Monday 5th September 2022

Southern Upland Way- Traquair to Galashiels

A scenic linear ridge walks up through the Tweed Valley Forest Park along the Minch Moor past the Three Brethren cairns then down through Yair Hill forest to meet the Tweed and up to a lower level walk through woods and fields

Check in time - 09.00, bus departs - 09.30, Distance - 13 miles, approx time - 7 1/2 hours, ascent 750 metres, grading - VERY STRENUOUS

Start and end of walk - Focus Community Centre, Livingstone Pl, Galashiels TD1 1DQ 

Cost - £13

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/southern-upland-way-traquair-to-galashiels-tickets-361666001747

Windlestraw Law including Seathope Law and Maiden Law

DUE TO LENGTH OF WALK AND TECHNICAL DEMANDS THE FESTIVAL HAVE TAKEN THE DECISION TO MAKE THIS A WALK FOR OVER 18'S ONLY

Starting outside the Henry Ballantyne Memorial Club we will walk along the A72 to the entrance to Caberston Forest.

This walk will take in Seathope Law, Maiden Law, Redscar Law, and Windlestraw Law.

Check in time - 09.00, bus departs - 09.30, bus pick up - 16.30, Distance - 10 miles, approx time - 6 1/2 hours, ascent 906 metres, grading - VERY STRENUOUS

Start and end of walk - Focus Community Centre, Livingstone Pl, Galashiels TD1 1DQ 

Cost - £13

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/windlestraw-law-including-seathope-law-and-maiden-law-tickets-361667716877

Loch Eddy and The Glen

Walk past Glen House, Far Shepherd at Glenshiel Banks, path to Loch Eddy and return by Quair Water. Roads and Field paths 

Check in time - 09.00, bus departs - 09.30, bus pick up - 15.45 Distance - 10 miles, approx time - 5 hours, ascent 280 metres, grading - MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Focus Community Centre, Livingstone Pl, Galashiels TD1 1DQ 

Cost - £13

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/loch-eddy-and-the-glen-tickets-361673604487

Rhymers Glen from Tweedbank

Walk at an easy pace on this walk in woodland, moor, farm and riverside paths. From Tweedbank the route goes to historic Darnick village and ascends by Rhymers Glen to Bowden Moor and to Cauldshiels Loch. Descend past Faldonside loch and return by the river Tweed and Tweedbank park to return.

Check in - 10.40, Start time - 11.00 at Tweedbank Station, Distance - 7 miles, approx time - 4 hours, ascent 200 metres, grading - MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Tweedbak Rail Station

Cost - £8

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rhymers-glen-from-tweedbank-tickets-361677135047

Lauder Common

An undulating circular loop around Lauder Common, the upland grazing land between Stow and Lauder. The elevation gives great views over the surrounding countryside. The route will take in some historical locations spanning from the Bronze age to WWII with a sprinkling of folklore! Terrain: Grass tracks, rough in places.

Check in 13.40, Start time - 2pm at NT509471 South side of road Car Park on Lauder side of common between pylons and cattle grid.

Distance - 5 miles, approx time - 3 1/2 hours, ascent 150 metres, grading - MODERATE

Cost - £8

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lauder-common-tickets-361678739847

Tweedbank, Walkerburn Walk It walks

Join Tweedbank , Walkerburn or other Walk It walks on Monday. Contact details on Walk It web page

www.scotborders.gov.uk/walkit

Cost - FREE