Author Topic: Venlaw in Peebles  (Read 7197 times)

Offline 1716

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Re: Venlaw in Peebles
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 03 September 13 13:12 BST (UK) »
Venlaw House (as it was known in the 1820s) was situated on the site of "Smithfield Castle"

Its been known as "Venlaw Castle" for as long as I can remember.

Venlaw is (arguably) where the good folks of Peebles burned witches in the 1600s.


"The castle is 10 minutes very pleasant walk from the A703 - easiest way from the town is the entrance just opposite the Honda garage - just past the bus station."

More like 200 metres - although slightly uphill!

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Re: Venlaw in Peebles
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 03 September 13 14:16 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the info on Venlaw Castle.

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