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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Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom

Sir Walter Scott’s Courtroom, which dates from 1804, is the building in which Scott sat as Sherriff of Selkirkshire for almost thirty years until his death in 1832.

Inside, visitors can learn about Scott’s fascinating relationship with the town of Selkirk, admire the permanent displays of Scott’s personal objects and wander around the courtroom which features a recreation of legal cases being heard by Walter Scott.

 Photograph ©Phil Wilkinson / Live Borders