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Jedburgh Abbey (HES)
Jedburgh Abbey (HES)

Jedburgh Abbey (HES)

A majestic building founded by David I in 1138. The Abbey church is almost complete. Award winning visitor centre.

The towering ruins of this vast abbey complex are testament to the power of both royalty and the medieval church. Founded by David I in 1138, the abbey was linked to a nearby royal castle. Alexander III married Yonde de Dreux here. You can explore the fine nave, cloisters and herb garden. The abbey museum houses many artefacts including an ivory comb from the 1100s that shows Hercules slaying a dragon. There are also history displays, a virtual tour and dressing-up clothes.

Contact and Information

Jedburgh
TD8 6JQ
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1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Last entry 5pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm
Last entry 3.30pm

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Toilets Available
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Gift Shop
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Disabled Toilets
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Picnic Area

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