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Getting There

There's no direct rail link to Jedburgh. The nearest rail station is at Berwick-upon-Tweed (tel. 08457/484-950 for information and tickets), from which you must take two buses. Depending on the day's schedule, it's sometimes more practical to take a train to Newcastle-upon-Tyne (England), and from there take a bus to Jedburgh.

There are daily buses from Edinburgh; a 9:15am bus arrives in Jedburgh at 10:55am and costs £8 one-way or £13 round-trip. Call tel. 08717/818-181 for schedules. From England, take the train to Berwick, and then the bus (a 75-min. trip) from Berwick to Kelso. In Kelso, transfer to another bus (six to eight per day) that continues to Jedburgh, a 25-minute ride. One-way fares are £4. For information, call the Jedburgh tourist office (which has all the schedules) or the Kelso bus station (tel. 01573/224-141). Two buses a day run from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Jedburgh, taking 90 minutes and charging £11 to £13 one-way.

If you're driving, at Corbridge (England), continue north into Scotland along A68, using Jedburgh as your gateway into the Borders. From Edinburgh, take A7 and then A68, following the signs to Jedburgh. From the center of Edinburgh, expect a driving time of around 75 minutes.

Visitor Information

The Jedburgh Visitor Centre (tel. 01835/863-435) is at Murray's Green, near the police station, adjacent to the spot where buses pull in, behind the Town Hall, and very close to the famous abbey. It's open all year daily 10am to 5pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.