On leaving Dunbar it was just a short hop south to Lauder to stay at the Thirlestane Castle Caravan Site (click here for my review).
We still stopped on the way for a spot of lunch and to watch the cows in the fields though! (Notice how we were still in our shorts. In October. In Scotland!!)
The reason we had chosen this site was that it was in the grounds of Thirlestane Castle – which had closed for the season just a day or 2 before we arrived…..
Still, it was a nice walk along the road down towards the castle and then back up the steep road to head into the small town. Here we wandered along the High Street, taking in the numerous ‘Wynds’, the old church (which has a watchhouse in the grounds to protect against bodysnatchers) , the town hall and pubs.
We visited the unusual church – unusual in that Continue reading “Scottish Borders – Lauder and Jedburgh”