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Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom

Market Place, Selkirk TD7 4BT, Scotland
+44 1750 720761
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Discover Sir Walter Scott's links with Selkirk

Allow half an hour or so for this worthwhile visit, where you will find yourself in the courtroom... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
EileenT63
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Guildford, United Kingdom
nice little museum

we visited here on tuesday it is a small museum but the gentleman who guides you is extreley... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Simonthefireman
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newcastle
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Market Place, Selkirk TD7 4BT, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Allow half an hour or so for this worthwhile visit, where you will find yourself in the courtroom of Sir Walter, able to walk around the wax work figures seated on the benches, and learn (from the knowledgeable courtroom guide on duty, and from information...More

1  Thank EileenT63
Reviewed 4 August 2017

we visited here on tuesday it is a small museum but the gentleman who guides you is extreley friendly and knowlegable

1  Thank Simonthefireman
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this attraction as we were in the local area. Met by a lovely young lady who had plenty of time to show us round. Plenty of readable information boards and a little game of find the hidden dog pictures for the children- just...More

1  Thank Racharl
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a small attraction telling the history of the courtroom and its links with Sir Walter Scott. Worth a visit if you are in Selkirk. Allow about half an hour to read the displays.

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Sir Walter Scott's courtroom sheds light on his career as a sheriff and his personal qualities of empathy and mercy. There are some interesting panels explaining the social context of life in the borders at that time, as well as information on his novels. It...More

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It only comprises one room but it's worth a visit and it's free!!! Very interesting and staff very friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Julian500
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this small attraction on May Day. The courtroom is set out with very realistic figures, and tells a moving story about Scott having sympathy with a man convicted in his court, who eventually becomes a life long friend. Other Scott memorabilia is on...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

the court room was very interesting and was great to have time on your own to look around and was able to relax

Thank jacksAberdeen
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The original courtroom where Sir Walter Scott sat as Sheriff and dispensed justice, well worth a visit with articles from the day on display in well laid out display cabinets. Admission is free.

Thank RacJac
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Visited Selkirk recently the court house is only a short walk fro the main town square and is worth a visit , a lot of people like myself associate Walter Scott with his writings about border life , and do not know about this side...More

1  Thank Rymanskid
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