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Full Report: The Queen's visit to the Scottish Borders

The Queen has spent the day in the Borders to open visitor attractions linked to two of Scotland's most famous authors.

Her Majesty began the day at the John Buchan museum in Peebles.

She then moved on to Abbotsford House, near Melrose, the former home of Sir Walter Scott.

Tim Backshall sent this report from Abbotsford.

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Queen visits former home of Sir Walter Scott

The Queen arrives at Abbotsford House Credit: ITV News Border

The Queen is in the Borders to open visitor attractions linked to two of Scotland's most famous authors.

The Queen at Abbotsford house Credit: ITV News Border

She began her day at the John Buchan museum in Peebles. It tells the story of the writer and statesman who became best known for his novel, The 39 Steps.

The Queen looks around the gardens of Abbotsford House Credit: ITV News Border

Her Majesty is now at the former home of Sir Walter Scott. The 19th century writer is described as the world's first best-selling novelist.

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