Roxburgh Castle

History & Heritage
The ruins of Roxburgh Castle sits near to the joining point of the River Tweed and Teviot.
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About Roxburgh Castle

The ruins of Roxburgh Castle sits near to the joining point of the River Tweed and Teviot. The castle is said to date back to the era of King David I who founded the castle around 1128. In 1174 it was surrendered to England after the capture of William I at Alnwick, and was often in English hands thereafter. It fell to a state of abandonment in the mid 15th century. The nearest parking is in the town of Kelso.

The castle ruins can be found at Grid Ref: NT713337 .

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