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Welcome to Kelso
Kelso has a vibrant business community and an active Chamber of Trade.
Civic Week was started in 1937 by John Scott, baker and Provost of the town so that Kelso could have a Common Riding similar to the other Border towns.
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You'll find Kelso full of fascinating history. There's the Romanesque abbey, built in 1128 and the memorial Cloister to the 8th Duke of Roxburgh. Floors Castle - the largest inhabited house in Scotland can clearly be seen from Kelso Bridge and further afield is the site of the town of Roxburgh with its castle - first recorded as the residence of the Earl of Northumberland in 1107. See also people of note associated with Kelso and family names of the Kelso area.
There are a number of villages near Kelso.
Kelso is twinned with Orchies in France, and has spawned a number of other places named Kelso.
If your local organisation, sports club or business is not on Kelso Scotland, the Town Web Site, please contact us.
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