"The most romantic, if not the most beautiful, place in Scotland"
Walter Scott

Ednam House Hotel
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Tel code: 01573 | code search
Postcode: TD5 | code search
Population: 6000
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Birthplace of:
James Thomson James Ballantyne John Ballantyne William Fairbairn John Jeffrey Henry Lyte
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Cultural Britain:
Scottish Borders & Sir Walter Scott

Kelso Events

Easter Eggstravaganza

Tweedbank Agility Show

British Motorcycle Federation Scottish Festival

Massed Pipe Bands Day
Scottish Horse Show

St James' Fair

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Kelso is a historic town in the borders region of Scotland situated between the Rivers Tweed and Teviot, approximately one hours drive from Edinburgh and 1h 15 from Newcastle. Kelso is well-known as having the largest Market Square in Scotland; the cobbled square was once an important cattle market and still displays the Bull Ring in the centre. Kelso is a popular tourist resort with many interesting shops, holiday cottages, B&Bís, hotels, restaurants and a selection of places to eat. There is an ice rink, a bowling alley and swimming pool. The Town Trail is a walk around town to learn about the architecturally and historically interesting buildings including the 19th century Town House which houses the Information Centre, the five arched bridge over the Tweed built c1800 and the remains of the 12th century Kelso Abbey. Floors Castle was built in 1721 and is the ancestral home of the Dukes of Roxburghe it is the largest inhabited castle in Scotland, with walled gardens, a garden centre and a childrenís adventure playground. The Estate offers salmon and trout fishing and grouse and pheasant shooting, there are woodland and riverside walks to explore the beautiful countryside, nature and wildlife including otters, red squirrels and a variety of birds. Other attractions include the famous Kelso Race-course, organised Border Abbey tours and nearby are the Teviot Water Gardens.


Floors Castle
Kelso Abbey
Smailholm Tower
Teviot Watergardens & Riverside Wal


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Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges
The Clock House
West Lodge


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Hastings Property Shop
Roger D Dodd & Company
Sale John Ltd

Farmers Market

Kelso Farmers Market

Golf Club

Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course

Holiday Park

Springwood Estate


Queens Head Hotel

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Cross Keys Hotel

Queens Head Hotel
Red Lion Inn
Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course (The)
The Border Hotel
Waggon Inn (The)
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Cobbles Inn
Queens Head Hotel
Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course (The)
Teviot Gamefare Smokery
Waggon Inn (The)


Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges


Hastings & Co


Abbey Cabs
Cooks Taxis
Kwik Cab Taxis


Merlin Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Kelso RFC (Rugby Union)

Sportif Judo Club (Martial Arts)


Allen Bank Floristry
Border Berries
Floors Castle Garden Centre
Mayfield Garden Centre
Pet Sounds
Dorothy Perkins
J A Lindsay
Alexander Robertson
Organic Roots

Places to Stay near Kelso

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Ednam House Hotel (0.17 miles)

Ednam House Hotel

Gorgeous Georgian Mansion in an Idyllic location on the bank of the River Tweed and set in 3 acres of garden. The main entrance is conveniently just off the town square. The 32 bedrooms are ... More | visit website


Queens Head Hotel (0.20 miles)

Well situated for business people, sporting folk and tourists alike, this hotel is located along the short distance between Kelso's cobbled square and Rennie's Bridge over the River Tweed. Kelso's charming square is reminiscent of ... More
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Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course (The) (3.44 miles)

Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course (The)

The Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course offers a unique duality of warmth and relaxation with grandeur and beauty. The atmosphere is one of being amongst friends in a family home; yet the surroundings are elegant and ... More | visit website

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The Farmhouse at Yetholm Mill (7.18 miles)

The Farmhouse at Yetholm Mill

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The Farmhouse at Yetholm Mill can be found in Kirk Yetholm, in the Scottish Borders. St Cuthbert's Way passes the house and the Pennine Way finishes just a short distance ... More

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Newcastle Arms (7.77 miles)

Newcastle Arms
A family run hotel situated in the town of Coldstream, within the borders district of Scotland. It lies on the north bank of the river Tweed in the county of Berwickshire a former burgh, Coldstream ... More | visit website
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Calico House Luxury Rooms (7.77 miles)

Calico House Luxury Rooms

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Calico House offers luxury bed and breakfast in Coldstream, the first "true border toon", on the banks of the famous River Tweed. Ideally positioned close to Kelso, Berwick upon Tweed ... More

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Apartment - 76 High Street (7.91 miles)

Apartment - 76 High Street

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Fully Furnished Rooms with faciltites. Ideal for anyone visiting the Scottish Borders. Facilities include tv, dvd, wireless internet, extra beds available on request, microwave, fridge, washing facilities available ... More

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Bank House (7.93 miles)

Bank House

Fully Furnished Rooms with faciltites. Ideal for anyone visiting the Scottish Borders. Facilities include tv, dvd, wireless internet, extra beds available on request, microwave, fridge, washing facilities available if required. Stunning views from ... More | visit website

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Lessudden House (8.18 miles)

Lessudden House
Lessudden House was originally a fortified tower-house.Two bedrooms are currently available for Bed & Breakfast guests; one Double the other Twin, both with their own bathrooms. ... More | visit website
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Ancrum Craig (8.45 miles)

Ancrum Craig
Peaceful country home that everyone loves from the first visit with all the character of its Victorian past and all the comforts of today. Large garden with inviting seats and magnificent views. Ample car parking. Generous ... More | visit website

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