Travel Blogs from Jedburgh, United Kingdom

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Goodbye Scotland, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye Scotland

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Great day of cycling through the Scottish Boarders.  Coasted through the beautiful Tweed Valley.  But then the climb began around Selkirk.  Several km’s leading up to the town, going straight up through the town, and for several ...

In which I join a club, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

In which I join a club

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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So this morning Trevor the manager of the caravan site at Jedburgh asks why I'm not a member of The Camping and Caravanning Club who run the site. Since it costs me an extra seven quid every time I use one of their sites as a non-member I don’t have ...

Swords and canons, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Swords and canons

A travel blog entry by france4

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hi,well,I didn't write to you in a while so now I am.We went to Edinburgh castle and it was AWESOME!!There were about 20 cannons and REAL crown jewels! There were lots of swords and old guns. We stayed in Hundalee house with a dog. Then we went to the ...

Games Monks Play, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Games Monks Play

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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... little green metal signs with white writing on that you get at historic monuments as I remember coming across them when I was little. Jedburgh has a good one for the Room of Uncertain Function. I think it takes a bit of nerve for an organisation like ...

Great chieftain o' the puddin-race!, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Great chieftain o' the puddin-race!

A travel blog entry by 35mph

Tonight we dined in style. It's not Burns Night but we have an award winning Haggis that needs eating. Kicked off with a pre-dinner snort of 12 year old Glenkinchie - sweet soft start, becoming flowery. Next the prime Haggis that we found ...

21st Century Town, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

21st Century Town

A travel blog entry by 35mph

Jedburgh has been around since at least the 845 A.D. and used to dispense a brand of justice based on hang first, trial later but you know what? It now has free high speed wireless internet access across the entire town as well as a ...

The Borders, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

The Borders

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

... (her work district) and it was great it is a lovely area down there. We went to the Kelso abbey and then drove to Jedburgh and went to Carter's Rest where Katherine mother use to work a few years back. We also went to the Jedburgh abbey and that was ...

The Queen, the watch and the mole, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

The Queen, the watch and the mole

A travel blog entry by 35mph

... a year later though God knows why as by all accounts he seems to have been an unutterable bounder. Queen Mary's House in Jedburgh is now a visitor centre that documents her life and the weasels (or otherwise) who surrounded her. It's also full of relics ...

Jedburgh Double Mystery, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Jedburgh Double Mystery

A travel blog entry by 35mph

... first single track road with passing places (they’ll be a few of those I feel) to Hopehouse near Ettrick and our first campsite. We shall return to Jedburgh to solve the double mystery of the haggis/sausage and Mary, Queen of Scots house another ...

Amazing Abbey ruins!, Melrose and Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Amazing Abbey ruins!

A travel blog entry by bandglittle

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... to look at it properly. The weather although cold isn't too bad at the moment, but before we leave the abbey it gets bitterly cold. Jedburgh Abbey was founded by David the I in 1138, and they say his intention was to show the British that he could build a ...

In Scotland Again, Catcleugh, United Kingdom travel blog

In Scotland Again

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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Carter Bar is where the A68 crosses the England/Scotland border. There aren't any houses or officialdom but there are a load of flags, big stones with ENGLAND and SCOTLAND carved on them (they must have replaced the metal signpost that HVM encountered) ...

Day 33 - Lazy River, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 33 - Lazy River

A travel blog entry by charlief

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... cleared and the Eildon Hills stand proud on the landscape. Being Roman, Dere Street is well, straight, and the journey to Jedburgh straightforward! The path is very quiet and spring is definitely in the air as the hedgerows and woods are filled with bird ...

Hello and Goodbye..., Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Hello and Goodbye...

A travel blog entry by travellingted

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Teddy wore his YELLOW jumper with a GREY scarf. Start temp : 11.0c    Finish temp 13.5 c Distance walked  17.81 miles                Time  :  8 hours ...

Day 39 - Cuthbert's latest miracle - Fray Bentos, Ancrum, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 39 - Cuthbert's latest miracle - Fray Bentos

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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We awake once again to the patter of rain on the window.  It is remarkable just how much rain appears to fall here in Scotland in summer.  Anyway, by now we are ready to take whatever the weather throws at us in our stride and we instead ...

Day 61 - Bye bye Sassenachs, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 61 - Bye bye Sassenachs

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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... Vindolanda. The Dere St. route is wonderfully tranquil here, with lonely hill top risings and tree lined magical lanes. Finally into Jedburgh, where I will be spending a couple of rest days, waiting for the Post Office to open and pick up my new maps and ...

Confuscious would be proud, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Confuscious would be proud

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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Yours Sincerely, Ashley ...

Hadrian's Wall, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Hadrian's Wall

A travel blog entry by brianc

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... landscapes. The skies were as blue as blue and we could see for miles.   On to the A68 and in to Jedburgh...again. We stopped in a supermarket and bought some rolls for lunch which we then ate atop Scott's view...a hill just east of Galashiels. ...

Day 62 & 63 Feet up, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 62 & 63 Feet up

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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Day 62 - 400 winks Day 63 - Second day in the quiet border town of Jedburgh, with a long long history, retaining the medieval layout in the centre and a great curryhouse! There are 83 different versions/spellings of it's name over the years and the local ...

Off We Go, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Off We Go

A travel blog entry by gregandgail

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... checking in we went into Jedburgh for some dinner. Ended up at the Belters Bar and ate a superb meal at the Foresters Restaurant inside. After dinner had a look around Jedburgh and will come back n the morning for a look at the castle and abbey ...

the end of our Scottish adventure, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

the end of our Scottish adventure

A travel blog entry by jordan_sarah

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... out the Abbey and it was massive. Crazy to think what life would have been like back in the day. We decided to stop at Jedburgh for the night, but little did we know it had flash flooded the day before and the camp grounds weren’t taking tents so ...

43/60 Bordering the Insane, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

43/60 Bordering the Insane

A travel blog entry by trevaaa

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Today I planned to take a sneaky shortcut to save what my book called a"brutally steep climb" but my chosen route had been closed due to tree felling so was left with no option! The book was right it was brutal... I was scrambling up a rock face at one ...

Changeover Day 13, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Changeover Day 13

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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... so we have socks for tomorrow. We had a natter and a cuppa before leaving at noon for home. Stewart headed north to Jedburgh with the campervan. I headed south to Hexham with Renate and Eva to get them back to the train station for their onward journey ...

Border Abbeys, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Border Abbeys

A travel blog entry by elaqid

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... it being used once again by the british.  The current building dates back to 1820 and was solely a prison.   From Jedburgh we continued our journey towards Melrose where we visited the Abbey also in ruins as a result of the wars with ...

When You Coming Home Mike?, Scotland, United Kingdom travel blog

When You Coming Home Mike?

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

I am not much of a musician, and therefore the song I wrote about the Pennine Way is set to the tune of another classic - Cats in the Cradle. Which version of the song you set it to kind of depends on your mood, and how high up a bloody mountain you ...

Phase 13 Day 4, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Phase 13 Day 4

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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... company and I am sure we will be walking a lot more with them both. We headed for home driving close to Oxnam and through Jedburgh before heading back down the A68 to Bellingham, a cuppa and a cake. We were all tired as finished the day. As a celebration ...

Phase 14 Day 1, Jedburgh-Maxton, United Kingdom travel blog

Phase 14 Day 1

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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... of the Border Abbeys Way – a wonderful walking route covering 68 miles that links the border towns of Melrose, Kelso, Jedburgh, Hawick and Selkirk. We headed down the side of Jed water watching sand martins at play swooping to catch flies close to ...

The Last Day, Scotland, United Kingdom travel blog

The Last Day

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

The last stage of the Pennine Way is typically Byrness to Kirk Yetholm. Last and, arguably, the hardest. Apart from having some of the nastiest ascents on the journey, as you clamber up the Cheviot Hills, it is also the longest by far - 28 miles. This ...

Ancrum (...vicino Jedburgh), Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Ancrum (...vicino Jedburgh)

A travel blog entry by magicool

Alle 9.30 PM arriviamo finalmente nel nostro primo Bed & Breakfast. La struttura molto bella ed il tempo sembra essere migliorato. Non piove e ci sono 18...tutto sommato una serata piacevole...ma che fame!!! Andiamo in giro alla ricerca di ...

Day 38 - Byrness to Jedburgh, Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 38 - Byrness to Jedburgh

A travel blog entry by sueandjulie

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... in glorious sunshine. We then continued following Dere Street on its straight line for several miles across country into a lane leading into Jedburgh.   Dere Street runs from York to Edinburgh. It was conceived by Agricola (AD79-83) and was used, it ...

Catching Up:  On the way to the Wall..., Jedburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Catching Up: On the way to the Wall...

A travel blog entry by lalcorn

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... , so that was fine.  After leaving Edinburg, we headed toward the Lake District.  We stopped first for a 'comfort stop' in Jedburgh, which is a woolen mill area.  I got a nice scarf there, plus more magnets.  I'm finding tons of fun ...

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