The Scottish Border Abbey’s Tour is a car tour that will give you an opportunity to visit magnificent homes, historic castles and abbeys, stunning hills and picturesque villages. Drive through Edinburgh, Melrose, Dryburgh Abbey, River Tweed, and Kelso Abbey. Explore Traquair House, Smailholm Tower, Mary Queen of Scots Museum, and Thirlestane Castle.
The borders was home to Sir Walter Scott, one of Scotland’s renowned writers of novels including Rob Roy and Ivanhoe. In Melrose, you will stop at the scenic Scott’s Viewpoint where you have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Scotland’s scenery. In Kelso, you may visit the mysterious 15th century Rosslyn Chapel which appeared in Dan Brown’s “Da Vinci Code”.
Other possible options include Traquair House, Smaillholm Tower, Jedburgh Abbey, Mary Queen of Scots Museum, and many more!