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 About Ancrum There is a public telephone here. There is a pub here. There is a grocery shop here. There is a post office here. 
Accommodation in the Ancrum area is very limited, it may be worth booking two nights in either Melrose or Jedburgh and taking public transport to and from the route to complete this stretch. Ancrum has a pleasant village green. There are 12th century records, though little remains of the old village, which was destroyed three times by the English in cross-border raids. The stone market cross dates back to the 13th century, though it may have been moved a little. At the east end of the village there are walls, believed to be on the site of the Bishop’s Palace. A kilometre to the east is the Harestanes Visitor Centre, open from 1st April to 31st October. From here there are several way-marked and guided short walks round the farm estate. There is also a lively programme of traditional countryside activities; check to see what coincides with your visit. One walk is to the Waterloo Monument, which has a spectacular platform, allowing you to view your progress along St Cuthbert’s Way and to have a look at the land ahead.

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 Places to stay in Ancrum

Mountyhooly Haugh B & B
Mounthooly, Ancrum  TD8 6T
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 Property type: B & B
 Accreditations: Not Classified

Mounthooly Haugh is a recently developed country house offering luxurious Bed and Breakfast in the heart of the Scottish Borders. Idyllically situated in a very quiet, rural position between Jedburgh and Kelso. Public footpaths can be reached directly from the property with the well known St. Cuthbert’s Way only a short walk away and The River Teviot is within a five minute walk, where wild otters and salmon have been seen. Evening meals are available at ‘The Caddy Mann Restaurant’ on a Friday and Saturday night a short walk away, or taxis are available to either Jedburgh or Kelso.

Room TypePer room
2 double ensuite rooms£85.00

vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
Last updated: 7/17/2017

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Hoolets Nest
Mount Hooly, Jeburgh  TS8 6TJ
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 Property type: B & B

Large bungalow situated in large garden. Three minute walk from the route. Necessary to send phone number if meal required. Very friendly dogs live here but are shut in different part of the house before guests arrive. Caddy Mann restaurant is two minutes walk away and is open on Friday and Saturday night. It is advised to book as it can be very busy. Warm welcome with homemade cake and tea (or coffee!!) on arrival. Large English breakfast.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
1 Mile south of Hare Stanes.
Distance from path: 365 m   OS reference: 24 66

Room TypePer room
1 single room (shared facilities)£35.00
1 double room (shared facilities)£68.00
1 twin room (shared facilities)£68.00

dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
Last updated: 12/13/2018

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pets accepted herePets accepted   packed lunches availablePacked lunches available
evening meal availableEvening meals available   this is a no smoking propertyNo smoking property