Cross Keys Hotel

The Square, Kelso, Borders, Scotland, TD5 7HL, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $191.00

Travel Blogs from Kelso

Weeks 14 & 15 - Gilding

A travel blog entry by antandruthybabe


... of yellow gold left over I thought id experiment overlaying it onto the white. The result was quite interesting so that's how I left it, and it does contrast rather nicely with the frame.

All in all, an enjoyable two weeks, and a handy little skill to have learnt. Who knows when it will come in useful. If any readers need any gilding undertaken then I'll happily bling it up for you.


What a Wedding!!!

A travel blog entry by yvonnesuppa

... which was what made it so intimate and real. Their marriage ceremony was something they presented to us and included us in as opposed to something that was performed for them or to them. The vows were heartfelt and emotional and those lost in death were remembered in a moment of silence. It was lovely. The meal was superb. The entertainment lively and at times hysterically funny. Their was a choir and a ...

The Last Border Abbey

A travel blog entry by 35mph


There isn't much left of Kelso abbey. In fact we drove straight past it the first time round and had to come back. Kelso has been more systematically destroyed that the other three Border abbeys and it also suffered the indignity at one time of being 'restored' though this has now been undone.

HVM though that Kelso had the look of a French town and he's right, especially around the ...

Day 65 - On the right Traq

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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... of high moorland walking, seeing no other walkers, we descend to the little town of Galashiels and then around Gala Hill and up a steep forestry track. After a couple of hours of ascent, finally in windy and remote surroundings, reach the peak of the day at the summit known as the Three Brethren. Here we use Minchmoor road, as used by King Edward I, when he rampaged through Scotland in 1296.

We then start a slow return to lower altitudes through more forestry, and ...

UK travels

A travel blog entry by canham.honeymoo


... hours there without even scratching the surface. It is absolutely incredible some of the artifacts they have. We mainly looked at Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Armenia, with a little bit of Asian persuasion on the side. We went a bit camera crazy and took lots of video footage too. We then spent the afternoon with Carolyn roaming the streets (Trafalgar & Liecester square, St Paul's Cathedral, the National Gallery and London Bridge). We tried ...

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This hotel, located on The Square, Kelso, is near Roxburghe Golf Course, Kelso Abbey, and Roxburgh Castle.
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