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Clan Armstrong Crest.

This afternoon, I am posting information on key sites to be visited in context of a one day Clan Armstrong themed tour, in the region of Langholm and Newcastleton in the Scottish Borders region. Driving time from Edinburgh is about two hours, allowing for one stop en-route.

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Langholm Castle, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Langholm Castle in the Scottish Borders.

Langholm is a small town located about 72 miles/2 hours south of Edinburgh. The ruined castle, a Tower House, sits on a piece of parkland between the River Esk and former course of the Ewes Water (river).

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Langholm Castle, Scotland

This morning, I collected tour guests from central Edinburgh, Scotland at 0900 and embarked on a trip to the Scottish Borders as follows:

First stop at Johnstons of Elgin, Hawick. This company specialises in cashmere and fine woollen products. We availed of refreshments here and visited the showroom.

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