Jedburgh (pronounced "Jed-bruh") is a town in the Borders region of southern Scotland, population 4,100. Jedburgh is best known for the remains of Jedburgh Abbey and its historical associations as a border town, located a mere 10 miles from the border with England.
Jedburgh Abbey, tel 01835 863925, admission £4.00 adult, £1.60 child, concessions £3.00 - maintained by Historic Scotland , the ruined but well-preserved and imposing Jedburgh Abbey was founded in 1138 and was a frequent target for invading English armies. There is a cloister and herb garden to explore, and a visitor centre containing 8th century carvings and artefacts excavated from the abbey grounds. Visitors can also enjoy the interactive play area within the carved stone display.
Mary, Queen of Scots, house a fine 16th century building open to the public. Mary was only a visitor there.