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Latest revision as of 05:37, 1 August 2011

Melrose is a small town in the Borders region of southern Scotland.

Melrose Abbey

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Edinburgh International Airport [1] is 43 miles/69km away.

By road[edit]

By bus[edit]

Service no 62 runs between Edinburgh and Melrose via Galashiels. Price above £4 in one way; journey takes about 2 hours

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Melrose Abbey [2], tel 01896 822562, open daily: summer(25 March - 30 September) 9.30AM-6.30PM (last entry 6PM); winter (1 October - 24 March) 9.30AM-4.30PM (last entry 4PM), closed 25-26 December and 1-2 January, admission adult £4.00, child £1.60, concessions £3.00 - supposed site of the burial of the heart of Scottish king Robert the Bruce, Melrose Abbey was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks on the request of King David I of Scotland. Renowned for intricate stone carvings.
  • Abbotsford House [3], 2 miles west of Melrose town centre - the former home of the great late Georgian novelist Sir Walter Scott, privately-owned yet open to the public. OPEN 21 Mar - 31 Oct; Mon-Sat 9.30AM-5PM; Sun Jun-Sep 9.30AM-5PM; Mar-May & Oct 2PM-5PM. Tel. 01896 752043
  • National Trust for Scotland gardens - there are two in Melrose. [4]

Do[edit][add listing]

Walk the Eildon Hills.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

The burts hotel, The town house, Chapters Bistro, Russell's Restaurant

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

SYHA hostel [5], NOT open all year, tel 08700041141

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