Jedburgh

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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.

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Jedburgh is located on the A68.

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  •   Jedburgh AbbeyTD8 6JQ +44 1835 863925. 1 Apr - 30 Sep, Daily, 9.30am - 5.30pm; 1 Oct - 31 Mar, Daily, 9.30am to 4.30pm. 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. Adult £5.50.
  • Mary, Queen of Scots, house. a fine 16th century building open to the public. Mary was only a visitor there.
  •   Jedburgh Castle Jail and MuseumCastlegate. 23rd Mar - 1st Nov: Mon - Sat 10.00am-4.30pm, Sun 1.00pm-4.00pm. The castle was demolished in 1409, but rebuilt as a prison in 1823. Wander round a recreated 1820s prison and see town history in the governor's house. free.

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