Borders Journeys aren’t the first to offer tours of the Scottish Borders! Back in 1894 John Turnbull & Co. of Selkirk were offering a tour of Ettrick and Yarrow on their four-in-hand coach ‘Flower of the Forest’. Today you can travel in comfort aboard our mini-bus ‘Jeannie’
Original advert from Ettrick & Yarrow – A Guide by William Angus (1894)
A convey of carriages making its way along the Captain’s Road from Crosscleuch , by the Devil’s Elbow. The carriages were heading towards Berrybush where they would either turn left for the Gordon Arms in the Yarrow Valley or right for the Tushielaw Inn in the Ettrick Valley.
Advert and photograph courtesy of Old Yarrow and Ettrick by Alex F. Young – ISBN 1840333618 (Stenlake Publishing Ltd.)
This entry was posted on Sunday, June 10th, 2012 at 11:10 am. It is filed under Borders, Ettrick Shepherd, Ghost Tours, Group Tours, Guided Tours, Innerleithen, James Hogg, Jeannie, Loch of the Lowes, Mungo Park, Scotland, Scottish Borders, Selkirk, Sir Walter Scott, St. Mary's Loch, Stunning Views, Tibbie Shiels, Tours, Yarrow and tagged with Crosscleuch, Gordon Arms, Tushielaw Inn. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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