Selkirk is a small town at the meeting point of the Yarrow and Ettrik Rivers, its inhabitance deal mainly with wool processing. Tourists might come here as transient passengers if Sir Walter Scott haven’t been a judge here. As we know, the writer was also an important person in the public life of Scotland. He was a judge of Selkirkshire for 35 years and he must have been a very hardworking man if he was still able to write his huge—. In the square, we can see a white marble statue of Scott. His former courtroom, which stands near the market place in Selkirk, is a memorial room today with manuscripts, personal belongings and the writer death mask.