Dating in the scottish borders
It was also where we did the tomahawk throwing, and thought the two would work well together. Afternoon tea at the Roxburghe Hotel came with all the usual traditional morsels, but additionally there was Scottish salmon mousse and haggis bonbons. Being March it was very quiet and we had the drawing room all to ourselves, so we settled down by the fire and tucked in. It was actually one of the heartiest afternoon teas we’d ever eaten, and thankfully they gave us a ‘doggy bag’ to take home everything we couldn’t finish Top Tip: combine your afternoon tea with a session at the shooting school for a truly memorable day out in the Scottish Borders.
Probably the most famous ruin in all of Scotland, it was once loved by Robert the Bruce himself, and the chapter house was chosen as the final resting place for his heart.
I just knew I’d be useless whilst Hubbie would be flinging things left, right and centre, and hitting the target every time. Yet instead of feeling stupid, I absolutely loved it and hadn’t had that much fun in ages.
Tutor Tracy from the Roxburghe Shooting School expertly put us through our paces in the beautiful grounds of the Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course near Kelso (where we later had afternoon tea).
There are 4 Borders Abbeys, all quite close together and easily seen in a day or two combined with other attractions.
One of our favourite places to visit in the Scottish Borders has to be Jedburgh Abbey, still magnificent 9 centuries after its foundations were laid by David I.