Sights & Attractions in The Borders and the Southwest

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Name Category Location
 
Abbotsford House
In this great house overlooking the Tweed, Sir Walter Scott lived...
Houses / Mansions Melrose
 
Dryburgh Abbey
The final resting place of Sir Walter Scott and his wife, and...
Religious Sites Melrose
 
Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre
Housed in a former farmhouse 3 miles north of Jedburgh, this...
Parks Jedburgh
 
Hermitage Castle
To appreciate the famous 20-mile ride of Mary, Queen of Scots—she...
Castles / Palaces Jedburgh
 
Jedburgh Abbey
The most impressive of the Borders abbeys towers above Jedburgh...
Religious Sites Jedburgh
 
Jedburgh Castle Jail
This was the site of the Howard Reform Prison, established in...
Museums / Galleries Jedburgh
 
Mary, Queen of Scots House
This bastel (from the French bastille) was the fortified town...
Houses / Mansions Jedburgh
 
Melrose Abbey
Just off Melrose's town square sit the ruins of Melrose Abbey...
Religious Sites Melrose
 
Priorwood Gardens
The National Trust for Scotland's Priorwood Gardens, next to...
Gardens / Arboretums Melrose
 
Trimontium Roman Heritage Centre
Here you'll find such artifacts as tools, weapons, and armor...
Archaeological Sites Melrose
 
Waterloo Monument
The imposing tower is an enduring reminder of the power of the...
Memorials / Monuments Jedburgh
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