Thursday 8th September 2022

Melrose Circular  

From Melrose we will walk to the Leaderfoot viaduct then on to Eildon Village, then to Bowden village via the Bowden Burn. We will stop to look at Bowden Kirk whose origins date back over 900 years. We will pick up the St Cuthbert’s way to go over the saddle of the Eildons and back to Melrose

Check in 09.40, Walk departs - 10.00, Distance - 11 miles, approx time - 6 hours, ascent 335 metres, grading - MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Abbey Car Park, Buccleuch Street, Melrose  TD6 9GL 

Cost - £11

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/melrose-circular-tickets-361710093627

 

Galawater Valley  

An undulating circular walk around the northern Galawater Valley, with fantastic views over Wedale then in the valley for the return leg. We`ll walk down through some of the many different land uses around Stow and highlight the work to reduce or improve enviironmental impact both past and present. 

Check in 09.30, Walk departs - 10.00, Distance - 8 miles, approx time - 5 hours, ascent 265 metres, grading - MODERATE

Start and end of walk - Stow Station House at Railway station, STOW TD1 2SH

Cost - £8

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/galawater-valley-tickets-361711247077

 

Meigle Hill and Torwoodlee Estate (including tower and broch)  

We depart Galashiels and head past Gala Cricket Club before climbing over Meigle Hill to take in the surrounding views. We then walk through Clovenfords and make our way to Torwoodlee estate, home of the Pringle family. We will have the chance to explore the 2000 year old broch on the estate before making a stop at the 400 year old Torwoodlee Tower. From here we make our way back to Galashiels.

Check in 09.40, Walk departs - 10.00, Distance - 11 miles, approx time - 6 hours, ascent 500 metres, grading - STRENUOUS

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

Cost - £8

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/meigle-hill-and-torwoodlee-estate-including-tower-and-broch-tickets-361712530917

 

Tweedbank and Abbotsford   

From the station cross at the roundabout and head for the start of the Dave Solway wood. Go through the wood, come out and go left to the roundabout, cross and take the path to Abbotsford. Toilets at Abbotsford. Walk Abbostford paths and come out at bottom gate. Take path under the road and head for the river which will take us back to the station

Check in 09.40, Walk departs - 10.00, Distance - 4 miles, approx time - 2 1/2 hours, grading - EASY

Start and end of walk - Tweedbank Railway Station

Cost - £8

Link to tickets - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tweedbank-and-abbotsford-tickets-361719020327

Stow and Earlston Walk It walks

Join Stow Walkit  Earlston  or other Walk It walks on Thursday Contact details on Walk It web page www.scotborders.gov.uk/WalkIt 

Cost - FREE

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 and about  the fascinating discoveries made during archaeological digs .   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 - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trimontium-fort-walk-tickets-361725198807