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Dryburgh Abbey, St. Boswells

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
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  • We stayed at the Hotel next to the abbey so decided to have a walk here. It was absolutely beautiful and very well signed throughout the site so we ended up learning quite a lot about the Abbey and ho...  read more »
  • A beautiful abbey. There was a wedding in the cloisters that afternoon but that did not spoil the trip. Beautiful surroundings, you could have a picnic in the grounds, lovely and peaceful. The trees a...  read more »
  • One of the better preserved abbeys I have seen - well worth exploring. Needed more time here. Some famous people buried within the grounds. 
  • After visiting Abottsford, we made it a point to visit Dryburgh Abbey as well. The final resting place of Sir Walter Scott was so peaceful and picturesque. I can certainly understand why he loved this place. Great staff and the kids really enjoyed finding the answers on the explorer sheets.
  • Lovely that the Abbey is Dog Friendly­čśŐ.Had a superb snowy visit on Saturday 30th January.
  • The second of the "Border Abbeys" we went to was Dryburgh. This is where Sir Walter Scott is buried, which should tell you something about it (for better and for worst). Despite that, it is deservedly renowned, and was far less touristed than nearby Melrose Abbey. The buildings are set amidst beautiful grounds, including some fine 17th, 18th, and 19th century tombstones in the scenic cemetery.
  • What a beautiful place would go back anytime
  • Of all the Border Abbey's, this was our favorite.
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