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This evening I am presenting some images of a recent visit to Abbotsford, the former home of Sir Walter Scott near Melrose.

The gardens provide a colourful complement to the House which sits on the banks of the River Tweed and comprise three elements: Entrance Courts; Morris Garden and Walled Kitchen Garden.



These gardens provide some opportunity for quiet reflection and are well worth a visit.

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Colourful shop in the ‘book town’ of Wigtown

Greedy goat in Galloway

Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde. From this ancient volcanic plug was produced curling stones.


Drumlanrig Castle

Drumlanrig Castle, ancient Douglas stronghold and Dumfriesshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, KT.

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