Abbotsford House near Galashiels, is 25 minutes from Kelso. This is the house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott 1812-1832. Visitors can see the extensive grounds, his study, library, drawing room, armoury and the dining room where he spent his last few dying days overlooking the River Tweed.
Locharron Weaving Mill, in Galashiels just 25 minutes from Kelso. A cashmere woollen mill providing factory tours and museum of the town and trades. Roxburghe Guests receive a complimentary tour and special discounts in the extensive factory shop. Discover your family tartan!
Mary Queen of Scots House in Jedburgh is 10 minutes from Kelso. Mary stayed there in 1566 to preside at local courts. Today the house is a museum telling of her compelling drama of her life.
The Whole Lot the Borders largest antique centre is in Melrose, 20 minutes from Kelso. Here you will find an Aladdin's cave of collectables and gifts.
Melrose is one Borders town not to miss, 20 minutes from Kelso. With a small picturesque town square all cobbled, there are lovely individual shops, and the magnificent Melrose Abbey.
The Wynd Theatre in Melrose presents a very high standard of live theatre and music productions. The Roxburghe can provide you with a programme and make reservations for guests.