Places to Visit

Scott’s life and stories have a rich association with many places across Scotland and further afield. Explore some of those sites on our interactive map.

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Rhymer’s Stone,

Rhymer’s stone is a monument to Thomas the Rhymer, the reputed prophet from the Border town of Earlston and protagonist of a well-known folktale and Scottish ballad which featured in Sir Walter Scott’s Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border (1802).