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Galashiels, Scottish Borders

 This evening, I am posting information on the town of Galashiels which located about 1 hour south of Edinburgh in the Scottish Borders region.

Read more on Visit Galashiels, Visit Scottish Borders…

 This morning, we departed our lodgings in South Queensferry and drove south for a few miles to Roslin where we called in at Rosslyn Chapel. Here we arrived in time for the 10.00 am talk by a specialist guide who provided extensive information on the history of the famous 15th century chapel and its concentration of high quality stone carvings. The Chapel has achieved fame in recent years due, principally, to it’s featuring in the Da Vinci Code.

Read more on Tour Border Abbeys, Tour Scotland…

This evening, I am posting information on Scotland’s Border Abbeys which share an affinity in that:

  • All were originally constructed around the 12th century.
  • Are in relatively close proximity to each other, about 40 miles /65km south of Edinburgh.

Read more on Visit Border Abbeys, Visit Scotland…