Saturday 10th September 2022

Peebles, the Meldons and Neidpath Castle  

Starting in the car park at Tweed Bridge, on Kingsmeadows Road, Peebles we head through the Old Town of Peebles. Leaving the town we follow the ancient drove road to the Meldon Hills. After climbing both the White and Black Meldon Hills we follow the old railway, passed Neidpath Castle and back to Peebles 

Check in 08.50, Walk departs - 09.00, Distance - 12 miles, approx time - 7 hours, ascent 554 metres, grading - VERY STRENUOUS

Start and end of walk - Tweed Bridge, B7062, Peebles, Scottish Borders, EH45 8AW

Cost - £13

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/peebles-the-meldons-and-neidpath-castle-tickets-361770263597

 

Newtown Circular   

Under the shadow of the Eildon’s,  follow the Borders Abbeys Way to the historic town of Melrose and the magnificent ruins of it’s medieval abbey. Following the footsteps of St. Cuthbert’s Way the path gains height towards the hills saddle before descending across border land back to the start point.

Check in 09.40, Walk departs - 10.00, Distance - 8 miles, approx time - 5 hours, ascent 300 metres, grading - MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Newtown St Boswells Car park opposte toilets TD6 0RS

Cost - £8

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/newtown-circular-tickets-361772490257

 

Stow to Gala   

Following in the footsteps of the drovers this peaceful route from Stow to Galashiels takes in the sights and sounds of the Borders landscape. Terrain: gradd paths tarmac and tracks. 

Check in 09.30, Walk departs - 10.00, Distance - 8 miles, approx time - 5 1/2 hours, ascent 330 metres, grading - STRENUOUS

Start and end of walk - Stow Station House at Railway station, STOW TD1 2SH. Walk ends Focus Centre, Galashiels

Cost - £8

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stow-to-gala-tickets-361773794157

River Gala and Langlee Woods 

We leave Galashiels and follow the River Gala to its confluence with the River Tweed. We then meander through Langlee Woods. Dating from the 18th century, these woods provide the locals a tranquil walk. Leaving the woods behind we will make our way back to Galashiels.

Check in 10.30, Walk departs - 11.00, Distance - 6 miles, approx time - 4 hours, ascent 260 metres, grading - MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Focus Centre Livingston Place Galashiels TD1 1DQ

Cost - £8

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Torwoodlee Mains Estate Walk  

A morning walk. The walk circles Torwoodlee Mains Hill past cairns, forestry, the broch and livestock. This route highlights the farming and estate management of the land as well as lovely views.  Using farm tracks, quad bike paths and rough uneven ground in places.

Check in 09.55, Walk departs - 10.15, Distance - 5 miles, approx time - 3 hours, ascent 200 metres, grading - MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Bus stance by Clovenfords Hotel, Clovenfords TD1 3LU

Cost - £8

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/torwoodlee-mains-estate-walk-tickets-361775980697

 

Trimontium Fort Walk  

From Trimontium Museum to Trimontium Fort site via the historic Newstead village and return.  Find out what life was like at the  fort. Find out about  the fascinating discoveries made during various archaeological digs over the last century. Scottish Borders Walking Festival-  Adult booking only. Accompanied childrens places are  free of charge 

Check in 13.15, Walk departs - 13.30, Distance - 5 miles, approx time - 3 1/2 hours, grading - EASY

Start and end of walk - Trimontium Museum, Market Square, Melrose TD6 9PN

Cost - £7.50

Link to tickets -