Thinking of moving to Jedburgh?
Jedburgh is a most welcoming sight when you travel over the Cheviot Hills via the A68. It is a gateway town to Scotland and a lovely place to live.
Jedburgh has a TD8 postcode. Also included are the villages of Ancrum • Lanton • Oxnam and the surrounding countryside
Here’s what we like about Jedburgh
Jedburgh has so much more than visiting coach parties get to see
Go beyond the Edinburgh Woolen Mill and the Tourist Information Centre and you start to get a feel for the rich heritage of Jedburgh. Visit the stunning 12th Century • Jedburgh Abbey, • Mary Queen of Scots House and • Jedburgh Castle and Jail. • See Wikipedia for Dates and History
What’s in Town?
Jedburgh Market Place and High Street are exceptionally pretty and there are some ‘rare-find’ shops such as • David Thomson Outfitters, • A. J. Learmonth, Butchers, • The Lovatt Gallery, a • Chocolate Shop and a greengrocers where •Jethart Snails are made. Education, from nursery to secondary, is at the state of the art Jedburgh Grammar Campus set to open this academic year • . Town facilities include the • Medical Practice, • Community Arts Centre and • Men’s Shed.
Places to Stay and Eat
Come and stay for a few days to get a feel for the Jedburgh area. Places to stay in town and nearby include • The Glenbank House Hotel, • Meadhon Guest House, • Allerton House, • Airenlea, • Newton Farmhouse and • Harden Mains Farmhouse B&B. There are also many • Self Catering holiday lets. Places to eat in town include: • The Capon Tree and • Abbey Bridge Coffee Shop and worth a trip are • The Caddy Man, and • Born in the Borders
Things to do
• Jedburgh Swimming Pool welcomes families and • Jedburgh Golf Club welcomes visiting golfers. There are several Walking Routes around Jedburgh as well as •The Borders Abbeys Way . You can even go • Walking with Alpacas! The playpark at • Harestanes is newly refurbished and the nearby • Woodside Garden Centre hosts events and activities, as does • Born in the Borders.• Monteviot House and Gardens and it’s Wellington Monument are worth a visit as is Mary Queen of Scots’ Visitor Centre . • Ferniehirst Castle is open to the public in July.
Gatherings and Events
Jedburgh High Street gets boarded up in preparation for the annual • Hand Ba’ which is held soon after Shrove Tuesday and Jedburgh Rugby Club host a Sevens Tournament annually. The Common Riding is known as the • Callant’s Festival and is held in June. •Jedburgh Running Festival is held in October. Ancrum hosts an Art Fair annually.
The charming hamlet of Crailing
Crailing is in an area of lovely open countryside, with nearby • Nisbet and the village of • Ancrum a short walk away. Local attractions include • Woodside Nursery and Café, • Harestanes Woodland Centre, • Monteviot House and Gardens and the • Teviot Water Gardens and Smokery at • Eckford. The nearby towns of • Kelso and Jedburgh each have distinctive characters, quality shops and schools. Crailing is an ideal location for golf enthusiasts, with the championship course at the • Roxburghe and further eighteen hole courses at • Jedburgh, • Hawick and • Minto. There are good road connections with both • Edinburgh and • Newcastle commutable within approximately an hour by car. A school bus service operates from the village.