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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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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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