Things to see and do - Melrose
Unmissable tourist sites
Melrose Travel guide
Melrose : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Melrose : Things to see and do
High St GB - Melrose
Founded in 1877, Melrose Rugby Club has since 1945 been one of the most successful in Scotland and is proud of having produced numerous international players. The game of Rugby Sevens, founded here by Ned Haig in 1883, has become popular globally; it..
High Street GB - Melrose TD69
Finds from excavations at Newstead in the early 20C, on show in Edinburgh, revealed an unprecedented wealth of detail about garrison life in this distant boundary of the Roman Empire. A small museum has been set up here with more recent finds from ..
A6091 GB - Melrose
The Eildon Hills, south of Melrose, are of volcanic origin and can be reached on foot. The peaks are a conspicuous landmark in the region. Eildon Hill North (404m) was successively an Iron Age hill fortress and Roman signal station, and now provide..
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..