Wednesday 7th September 2022

St Marys Loch , Captains Road and Loch of the Lowes 

One of the most spectacular walks in the Scottish Borders this walk will take you from St Mary's Loch, over the ancient Captains Road. From here we walk up Ettrick and back over to the Loch of the Lowes

Check in 08.30, Walk departs - 09.00, Distance - 15 miles, approx time - 8 1/2 hours, ascent 600 metres, grading - VERY STRENUOUS

Start and end of walk - Car park at James Hogg memorial, St Mary's Loch

Cost - £13

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/st-marys-loch-captains-road-and-loch-of-the-lowes-tickets-361701116777

 

Southern Upland Way- Lauder to Tweedbank 

A lovely slightly challenging long walk on the Southern Upland Way heading South from Lauder. Along good, if potentially muddy track with lovely views of the surrounding countryside and the Eildon Hills, finishing with a stroll along the river Tweed

Check in 09.00, Bus departs - 09.30, return Tweedbank - 15.30, Distance - 11 miles, approx time - 5 1/2 hours, grading - LONG/MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Tweedbank Railway Station

Cost - £13

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/southern-upland-way-lauder-to-tweedbank-tickets-361706201987

 

Earlston, Leader Water and Leaderfoot 

Through Speedys wood  and other paths maintained by Earlston Paths Group, , along the Leader Water to Leaderfoot.    Drygrange Bridge, , are superb views up the river Tweed and of the Leaderfoot Viaduct,. Pass Trimontium through Newstead and continue to return to Tweedbank station. 

Check in 09.00, Bus departs - 09.30, return to Tweedbank - 15.00, Distance - 8 miles, approx time - 5 hours, grading - MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Tweedbank Railway Station

Cost - £13

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/earlston-leader-water-and-leaderfoot-tickets-361709451707

 

Stow, Galashiels, Clovenfords Walk It walks

Join Stow Walk It or Galashiels or Clovenfords  or other Walk It walks on Tuesday Contact details on Walk It web page www.scotborders.gov.uk/WalkIt 

Cost - FREE