small size means we can be directly involved in your project and gain a full understanding of your business and requirements. Our clients range from the locally based Innerleithen Music Festival, Peebles Physiotherapy to The Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

We specialise in web site design and development and have quickly grown to become the leading website design agency in Innerleithen & Peebles.

What we do

We design and build high quality, modern looking, responsive websites for businesses in and around Innerleithen, Walkerburn & Peebles in the Scottish Borders.

All our websites are designed and developed using WordPress, the hugely popular & full-featured Content Management System so not only can you take control and edit your website yourself, you know it’s built on a highly stable and professional back end.

We host all our customers websites on our own SSD VPS & dedicated servers ensuring fast loading websites, rock-solid performance, daily backups and many more features. If you host with us, you know that your website is in safe hands.

What we can do for you

Web Design

Whatever your business, you can trust us to design & create a stunning website with the look, feel and functionality that puts your brand in the spotlight.

Performance Hosting

Unlike most Hosts we don’t use Shared hosting. We host everything on SSD Virtual Private Servers so you get rock solid, fast performance.

UK Based Support

We know how important your email and website are to you so we are proud to provide UK based support via our Support Ticket System.

Malware Monitoring

We monitor accounts for malware daily and will alert you if any issues arise.

Regular Backups

Sleep soundly knowing your data is backed up and easily accessible with 1-click restores.

Digital Marketing

Whatever your business, you can trust us to design & create a stunning website with the look, feel and functionality that puts your brand in the spotlight.

Full Admin Control Panel

100% control – the control panel lets you set up emails, manage your website and much much more.

One Click Installation

Our Business and Business Pro packages include one-click WordPress installation. Or you can choose from a list of other apps for your website.


Experienced in creating eye catching & easy to use eCommerce web sites that help grow your business. Contact us for more information.

UK data centre

All of our servers are located in UK Data Centres for fast performance when visiting your website

Free Personalised Emails

Create email addresses that match your domain name to give your business a professional look. You’ll also be able to access them from your mobile!


All Business and Business Pro packages come with MySQL & PHP installed as standard.

Extensive knowledgebase

Got a question? Our extensive knowledgebase has articles, screenshots and videos helping you to get set up quickly & easily

off site backups

In addition to regular backups, we also store copies of your website on the Amazon S3 cloud service for that extra level of redundancy

Optional Fully managed service

If you would like us to fully manage your website including all plugin updates then our Managed Bolt On is for you.

Want to find out more?

Install top apps with just 1 click

Easy one-click install straight from your control panel

Our recent clients

What our customers say

I wanted to thank you for providing my business with an outstanding website and re-branding. In the short space of time the site has been live, I have noticed a dramatic increase in phone calls and email enquiries. Our website truly looks professional and exciting, and sets us apart from our competitors.

Phil MackPeebles Physiotherapy

Digital Essence really care about their customers needs, they are truly passionate, absolute professionals & experts in their field. Hedley went above and beyond to make sure we got the solution we needed. A gent and a true professional.

Velda WeirRidelines

I have been very fortunate to have found such a brilliant web design company on our doorstep!

Helen HunterSewShed

“Yes, I am very happy to recommend Digital Essence to anyone who needs help with any IT part of their business or home life.

Ross PhillipsForest Eyes Photography

“I would recommend Hedley to anyone wanting help with a website or online marketing.

Anna AshmoleMartin Swan Violins

Efficient, hassle-free, prompt and cost effective, with excellent customer service. I would recommend Digital Essence to anyone.

Hamish CampbellSound Sound

I highly recommend Digital Essence. Since the first conversation they have provided clear and precise communication.

Sean MageeCPS Activities

Contact us


We are based in Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders. Just along the road from Walkerburn & Peebles.

Get in touch

We take data privacy seriously and hate spam with a passion. We will never pass your details on to a 3rd Party unless absolutely necessary or as part of your query or question.

We will store the details you submit purely so that we may answer your query. We will NOT sell your details to marketing companies or add you to any marketing list (unless requested). If you would like further details on how we handle personal data, please read our Privacy Policy.

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