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Things to do in Selkirk

Attractive Scottish town with a rich ancient history




 

  Attractions

Ettrick Kirk FREE

The Kirk building as it stands today dates from 1824, replacing no doubt earlier and simpler ones.
Ettrick
Selkirk
Selkirkshire
TD7 5JA

 

Priorwood Garden And Dried Flower Shop

With an enviable setting in the ancient precinct of the magnificent 12th-century Melrose Abbey.
Priorwood Gardens
Abbey Street
Melrose
TD6 9PX

 

Kelso Abbey FREE

The west end of the great abbey church of the Tironensians, brought to Kelso in 1128 by David I.
Kelso
TD5 7JA

 

Monteviot House & Gardens

The gardens at Monteviot lie along a dramatic slope of the Teviot valley.
Jedburgh
Borders
TD8 6UQ

 

Border Union Railway

The Border Union Railway is the operational section of the old Waverley Route.
Whitrope
Hawick
Roxburghshire
TD9 9TY

 

Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey is a magnificent ruin on a grand scale with lavishly decorated masonry.
Melrose
TD6 9LG

 

Jedburgh Abbey

Jedburgh Abbey, founded in 1138, was a frequent target for invading border armies.
Jedburgh
TD8 6JQ

 

Smailholm Tower

Home to the Pringles and Scotts, Smailholm is a prominent landmark that proved inspirational to Sir Walter Scott.
between Kelso and St Boswells
TD5 7PG

 

Harmony Garden

Harmony' takes its name from the Jamaican pimento plantation where its original builder James Waugh made his fortune.
St Mary's Road
Melrose
Borders
TD6 9LJ

 

Bowhill House And Estate

For more than seven centuries the Scotts of Buccleuch have been part of Scottish Borders history and their principal house.
Bowhill
Selkirk
Borders
TD7 5ET

 

Floors Castle

Floors Castle is impressively sited in its parkland.
Kelso
Borders
TD5 7SF

 

Dryburgh Abbey

Dryburgh sits by the Tweed River. Its remarkably complete medieval ruins makes it easy to appreciate monastic life.
3km south east of Melrose on the B6404
near St Boswells
TD6 0RQ

 

Salmon Viewing Centre

Come and see wild salmon leaping and learn all about the life-cycle of the salmon.
Philiphaugh
Selkirk
Scottish Borders
TD7 5LU

 

Hermitage Castle

An awesome, eerie ruin, set in a lonely spot, Hermitage Castle has a history filled with intrigue, murders, trysts, torture.
Scottish Borders
TD9 0LU

 

Greenknowe Tower FREE

A handsome tower house on an L plan, built in 1581 and still retaining its iron gate or yett.
0.5m west of Gordon on the A6105 Earlston road.
TD3 6JL

 
 

  Museums

Halliwell's House Museum

The Museum is situated in the very atmospheric Halliwell's Close. The narrow, cobbled lane with outhouses.
Market Place
Selkirk
Selkirkshire
TD7 4BL

 

Hawick Museum And The Scott Art Gallery FREE

Hawick Museum's parkland location and fascinating displays reflect the endeavour of the town and its people.
Wilton Lodge Park
Hawick
Roxburghshire
TD9 7JL

 
 

  Parks

Whitlaw Mosses National Nature Reserve FREE

Take time to get to know this reserve and you'll be rewarded with a huge diversity of plants and animals.
Lindean Reservoir car park
TD7 4QN

 

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