Things to do in Kelso Scottish Borders
Abbeys in Scotland
Ruins of the west end of the great abbey church built in 1128 by the Tironesian monks from France. Only fragmentary remains after its repeated destruction by the English, but still an impressive structure.
In the care of Historic Scotland.
OS ref: NT 728338
How to get there:
Within the town of Kelso.
By public transport:
Kelso is well served by public transport to all Border towns, Edinburgh and Berwick.
Seasonal opening details:
To celebrate the 900th Anniversary of the monks who founded the Abbey coming to Selkirk and then on to Kelso, there will be a week of events from September 2nd to 8th 2013. Details can be found at Kelso Abbey 900
April to September Daily: 9.30am till 4.30pm
Oct to March 9.30 to 4.30 (Closed Thursday and Friday)
Kelso War Memorial and burial vaults of the Dukes of Roxburghe.
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