01896 Area Code

Galashiels Telephone Numbers

The 01896 area code covers Galashiels and the surrounding area.

01896 numbers can also be based in the following locations near to Galashiels:

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

Please note that an 01896 number does not necessarily come from one of these locations, although the majority do.
People or businesses based outside of this geographical location may still register 01896 numbers.
This is often done to give the impression of having a local presence.

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How to write an 01896 telephone number

The correct way to write number beginning 01896 is in the format 01896 xxxxxx

The local number (the part of the number after the dialling code) is 6 digits long

The cost of calling an 01896 number

When calling from a land line, calls to 01896 numbers can cost up to 10p per minute, dependent on the time of day, and there is usually also a call set-up fee.
When calling from mobile phones, calls to these numbers cost between 10p and 40p per minute.

Most land line operators offer inclusive call packages which allow calls free at certain times of the day, or at all times, and most mobile companies include free any-time minutes in the monthly contract payment, or a bundle of minutes for a reduced cost in the form of a top-up credit.

Codes near to the 01896 area code:

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Map of the area covered by the 01896 dialling code

Map of the 01896 area code