Introduction of Tweed-River
River rising in the Borders region of Scotland and inits lower course forming part of the border betweenScotland and England . It is 97 miles long and entersthe North Sea at Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland ,which changed hand s many times beforebecoming English in 1482. On the Tweed also areColdstream, which gave its name to one of GreatBritain's most famous military units; Melrose, withthe ruins of an abbey founded in 1136; Peebles, whichhas ruins of a 13th-century church and a castle; and Abbotsford, home of author Sir Walter Scott from1812 to 1832. Scott wrote of the area in his books.