Walkerburn

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Walkerburn, seen from Minch Moor

Walkerburn (Scottish Gaelic: Allt an Fhùcadair) is a small village in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, on the A72 about 8 miles (13 km) from Peebles and 10 miles (16 km) from Galashiels.

Founded in 1854 around the mill to house the workers, Walkerburn now has a population of around 660.

The village is home to the Scottish Museum of Textiles.

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Coordinates: 55°38′N 3°01′W / 55.633°N 3.017°W / 55.633; -3.017