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Jedburgh Abbey

Today, we benefited from dry and sunny weather.

First, we drive to nearby Scott’s View which is reputed to be one of the favourite landscapes of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), a romantic novelist and poet who resided nearby. Location is near Melrose and landscape includes the Eldon Hills.

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View to west with Eldon Hills in distance.

This evening, I am posting information on one of the most popular scenic viewpoints  in the  Scottish Borders .

Scott’s View is named after romantic novelist and poet, Sir Walter Scott who resided nearby at Abbotsford House.

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View of Melrose from atop tower at Melrose Abbey.

This evening, I am focusing on the town of Melrose in the Scottish Borders.

Melrose has a population of 1600 persons and is located thirty-nine miles south of Edinburgh.

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