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Scott's View

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All reviews eildon hills dryburgh abbey funeral procession sir walter scott scottish borders admire the view overlooking the valley lovely view sunny day vantage point beautiful landscape worth the detour short stop well worth a visit tweed river wallace monument car park
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a favorite view of Sir Walter Scott and as others have stated his funeral procession stopped on it's way for one last glimpse of this beautiful countryside. Just a few moments to revel in the Scottish countryside.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mcfiddle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the area, take the effort to follow the narrow road to the view point. There is parking space for a few cars and ample space to admire the view over the valley on a clear day

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to Dryburgh Abbey, you will not be disappointed (unless foggy!!) just go through the gate and sit and soak it all up.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KellyBrighouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful countryside is hard to describe as it is equal to any view in all of Scotland. The side story of Scott's funeral procession horse drawn hearse, pausing one last time for Scott to enjoy the view is completely understandable!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jen4074
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This view has been a source of creative inspiration over the centuries and stands as a fine tribute to Scott. We love this part of Scotland, with the Abbey and the wonderful array of mature deciduous trees standing so perfectly in harmony with the undulating...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank profjoypc
Reviewed September 13, 2019

Sir Walter Scott's famous favourite view. Each visit catches a different mood. Take a camera and keep a lovely memory.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 895jackt
Reviewed September 4, 2019

Marvellous! What a stunning view from this stop en route to the magnificent Wallace statue or Dryburgh Abbey. On a clear day you can see for miles!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GwynethG306
Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

Well worth the short drive in the countryside to view the Eildons and valley. Beautiful scenery can see how it inspired Scott with his writing. Recommended to see especially if visiting from abroad.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Linda M
Reviewed August 29, 2019

Iconic view of the Scottish Borders. Best time of the day watching the sun go down behind the Eildons or nice summer picnic spot. Carpark can get busy during the summer months.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank william H
Reviewed August 26, 2019

I was amazed by the views. There are helpful information plaques providing additional information. My husband had hiked there earlier the same day, and thoroughly enjoyed his walk.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Ray G | Reviewed this property |
You can leave Jedburgh making for Melrose and I think you have to turn off on to a minor road. I called at the statue of William Wallace (Braveheart) on the way but it is tucked away although very impressive. Scotts View is... More
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