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Information on the village of Yetholm, near Kelso in Scotland.
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.
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).
Library - Mobile library visits on Tuesdays every fortnight.
Village Services and Facilities
Representatives - SBC Councillor - Alec Nicol (01573 228388)