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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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Pollok House, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Pollok House in Glasgow, Scotland. This building is a Palladian mansion built for John Maxwell. It was begun in 1747 by William Adam and finished under the direction of his son, John. Pollok House is situated above the White Cart Water (river) in the 458-hectare grounds of the Pollok Estate. Moreover, Pollok Park extends to 146 hectares.

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