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.
Jedburgh is located on the A68.
- 1 Jedburgh Abbey, TD8 6JQ, ☎ . 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.
- 2 Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum, Castlegate. 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.