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Smailholm Tower, Kelso

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  • We stopped here on our way from Kelso to Dryburgh Abbey. You have to know what and where you are going as you must drive on a one lane farm road, through pastureland and then pass through the farmer's...  more »
  • We arrived, when this tower was closed and it was getting dark. Still an absolutely amazing drive to this tower (please be sure to stop often and take pictures) and the tower itself is a must on your ...  more »
  • A must visit attraction if your in the Scottish boarders. Can be seen for miles while driving towards, and when you arrive it's breath taking. Views from the tower are out of this world. Can be a litt...  more »
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  • By the time we made it to Smailholm Tower, it was already closed, but we did get to walk around the 16th century exterior and see the nearby scenery. It's an interesting tower, and worth visiting if you happen to be in the area (e.g., as part of a visit to the nearby Border Abbeys, such as Melrose or Kelso).
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  • Without more, if you are in the area is nice but not worth making a trip only to see it
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