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 Abbey, tel 01835 863925, admission £4.00 adult, £1.60 child, concessions £3.00 - maintained by Historic Scotland [1], 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.

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