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Peebles Travel Guide  

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Located on the river Tweed, Peebles is a city in the Scottish borders. The place is a home to many people due to its industrial importance, people travel from far-away places in search of earning their living. Historically the city has some oldest buildings like The St. Andrews Church and The Old Parish Church.
Peebles is hardly 45-minutes drive from Edinburgh. Communicating to Peebles is also quite simple as there are hourly buses from the city to Edinburgh and other adjacent areas. The city also has many cycle routes through forests. Bikes can also be hired from Edinburgh to visit the city.
The city has a market at the convergence of eastgate and the northgate roads, the eastgate has a gate which goes to Peebles. The city is exactly parallel to the river Tweed which is at the west of the Parish Church.
Peebles has a population of  8065.

Area code:
01721
Time zone:
UTC+0
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Overall Guide : The Tweeddale MuseumThe Tweeddale museum is located on the high street, which is basically a gift to the town of Peebles. There are exhibitions which are held throughout the year. The museum also has two noteworthy friezes, this is the... more copy of the Elgin Marbles from Athens and another one is the 19th century Triumph of Alexander. EventsCarry on stitchingAn exhibition which marks the 10 anniversary of the Embroiders Guild in PeeblesTreasured Places – Creative ConnectionsExhibition of art, poetry, photography and animation by the community groups across the country in the workshops by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. These creative exhibits will be displayed alongside the inspirational exhibits. ChurchesSt. Andres Church is the oldest building in the town. It was found in the year 1195 and was demolished by the Soldiers of Henry eighth. Than the stones which were left out were used for other constructions. Other church is the Cross Kirk which is also quite ancient. It belonged to the year 1261. The Cross Kirk is the venue for a very famous Local festival.
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Overall Guide : Nice place to live, very friendly plenty to do & join but lacks transport & petrol prices over the top.
Not to be missed Chambers Institute , High Street - Buildings , Neidpath Castle
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