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I go in search of yew trees in the Scottish Borders at the site of a 6th century abbey Old Melrose.
None of these Yews have been recorded before!
Fancy going on a tour to discover some yew trees for yourself??
It may be strange to learn that there was once 2 cities within the Scottish Borders in the 13th and 14th centuries that were highly regarded as the centre of European politics and economy.
In pictures – Buckholm Tower and a Ghost Story
A man finds the translation of a 17th century Latin inscribed gravestone in Galashiels, which remembers the battle of Dunbar
A man wonders what William Wallace has been looking at for 200 years
All the Scottish Border towns have “Common Ridings” or Gatherings each summer to commemorate the history and traditions of each place. The horse has been an integral part of Border culture since the Reiving times.