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Mary Queen of Scots House

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Address: Queen Street, Jedburgh TD8 6EN, Scotland
Phone Number: 01835 86331
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This 16th-century fortified house was visited by the queen in 1556 and now...

This 16th-century fortified house was visited by the queen in 1556 and now contains an exhibition dedicated to her life.

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Full of history

Decided to visit as we were passing through, free admission and full of history, would have liked to listened to the audio walk through but didn't really have the time, definitely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
julieb38
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The admission is free ! And only 50p for a audio guide Worth a visit if your in Jedburgh you will learn all about Mary queen of Scott's

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to visit as we were passing through, free admission and full of history, would have liked to listened to the audio walk through but didn't really have the time, definitely going back for another visit, as free admission, free local parking and also interested in visiting the Castle and jail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited the House for the first time and found it steeped in history, very informative and spent a good couple of hours here with walks around the gardens.

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Whitley Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As we were in Jedburgh town centre this was on the list of places to visit. A good size property but the last room at the top of the house got very crowded. Not a room for the claustrophobic. Gardens are well kept and lovely in the sunshine. Look out for the room behind the secret panel.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. It is free and very interesting. There was plenty of information around to make the experience even better. We were here about an hour. That was enough time for us to walk around and take it all in. If in Jedburgh, then definitely pay this place a visit.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an interesting place. We hired an audio guide for 50p which was very informative, although there is plenty of information around without it. A really great place to visit and I can't believe its free to get in. A must do when in Jedburgh.

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Thank Jowls92
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entry for a walk round a house that dates back to before the 1500's,! Not much to see but just to feel the history was enough.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see exhibition for those interested in Mary Queen of Scotland or Scottish history. Unfortunately the building is not wheelchair accessible and had a few levels of stairs which could be a problem for those with mobility issues especially as some of the stairs are slightly worn and/or uneven The member of staff was very friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And it is free! It's a sad story that needs to be told and the explanations in each room give you a good idea of life in 16 century Scotland. It helped to clarify the royal family tree too. Well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful old building with lots of well explained exhibits about the life of Mary Queen of Scott's. I have always been fascinated by this period of history and it did not disappoint. My English friends knew little about her but were interested in the various versions of the story of her tragic life. Some fantastic individual pieces like the death... More 

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