Pernille and Thomas welcome you to come and stay with them in their 17th Century town house.

All our rooms are en-suite, with beautiful views of Jedburgh. Each room includes a hospitality tray with teas, caffettiera, ground coffee, Nescafe, hot chocolate and biscuits. Please note there is no access to the garden.

Originally built in 1635 our house is the oldest on Castlegate. Once used by Bonnie Prince Charlie’s horses on his ill fated trip South in 1745, the house boasts a wealth of history. Miss Jean Cruickshank, a muse of Robert Burns and inspiration for his song “A rosebud by my early walk”, written in 1787 as well as “A beauteous rosebud young and gay”—came to Meadhon House as a young bride. The daughter of the Latin master at the High School of Edinburgh she was only 12 years old when they were written, an accomplished singer she performed Burns’ songs while accomanying herself on piano.

The house itself is situated in the middle of Castlegate on a hill. The word meadhon meaning “midst” or “middle”.

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Check-in & Check-out
Check in is between 4pm and 7pm. If these times do not suit you, please call us on 01835 862504 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Guests are requested to vacate their rooms by 10.00am on the day of departure.

Jedburgh abbey



Jedburgh houses a wealth of historical sites and architecture, including the 900 year old Jedburgh Abbey, Jedburgh Castle Jail, Mary Queen of Scots House, the Capon tree, which has stood for over 1000 years, and Hutton’s Unconformity, one of the most important geological sites in the world.

There is also a lively calendar of local and community events with the highlight of the year being the Jethart Callant’s Festival in July. Visitors can also enjoy The Royal British Legion Pipe Band and Jedforest Instrumental Band concerts which take place at The Mercat Cross, next to the Jubilee Fountain as well as many other events through out the Summer months.

Jedburgh abbey, Scottish borders
Things to do

A mere 100,000 people live in the whole of the Borders area, so you have plenty of room, quiet roads and no parking problems! Here is a small personal selection of the “best bits”.

jedburgh castle jail

 Jedburgh Goal and Castle

The Castle is said to be one of the most haunted castles in Scotland, and you can attend a ghost hunting even
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Scott's View, overlooking the valley of the River Tweed and the Eildon Hill

There are a number of walks around Jedburgh and along the river for you to enjoy.

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A golfer tee's

There are many golf courses in the area. Jedburgh Golf Course is only one mile from Meadhon Guest House and just 12 miles away you will find Roxburghe Golf Course in Kelso

Mary, Queen of Scots house
Mary Queen of Scots’ House

A wonderful collection of objects associated with Mary has been gathered and put on show, reflecting the cult that has grown up around her. There are also ghost hunts held here

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Fly fishing

Fishing is available on the internationally renowned River Tweed and its tributaries.

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Floors Castle and the River Tweed, Kelso, Scottish Borders
Floors castle

Situated in Kelso, Scotlands largest inhabited castle is just 20 minutes from Meadhon Guest House

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Jedburgh Abbey
Jedburgh Abbey

Jedburgh Abbey, a ruined Agustinian abbey which was founded in the 12th century

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Born in the Borders
Born in the Borders

Set on the banks of the River Teviot, it brings together the best of everything that is grown, made, spun, produced, cooked and created in the area, they produce beer and there is a gin destillery, Lilliard distellery.

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Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre
Harestanes visitor centre

There is always something going on no matter what time of year, with a shop, cafe, walks and more.

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Lovatt gallery
Lovatt gallery

In Jedburgh, the gallery holds Beastie Workshop once a month

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Kelso Races

Enjoy a day out at the races in Kelso

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