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Roxburgh Castle, Scottish Borders
Roxburgh Castle

Roxburgh Castle

Things to do in Kelso Scottish Borders
Archaeological-Sites in Scotland

The ruins of the famous castle of Roxburgh, favourite of Scottish kings, seated on its massive grassy mound between the Rivers Tweed and Teviot.

On Roxburghe Estates land.

On the banks of the River Teviot, about one mile out of Kelso.
OS ref: NT 712337

How to get there:
By car: Drive over Kelso Bridge going South, turn immediately along the A699 road (St Boswells). On crossing Teviot Bridge, castle is on the left. Small car park next to white cottage, or park on riverside before Teviot Bridge and walk over. Stile from roadside and path to foot of mound (Part of Borders Abbeys Way Kelso to Jedburgh Section).
By public transport: Not really viable.

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Attached attractions:
Fine view to Floors Castle

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Places to stay nearby:

Local towns and villages:
- Roxburgh
- Kelso

Roxburgh Castle, Scotland