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Hermitage Street, Newcastleton, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on the pleasant small town of Newcastleton which is located in Liddesdale (valley of the River Liddel) in the Scottish Borders and just a few miles north of the border with England.

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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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