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The town of Jedburgh is situated just 10 miles from the Anglo-Scottish borders and is within easy reach of the A68. It lies next to the Jed Water and offers a beautiful and peaceful valley just waiting to be explored. The town is steeped in an interesting history and is home to the wonderful Jedburgh Abbey. it offers an array of attractions surrounded by picturesque scenery making it an increasingly popular holiday destination.
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Harestanes Visitor Centre
Discover the best of the Borders through Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre’s events, activities, exhibitions and countryside walks. We offer a great day out for children with the Border’s biggest play park. Harestanes is just off the A68, 4 miles...
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Jedburgh Abbey
Jedburgh Abbey, on the north bank of Jed Water, was founded as a priory by King David I in 1138 on the site of an earlier church dating as far back as at least 830 AD. By 1154, it had...
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Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum
Open from Easter to October, the Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum re-lives the harsh realities of prison life in the 19th Century. The displays in the cellblocks re-create the lives of the prisoners and staff, and you can also find...
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Jedforest Deer & Farm Park
Jedforest Deer & Farm Park is home to some magnificent deer herds and rare breeds of sheep, cattle, pigs, goats, poultry and ducks. Nestling in the Jed Valley with views over the Cheviot Hills, it is set in the...
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Mary Queen of Scots' Centre
Set in the heart of Jedburgh, just a short walk from Jedburgh Abbey, this 16th Century fortifed house sits in a garden of pear trees and contains displays which give an insight into the life of Mary Queen of Scots,...
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Drumlanrig's Tower   (Approx 13 Miles)
Drumlangrig’s Tower is one of the more important pieces of military and architectural history in this area of the country. For many centuries the border land between England and Scotland was almost constantly a place where the two sides...
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Drumlanrig’s Tower Visitor Centre   (Approx 12 Miles)
Drumlanrig’s Tower Visitor Centre is a beautifully resotred building using period rooms, costume figures and audiovisuals to interpret the turbulent history of Hawick and the Tower, plus ’Hizzy’ - a display of material about Steve Hislop, the motorcycling champion.
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Dryburgh Abbey   (Approx 13 Miles)
Perhaps the most beautiful of all the Border abbeys, Dryburgh Abbey can be found just north of the village of St. Boswells, a short drive to the south-east of Melrose. These remarkable Medieval ruins lie next to the River Tweed...
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Floors Castle & Gardens   (Approx 13 Miles)
Floors Castle is the largest inhabited castle in Scotland. Floors is steeped in history and filled to the brim with fine works of art, timeless tapestries and a beautiful collection of antiques. Let our guides tell you about the...
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Hawick Museum & Scott Gallery   (Approx 13 Miles)
Set in the award-winning Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick Museum explores local themes, natural sciences, militaria and the history of Hawick’s world famous knitwear industry through a series of displays. There is a wide variety of art and craft displays,...
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Hermitage Castle   (Approx 1 Miles)
This vast, eerie castle dating from the end of the 1300s is set in a lonely spot beside beautiful Hermitage Water, and has a history filled with intrigue, murders, trysts, torture, and treason. One of its earliest owners was the...
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Kelso Town Hall   (Approx 1 Miles)
Kelso Town Hall stands in Kelso Square and was built in 1816 by public subscription to replace the old Tolbooth. It is built in the traditional style to Scottish burghs where the main public buildings are on an “island”...
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Roman Heritage Centre   (Approx 6 Miles)
This museum includes of a series of illustrated panels and modern artefact display cases, aerial photographs, artists’ drawings, models, maps, a blacksmith’s workshop, a Roman kitchen and pottery, replica armour, and a video room. Mementos of your visit are available,...
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Smailholm Tower   (Approx 1 Miles)
Set high on a rocky outcrop, this well-preserved 15th Century tower house is managed by Historic Scotland and contains an interesting exhibition of Walter Scott-themed tapestries and costume dolls. Scott was brought up by his grandparents at hte nearby farm...
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Teviot Game Fare Smokery   (Approx 13 Miles)
Located in an 18th century coaching inn, Teviot Game Fare Smokery is popular with lovers of quality food who value the dedication that goes into their smoked salmon, smoked duck, smoked cheese and other fare. Visitors also enjoy the site’s...
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