Hornshole Battle Site
Things to do in Hawick Scottish Borders
Archaeological-Sites in Scotland
Description: The site of the skirmish in 1514 when, according to local tradition, a group of English marauders were put to flight by a group of young men from Hawick.
The Hawick Cornet, who leads the annual Riding of the Marches, proudly carries a replica of the flag which was captured on that occasion.
On private land.
Situation – OS ref: NT 533167
How to get there:
By car: Beside Hornshole Bridge, just off the A698, Hawick to Kelso road, close to Trowmill.
By public transport: Buses to Hawick from Jedburgh pass the roadend.
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