The historic market town of Kelso lies at the confluence of the River Tweed and Ettrick Water, and is one of the most popular towns in the Scottish Borders. The town boasts a range of amenities including hotels, bars and restaurants, specialist shops and supermarkets. Schooling is available locally including the recently built Kelso High School. Local attractions include the 12th Century Kelso Abbey, Kelso Racecourse, and Floors Castle, the seat of the Duke of Roxburghe. The nearby Schloss Roxburghe Hotel boasts a highly regarded championship golf course, and excellent fishing is available locally.