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Abbotsford House, Melrose, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Abbotsford House, a major visitor attraction on the south bank of the River Tweed near Melrose in the Scottish Borders. Location is about one hour south of Edinburgh.

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Scott’s View, Melrose, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Dunfermline, north of Edinburgh and drive south for about 90 minutes to our first destination of Abbotsford House, near Melrose. This was the home of famous romantic novelist and poet, Sir Walter Scott (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) who wrote the Waverley Novels and much more.

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Patient canine at Dundonald Castle, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on today’s small group hike between Dundonald and Troon in South Ayrshire, S.W. Scotland. Distance covered was about seven miles.

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