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Jedburgh [1] (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.

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Edinburgh International Airport [2] is 54 miles/87 km away. Travellers can easily get to the centre of Edinburgh using the shuttle bus service. From Edinburgh a regional bus service is available.

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Jedburgh is located on the main A68 Newcastle-Edinburgh road. It is approximately 54 miles from Newcastle and 48 miles from Edinburgh.

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  • Jedburgh Abbey [3], tel 01835 863925, admission £4.00 adult, £1.60 child, concessions £3.00 - maintained by Historic Scotland [4], 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 bastel house in its own gardens. Open to the public from March until November. Mary was merely a visitor to the house in 1566 but the well laid out museum has many of her personal objects and a copy of her death mask.

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