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Dryburgh Abbey

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  • Dryburgh Abbey
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Medieval ruin by the River Tweed.

Established in 1150 as the first house in Scotland of the Premonstratensian order.  The Abbey has been on fire three times, however, still boast some of the best Gothic architecture in Scotland. David Erskine and Sir Walter Scott are buried here.

For more information visit: https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/dryburgh-abbey-p255561 

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Updated: November 04, 2020

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55.577085, -2.649540
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55°34'37.5"N 2°38'58.3"W
UTM
30U 522095 6159067
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245 m
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Ein steiler Anstieg führt hinauf zu fantastischen Aussichten auf die umgebende Landschaft, bevor es stetig hinunter nach St. Boswells geht.

from Peter Haaf,   AbenteuerWege Reisen GmbH
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3:05 h
245 m
246 m

A steep climb leads up to fantasic views of the countryside, once reaching the saddle, the descent takes you to your destination of St Boswells.

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