Things to do in Lauder Scottish Borders
Archaeological-Sites in Scotland
Midway between Edinburgh and the magnificent Border abbeys from the 12th to the 17th century stood a mediaeval hospital – a refuge for travellers and the needy on the Royal Road, the main Anglo Scottish highway.
The excavation of the site and the ensuing research began in 1986 and are ongoing under the aegis of Soutra Archaeo-Medicine SCO 28126.
Situation – OS ref:NT 452584
How to get there:
By car: From the A68, at the foot of Soutra Hill on the Edinburgh side, turn up the B6368 and travel the half mile up to the site on the top of the hill.
By public transport: Alight from the Edinburgh to Kelso/Jedburgh bus at the road end and walk uphill to the site.
Seasonal opening details:
Open all year.
Dawn till Dusk
Car park on site.
Dr Moffat – 01875 833248
The view across the capital to the mountains of the Central Highlands is breathtaking.
Places to stay nearby:
Local towns and villages:
Soutra Aisle, Scotland