Welcome To Jedburgh
The pretty market town of Jedburgh is situated on the main A68 in the south eastern corner of Scotland, and located 10 miles from the border with England. It has panoramic views at Carter Bar and is just over an hour's drive away from Scotland's vibrant capital, Edinburgh. This Royal and Ancient Burgh forms the historic gateway to Scotland.The town is dominated by a magnificent 12th century Augustinian Abbey with its dedicated visitor centre, while amenities include free car and coach parking with adjacent comfort stops and free WiFi access. There are restaurants and cafés where you can enjoy morning coffee, lunch, and afternoon tea, and relax in the picturesque market place. Jedburgh hosts a good number of specialist shops and outlets, including our award winning butchers
|Archaeology dig in Queen Street
Click here for detail thanks to ALLAN PORTERFIELD for pictures
The Jed Eye
Annula report and accounts are available on the Jed Eye page.
A Place To Visit....A Place To Stay
As an important Border town, Jedburgh is packed with history. Take a look at Victorian reforms to prison life with a visit to the Castle Jail... or follow in the footsteps of many famous folk who have enjoyed the delights of this beautiful town by following the town trail
- Bonnie Prince Charlie, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns, William Wordsworth all walked these ancient streets. While arguably the most famous, Mary Queen of Scots, took up residence here - a visit to her 16th century fortified house will reveal the story of her tragic life.
However, Jedburgh is not just about its history - it is a living, vibrant market town. With its annual Jedhart Callants Festival
and a firm focus on the country life, Jedburgh offers a superb quality of life when looking for a place to visit and enjoy. There are many delightful pathways to suit walkers of all abilities, and along with horse riding
, and angling
, all within a 10 mile radius including the world famous River Tweed - not to mention the excellent accommodation
options - Jedburgh also provides the perfect base for your holiday or short break in the beautiful Scottish Borders. We are grateful to our sponsors for supporting and maintaining this website