Don't miss the pastries at Melrose's best bakery, Jackie Lunn, Ltd., High Street (tel. 01896/822-888).

Two of the town's most likable pubs are the one in the King's Arms, High Street (tel. 01896/823-998), where you'll generally find lots of rugby players hoisting a pint or two, and the somewhat more sedate one in Burts Hotel, Market Square (tel. 01896/822-285).

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