Dryburgh Abbey


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Dryburgh Abbey

(drī`bərə), Premonstratensian abbey, Scottish Borders, SE Scotland, on the Tweed below Melrose. Founded in 1150, it was several times destroyed (1322 and 1545) and rebuilt and is now a picturesque ruin, a favorite subject for etching and painting. It belonged at one time to ancestors of Sir Walter Scott and contains his tomb.
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ee Dryburgh Abbey Wander among the graceful ruins of this beautiful Borders abbey and look for the Dryburgh Yew, reputedly one of Scotland's most ancient trees.
uk/anglesey-abbey SCOTLAND More than 50 Scottish gardens are part of the Snowdrop Festival - from the grand grounds of Blair Castle in Perthshire to the atmospheric ruins of Dryburgh Abbey on the banks of the River Tweed.
In fact Field Marshall Haig died in London in January 1928 and he was later buried at Dryburgh Abbey in the Scottish borders.
Not far from there his remains lie in the ruins of the imposing Dryburgh Abbey.
Donald McCain's seven-year-old looked pretty classy at Uttoxeter last time and is the leading light in the Dryburgh Abbey Hotel Novices' Handicap Chase.
I can see it in my mind's eye when I am thinking ofthe Romanesque parish church at Kilpeck on the Welsh Border, Dryburgh Abbey in the Scottish Borderland, the Michaelangelo Pieta in St Peter's.
The perky porkers were set to appear on the menu but bosses at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel at St Boswells, in the Borders, are having second thoughts after everyone grew so fond of them roaming around the garden.
A fierce 7m-tall stone statue of William Wallace was erected near Dryburgh Abbey, but this was puny compared with Schwantaler's 15.
The reception was held at Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, Melrose.
including Iona Abbey, Dryburgh Abbey and Smailholm Tower.
Signposted off the B6357 north of Newcastleton Dryburgh Abbey - the most beautiful of the Border abbeys and resting place of Sir Walter Scott Smailholm Tower - fine Peel castle with exhibition Kielder Forest and reservoir - a vast man-made forest ideal for hiking, cycling and fishingHousteads - visitor centre and fort on Roman Wall, just east of Carlisle Carlisle - worth stopping off en-route to explore the fine castle, Tullie House museum and cathedral