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Hermitage Castle in landscape.

This evening, I am posting information on the austere edifice known as Hermitage Castle which is located  six miles north of Newcastleton in the Scottish Borders region and about seventy-one miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital.

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Smailholm Tower, Kelso, Scotland.

This evening, I am providing information on Smailholm Tower in the Scottish Borders, a haunting tower house which sits proudly on the stark landscape. Location is about five miles west of Kelso.

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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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