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Walter Scott



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Tel code: 01835 | code search
Postcode: TD6 | code search
Population: 5000
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The Grey Lady of Dryburgh

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Marie Curie Annual Daffodil Walk

Borders Book Festival
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Melrose Pipe Band Championships and Highland Dance Contest

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"Having eaten at the delightful Russells teashop for more than ten years (a reccommended break on the journey north), we have been disappointed to find that the tried and ..." More

George And Abbotsford Hotel
"booked a single (110) and a twin room(104) on-line at this hotel very last minute. I didn't request no smoking rooms thinking they were all non smoking, and got ..." More

Fauhope House
"This house is wonderful - have had a wonderful stay every time I have been, which is quite a few now!

Date visited: Many times! ..." More

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"Melrose is situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders. The town is skirted by the River Tweed and sheltered by the triple peaks of the Eildon Hills. The name ..." More

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Melrose is an ancient town in the central Scottish Borders region, situated on the south-side of the River Tweed lying at the foot of the Eildon Hills, 3 miles south-east of Galashiels and 37 miles south-east of Edinburgh. Melrose is famous as the place where the game of Rugby Sevens originally came from and since 1883 have hosed the annual Melrose Sevens competition. Settlers in the area date back to the Iron Age with a hill-fort on the top of the Eildons. The Romans arrived c79AD and built a large fort named Trimontium. The Trimontium Museum and Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre have exhibitions dedicated to Roman life in Scotland. Melrose is a popular tourist destination surrounded by beautiful scenery and steeped in history. The town has hotels, self-catering accommodation, B&Bís, a hostel and a caravan park, shops and places to eat. A major tourist attraction is the extensive ruins of Melrose Abbey founded by the Cistercians 1136. There are driving tours available to take in all the many Border Abbeys. Other attractions include Priorwood Garden with an organic orchard and flowers suitable for drying; there is a shop and picnic area and Harmony Gardens with 3 acre walled garden with fruit, vegetables and spring bulbs. Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott, is 3 miles west on the banks of the Tweed.


Dryburgh Abbey
Harmony Garden
Melrose Abbey
Priorwood Garden & Dried Flower Shop

Caravan Park

Gibson Park Caravan Club Site


Yoga - Sue McLennan


Scottish Borders Council


Dr R D McDonald

Estate Agent

Rettie & Co

Golf Club



Station Hotel

Pub and Bar

Burts Hotel
Dryburgh Abbey Hotel
Millars Hotel
Plough Inn


Burts Hotel
Chapters Bistro
Dryburgh Abbey Hotel
Garys Bistro Restaurant

Hoebridge Inn
Millars Hotel
Monte Casino
Plough Inn


Saint Mary's School


Scotland Cottages


Cullen Kilshaw


Greenside Veterinary Practice


Ormiston & Renwick
Lilliesleaf Nursery
1st for Flowers
Eildon Pharmacy

Places to Stay near Melrose

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George And Abbotsford Hotel (0.37 miles)

George And Abbotsford Hotel
Privately owned and operated the hotel is situated right in the heart of the beautiful central Borders town of Melrose. It is a large Victorian-style building extended from the original 17th century coaching inn and ... More | visit website
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Burts Hotel (0.39 miles)

Burts Hotel

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At Burtís Hotel, Melrose experience the warmth of hospitality in true Scottish style. The 18th century hotel, situated in the heart of Melroseís picturesque market square, has been owned and ... More

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Station Hotel (0.39 miles)

Station Hotel
Station Hotel has en suite rooms in a town-centre location. The restaurant offers home cooking at reasonable prices. Melrose Abbey is close by. The family-run hotel also has a small meeting room, and a public bar/lounge ... More | visit website
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Waverley Castle Hotel (0.52 miles)

At the heart of the Scottish Borders, nestling between the River Tweed and the green Eildon Hills, is the town of Melrose. It lies in the heart of Sir Walter Scot country and offers the ... More | visit website

Fauhope House (0.72 miles)

Fauhope House
Fauhope is a secluded country bandb house in the heart of the Scottish Borders in Melrose, with views that have inspired artists, writers, poets and musicians over the centuries.

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Abbotsford Arms Hotel (3.31 miles)

Abbotsford Arms Hotel

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Wecome to the Abbotsford Arms hotel, Deep in the heart of the scottish borders, close to the UK great salmon rivers and within a beat of the burial place of ... More

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Huntlywood Granary (3.37 miles)

Huntlywood Granary

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Huntlywood Granary is located in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Borders, an easy drive south from Edinburgh or west from Berwick-Upon-Tweed, making it an ideal place get away for ... More

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Dryburgh Abbey Hotel (3.42 miles)

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel is situated in the breathtaking Scottish Borders countryside, on the banks of the River Tweed and adjacent to the historic ruins of Dryburgh Abbey. Our 38 bedrooms all have en-suite facilities and ... More | visit website

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The Buccleuch Arms Hotel (3.66 miles)

The Buccleuch Arms Hotel
The Buccleuch Arms is a family-owned, relaxed and welcoming country hotel with open log fires, comfy sofas and individually designed rooms, set in the pretty village of St. Boswells, near Melrose. We take pride in ... More | visit website
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Lessudden House (3.92 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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