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Rosslyn Chapel is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, renowned for its intricate stone carvings and mysterious symbolism. Dating back to the 15th century, the chapel has captured the imaginations of visitors and historians alike. The interior is adorned with stunning carvings, including the famous Apprentice Pillar. Rosslyn Chapel’s historical significance and unique design make it a captivating destination for those interested in art, history, and the enigmatic.
Immerse yourself in the literary haven of Abbotsford House, the former residence of Sir Walter Scott, where the prolific writer’s legacy comes to life amidst grand rooms, a vast library, and stunning grounds.
Melrose Abbey is a magnificent mediaeval ruin with a rich history. Founded in the 12th century, the abbey boasts impressive architecture, including the lavishly decorated Chapter House and the soaring stone arches of the nave. Surrounded by peaceful gardens, Melrose Abbey offers a tranquil setting for reflection. Visitors can explore the ruins and learn about the abbey’s connection to Scottish royalty, including the heart of Robert the Bruce, which is said to be buried here.
Stand where Sir Walter Scott once stood and be inspired by the breathtaking panorama of Scott’s View, a scenic overlook offering sweeping vistas of the River Tweed and the Eildon Hills.
Journey into the peaceful ruins of Dryburgh Abbey, the final resting place of Sir Walter Scott, where the tranquil surroundings by the River Tweed echo with the whispers of history and literary brilliance.