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Selkirk - The Scenic town in the Scottish Border

The impressive town of Selkirk comforts on the Scottish Border, South of River Tweed, with plenty of sights and sceneries to look for. Located five miles Southwest of Melrose, this royal burgh flaunts a splendid countryside and picturesque outdoors. Its secluded charm and friendly populace makes Selkirk a perfect hideout among travelers and holiday makers.

The Market Square at one end of the high street holds a choice of shops, so don't miss out to buy the local favourite, 'Selkirk Bannock', a hard dried fruit cake. There are also an array of historic monuments narrating the glorious past of Selkirk. For visitors interest there are museums and art galleries, or one can step out for salmon fishing in the rivers out here. So plenty of option to look for in Selkirk.

The place also has a prosperous woollen industry which most of the people here are associated with for their livelihood. Selkirk also hold the Scotland's oldest horse racing track, the Gala Rig which too adds to the importance of this town.

Attractions in Selkirk

  • Bowhill House and Country Park

  • Halliwells House Museum

  • Selkirk Glass Visitor Centre

  • Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom

  • Abbotsford House

  • Melrose Abbey

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