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Tour Guest at Paisley Abbey

This morning, I collected guest from central Glasgow and embarked on an ancestry themed tour covering Glasgow, Paisley, Oort Glasgow, and Govan.

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Hermitage Street, Newcastleton, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on the pleasant small town of Newcastleton which is located in Liddesdale (valley of the River Liddel) in the Scottish Borders and just a few miles north of the border with England.

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Floors Castle, Kelso, Scotland

Today, our focus was places and activities in and around Kelso in the Scottish Borders region.

Floors Castle

Firstly, we all visited the magnificent Floors Castle which is the largest inhabited house in Scotland being home to the Tenth Duke of Roxburghe and family. The Castle was built in 1721 to design by Robert Adam with subsequent enlargement in 1830s to design of William Playfair. Inside are paintings, porcelain, tapestries and furniture plus insights into the family’s history.

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