ScotlandMuseums and Galleries



An area of outstanding natural beauty and natural phenomenon in a remote corner of Mull

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Smailholm Tower

Smailholm is a prominent landmark that proved inspirational to Sir Walter Scott

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Priorwood Garden & Shop

Priorwood is a specialist centre for the craft of dried flower arranging

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Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey is a magnificent ruin on a grand scale with lavishly decorated masonry.

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Kelso Abbey

Even in its fragmentary state, Kelso Abbey is a superb piece of architecture

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Jedburgh Abbey

Jedburgh Abbey has a cloister and herb garden to explore, and a visitor centre containing 8th century carvings and artefacts

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Harmony Garden

Harmony Garden is a beautiful garden in the Borders and hosts an annual book festival

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Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre

Harestanes has lots of events, exhibitions and walks for all the family

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Dryburgh Abbey

Dryburgh Abbey is situated by the Tweed River and is a remarkably complete medieval ruin

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Abbotsford was the home of Sir Walter Scott, near to Melrose in the Scottish Borders. The house is run by a charitable trust dedicated to raising the profile of Scott's work.

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