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The Borders and the Southwest Sights

Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom

  • Market Sq. Map It
  • Selkirk
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 10/08/2013

Fodor's Review

The historic courtroom, where Sir Walter Scott presided as sheriff from 1804 to 1832, contains a display examining his life, writings, and time on the bench. It includes an audiovisual presentation. His statue overlooks the comings and goings outside the court.

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Market Sq., Selkirk, The Scottish Borders, TD7 4BT, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mar., Apr., and Sept., weekdays 10–4, Sat. 11–3; May–Aug., Mon.–Sun. 11–3; Oct., Mon.–Sat. noon–3

Updated 10/08/2013


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