Jedforest 7s Rugby

Jedforest 7s – Calling all fans of 7s Rugby

The 2013 Kings of the 7s Tournaments are underway and Jedburgh is looking forward to hosting the Jedforest 7s on 18 May 2013. Also known as the friendly 7s, the Jedburgh tournament is traditionally the last of the 7s tournament series and can often provide a nail biting end to the competition.

When: 18 May 2013, First Tie: 13:30 pm
Where: Riverside Park , Jedburgh

For ticket information: http://kingsofthesevens.net/sevenstournament.asp?town=Jed-Forest

If you are yet to book your accommodation for the event, why not stay with us at the Glenbank House Hotel? We have a few rooms left, but they are going fast….!

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Borders Book Festival 2013 accommodation

Borders Book Festival 2013

Excitement is mounting in anticipation of the 10th Borders Book Festival taking place in nearby Melrose 13-16 June.  Among the star attractions are national treasure Joanna Lumley, along with a stellar cast from the literary world including Alexander McCall Smith, Simon Scarrow, Kate Mosse, Dame Stella Rimington and Neil Oliver.  There’s certainly something for everyone!

The box office is now open at: www.bordersbookfestival.org

If you have yet to book accommodation, the Glenbank House Hotel is perfectly situated only 20 minutes away in the historic town of Jedburgh. But book early to ensure you have your accommodation arranged, leaving you free to enjoy the delights of the Borders Book Festival and the many other fun activities the Borders has to offer.

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£99 February Dinner, Bed and Breakfast offer

Cheer up your February with our £99 DBB Offer

This special offer is based on two people sharing runs through February and is valid for bookings on selected rooms made via our website or by telephone (ensure you mention the special offer at the time of booking).

For further details and booking information, visit our £99 February Dinner, Bed and Breakfast offer page.

THIS OFFER HAS NOW EXPIRED

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Super Sundays

10% Discount on Sundays during April at the Auld Alliance Restaurant

Super Spring Sundays Special Offer:

10% off Sunday lunches and dinners until 29 April 2012

  • Sunday lunch 12 noon -2pm
  • Sunday dinner 5-8pm

Call to book : Tel: 01835 862 258

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Open for bookings!

Open for bookings!

We are open again for restaurant and bed and breakfast bookings following completion of our refurbishment!

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Hotel refurbishment

Hotel refurbishment

We are undertaking refurbishment work in the hotel throughout January 2012, but look forward to re-opening in February. Bookings from February onwards can still be made via the website, telephone or e-mail during this period.

With best wishes for the Festive Season!

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Festival Day in Jedburgh

Festival Day in Jedburgh!

Friday 8 July 2011 was Festival Day in Jedburgh and a fun time was had by all at the Glenbank Hotel.

llamas and horses at Jedburgh

Jedburgh locals counting the horses on the ride-out

The morning ride-out to Ferniehirst Castle and the Capon Tree and back to Jedburgh saw 284 horses take part.

The afternoon fancy dress parade was well attended, attracting royalty in the form of ‘Lady Godiva’ and a mini ‘Wills & Kate’ as well as many visitors, including Glenbank guests, plus the good folks of Jedburgh.
Pipe and brass bands provided the musical entertainment for the parade (also in fancy dress of course).

Up at the Glenbank House Hotel, our restaurant was buzzing with our special Festival lunch & dinner menu. It’s always fully booked, so if you want to join us next year – book early!

Lady Godiva rides through Jedburgh

'Royals' visit Jedburgh Festival

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Jethart (Jedburgh) Callant’s Festival

Jethart (Jedburgh) Callant’s Festival

Monday 4 July 2011: As part of the annual Jethart (Jedburgh) Callant’s Festival, the Glenbank House Hotel provides hospitality to the pipe band accompanying the Callant and his followers.

Jedburgh Pipe Band

Jedburgh Pipe Band play at Glenbank House Hotel

As a thank you for their refreshments, the band played for the hotel guests, before going up to Jedburgh Castle Jail to meet the Callant and to lead him and his followers returning on horseback from the Queens rideout down Castlegate to Jedburgh town centre.

Jedburgh Callant 2011

Jedburgh Callant and Followers return from Queens rideout 2011

We are all looking forward to the remaining Jedburgh festival events, especially Festival Day itself on Friday 8 July. Why not book to join us at festival time next year?

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New website launched!

New website launched!

Glenbank House Hotel, Jedburgh is pleased to announce the launch of its new website.  Under new ownership since March 2011, Alex and Julia are working to ensure that the hotel offers a warm welcome and comfortable accommodation for visitors to Jedburgh and the Scottish Borders. The online booking facility for our hotel rooms is a new addition to our communication options, but we also still welcome hotel room bookings by phone or e-mail!

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