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Yetholm Scotland

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Information on the village of Yetholm, near Kelso in Scotland.

Facilities in Yetholm

Yetholm Church

Yetholm Loch is a Scottish WildlifeTrust Reserve with many water birds to be seen at various times of the year. It was the site of Lochtour, a tower which was on an island in the loch, and which is reputed to have been the inspiration for the border keep in Walter Scott's 'The Monastery'.

Public Transport - There is a regular bus service from the Baptist Church stance in Bowmont Street, Kelso.

Church - Church of Scotland in Kirk Yetholm. Part of the linkage of Yetholm with Morebattle, Hounam and Linton. Rev Robin McHaffie, The Manse, Kirk Yetholm (01573 420308) is the present incumbent.
It is 'B' listed, with access for partially abled, and with a hearing induction loop.
Services every Sunday at 10.00am.

For more information on the history of Yetholm Parish Church see: Articles about Yetholm's History

School - Primary School in Town Yetholm. Secondary pupils travel to Kelso High School. Headmaster - Mrs Linda McCall (01573 420363)

Medical Services - Village surgery - Monday, Wednesday, Friday (8.30 - 10.30).
Appointments - phone Kelso Surgery (01573 224424)

Kirk Yetholm

Library - Mobile library visits on Tuesdays every fortnight.

Village Services and Facilities

  • Post Office within Post Mistress' home
  • Village Shop
  • Gibson's Garage and Petrol Station
  • Scout Hall
  • Wauchope Hall

Representatives - SBC Councillor - Alec Nicol (01573 228388)
Community Council Secretary - Anne McDonald (01573 420392)

Church Activities
Carol Butler (01573 420356)

Other Facilities
Scout Hall - Peter Boyd (01573 420765)
Wauchope Hall - Jim Cockburn (01573 420387)