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Selkirk

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For the small Canadian city, see Selkirk (Manitoba).

Selkirk is in the Scottish Borders.

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First Borders X95 bus runs hourly (Mon-Sat daytime, every 2-3 hours evenings and Sundays) from Edinburgh via Galashiels. The X95 also runs from Carlisle via Hawick.

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Bowhill House
  • 1 Halliwell's House Museum, Halliwell's Close, Market Place. Apr - Oct Mon - Sat 11.00am-4.00pm; Sun 12.00pm-3.00pm.
  • 2 Bowhill House and Estate (3 miles west of Selkirk). Estate Apr - Jun: Wed - Mon; Jul - Aug: daily Sep: Fri - Mon house tours on selected days only. a house built in 1708 with artworks by old masters and country estate with gardens. house £10, estate £4.50 allows return visits same year.
  • 3 Mungo Park Statue. A tribute to the explorer Mungo Park, erected in 1859, outside the surgeon’s house where he did his apprentice training. Mungo Park (explorer) on Wikipedia

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A local speciality is Selkirk Bannock, a round bread made with a lot of raisins.

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