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Tour group at Blacklock Gravemarker, Tundergarth

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Kelso, returned hired fishing equipment and embarked on the final day of our combined ancestry and sightseeing tour in the Scottish Borders.

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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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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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