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Greenlaw is a village situated in the foothills of the Lammermuir Hills on Blackadder Water; a river in Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders area. The village is some 7 miles north of Kelso. It is a former county town of Berwickshire. Places of historical interest in the village include the Kirk, built in 1657, and the Mercat Cross built in 1696. These are the oldest structures in the town. The impressive town hall was built in 1831 and reflects the towns status at the time. The last public hanging in Scotland took place in this village in 1834. Greenlaw has 2 small pubs and shops include the village stores, mini-market, pharmacy, butchers and bank. Other businesses include a caravan park, garage, builders, organic vegetable growers, a candle-makers and a small embroidery factory.
There is a myriad of activities for all tastes in the Lammermuir Hills, from fishing and walking, to windsurfing and riding. There are miles and miles of stunning walks to take, the Southern Upland Way goes straight across, or go sailing on the Whiteadder Reservoir and fish at the Watch Water. Get steeped in history and visit Edins Hall Broch and the Mutiny Stones, or go wildlife spotting amongst the heather clad hills. The remains of Hume Castle can be found 3 miles to the south of the village.