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Melrose, grouped around its fine abbey ruins along the River Tweed, is overlooked by the Eildon Hills' triple peaks. This charming town is busy with holidaymakers in summer, and an ideal base for exploring the neighbouring countryside. Its Summer Festival and the Melrose Sevens Day are popular events.

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  • Melrose Abbey Recommended Recommended

    st. Abbey

    The abbey was founded by Cistercian monks in 1136 on the irrigable, fertile plains alongside the River Tweed. After a period of prosperity and rebuilding by Robert the Bruce in the 14C, it met with the fate of most Scottish abbeys: secularisation and..

  • Abbotsford was built by Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), a romantic writer enamoured of Scotland, its landscapes and its mysterious past. He lived here for many years, gradually transforming the small farmhouse into a sumptuous home. The house contains ..

  • This rural panorama, typical of the Borders, takes in, from the right, the Tweed Valley, with Melrose and Galashiels, the Eildon Hills, whose slopes descend to Newtown St Boswells, then Minto, Rubers and Black Laws. In the foreground stands Bemersyde..

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Hotels Melrose

  • Station Hotel And Restaurant

    Market Square GB - Melrose TD6 9PT

    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 serving coffee and light snac..

  • The Townhouse Hotel

    Market Square GB - Melrose TD6 9PQ

    In the centre of Melrose, The Townhouse Hotel is a 2-minute walk from Melrose Abbey and less than 3 miles from Sir Walter Scott’s former home, Abbotsford. The hotel offers free parking and Wi-Fi as well as a restaurant and informal brasserie. All ro..

  • Burt's Hotel

    Market Square GB - Melrose TD6 9PL

    With a town centre location on Market Square, Burt’s Hotel in Melrose offers individually styled rooms with free parking and Wi-Fi, along with an AA Rosette-winning restaurant. This Scottish Borders hotel also has a bistro bar and business facilities..

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