Buxton – Greenhead – Lindean

Walking Route  -
Moderate

An enjoyable circular exploring the north-east area of the town following old tracks with great views of Selkirk Town.

height
5mi
8km
trending_flat
886ft
270m
trending_flat
886ft
270m

Byreburn Forest

Walking Route  -
Easy

Circular woodland and quiet road walk. 3.5km/2 miles. Allow 1 hour to complete. Pavement, hard surfaced track, beaten earth path and minor road.

height
5.5mi
9km
trending_flat
492ft
150m
trending_flat
492ft
150m

Caerlaverock Castle

Walking Route  -
Easy

Linear woodland and estate walk with an all ability trail for first 100m. 3.5km/2miles - allow1 hour.

height
1mi
2km
trending_flat
33ft
10m
trending_flat
66ft
20m

Caerlee and the River Tweed

Walking Route  -
Moderate

Although a short circular this route includes a steep climb up through St Ronan’s Wood, managed by the Woodland Trust. The route affords excellent views and a pleasant return along the River Tweed.

height
3.5mi
5.5km
trending_flat
328ft
100m
trending_flat
328ft
100m
Towns along route: Innerleithen

Calaburn and Drinkstone Hill

Walking Route  -
Hard

Following an old drove road and part of the Borders Abbeys Way this circular route goes over Drinkstone Hill.

height
12.5mi
20km
trending_flat
1,574ft
480m
trending_flat
1,574ft
480m
Towns along route: Hawick

Cally Woods

Walking Route  -
Easy

A circular woodland walk. 5km/3miles long. Allow 2 hours to complete. Beaten earth and hard surface paths and tracks.

height
2.5mi
4km
trending_flat
262ft
80m
trending_flat
262ft
80m

Calroust, the Castles and The Street

Walking Route  -
Challenge

This superb long circular passes over archaeology, picks up a short section of the Pennine Way and returns to the start along The Street (historic cross-border route).

height
11.5mi
18.5km
trending_flat
2,165ft
660m
trending_flat
2,165ft
660m
Towns along route: Hownam

Carlingwark Loch Circular

Walking Route  -
Easy

Circular walk through farmland. 5.6km/3½ miles -allow 2 hours. Roadside pavement, minor roads and grass paths.

height
3.5mi
5.5km
trending_flat
394ft
120m
trending_flat
394ft
120m

Carronbridge Nithside Walk

Walking Route  -
Easy

An easy circular village and riverside walk. 3 km/2 miles long, taking around 1 hour to complete. Covers pavement, hard surfaced tracks and grass tracks, with gates and stiles.

height
1.5mi
2km
trending_flat
66ft
20m
trending_flat
66ft
20m
Towns along route: Thornhill

Castle Kennedy to Bargrennan

Walking Route  -
Challenge

This route is one of 12 sections of the Southern Upland Way. After leaving the tranquil grounds of Castle Kennedy Gardens you soon start to climb up towards the wild landscape of Glenwhan Moor.

height
26.5mi
42.5km
trending_flat
2,427ft
740m
trending_flat
2,329ft
710m
Towns along route: Castle Kennedy, Bargrennan

Castle Loch

Walking Route  -
Easy

Circular town and country walk. 8km/5 miles - allow 2 hours. Hard surfaced and grass tracks, roads, stiles, gates, boardwalk and cattle grid.

height
6mi
10km
trending_flat
262ft
80m
trending_flat
295ft
90m
Towns along route: Lochmaben

Cauldshiels and the River Tweed

Walking Route  -
Hard

A lovely long circular that passes by Cauldshiels and Faldonside Lochs. The route also goes through Rhymer’s Glen once part of Sir Walter Scott’s designed landscape.

height
9mi
15km
trending_flat
1,279ft
390m
trending_flat
1,279ft
390m
Towns along route: Melrose, Tweedbank

Cauldshiels Loch

Walking Route  -
Moderate

An interesting walk through woodland and over moorland with a visit to Faldonside and Cauldshiel Lochs.

height
4mi
7km
trending_flat
853ft
260m
trending_flat
853ft
260m

Chirnside to Auchencrow

Walking Route  -
Easy

A linear route between the settlements of Chirnside and Auchenrow taking in a section of the old railway line.

height
4.5mi
7km
trending_flat
262ft
80m
trending_flat
295ft
90m
Towns along route: Chirnside

Clarilaw and Boonraw

Walking Route  -
Moderate

After following the The River Teviot this route explores the north of the town along old tracks. The River Teviot rises in the foothills of Comb Hill on the border with Dumfries and Galloway; it joins the River Tweed to the southwest of Kelso.

height
9mi
14.5km
trending_flat
853ft
260m
trending_flat
853ft
260m
Towns along route: Hawick

Clockmill Circular

Walking Route  -
Easy

A short circular that explores part of the town and its historic buildings before taking a short circular behind the new school.

height
2.5mi
4km
trending_flat
131ft
40m
trending_flat
131ft
40m
Towns along route: Duns

Coast and Waters Walks

Walking Route

In the South of Scotland, there are many bodies of water - from the north sea to the irish sea with many reservoirs and lochs inbetween.


Cockburnspath and Pease Circular

Walking Route  -
Hard

A varied and interesting route taking in Pease Dean Nature Reserve and a section of the Berwickshire Coastal path and the Southern Upland Way.

height
5.5mi
9km
trending_flat
787ft
240m
trending_flat
787ft
240m
Towns along route: Cockburnspath, Cove

Cockburnspath to Dowlaw

Walking Route  -
Moderate

Part 1/5 of the Berwickshire Coastal Path route. Key points of interest along this walk: Pease Bay : This Site of Special Scientific Interest is managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust as a Nature Reserve.

height
9.5mi
15km
trending_flat
1,050ft
320m
trending_flat
689ft
210m

Coldingham Priory Walk/Urbs Coludi Walk

Walking Route  -
Easy

A short and interesting circular route through and around the historic and attractive village of Coldingham.

height
2mi
3.5km
trending_flat
230ft
70m
trending_flat
230ft
70m
Towns along route: Coldingham

Coldstream, Hirsel Estate and the River Tweed

Walking Route  -
Hard

A long distance and varied route taking in the Hirsel Estate’s policy woodlands and the River Tweed.

height
9.5mi
15.5km
trending_flat
984ft
300m
trending_flat
984ft
300m
Towns along route: Coldstream

Cove and Dunglass Circular

Walking Route  -
Easy

A short circular taking in Cove and Dunglass. Cove is a coastal settlement that sits above the shore and looks down on to the old harbour at Cove.

height
3mi
4.5km
trending_flat
295ft
90m
trending_flat
295ft
90m
Towns along route: Cockburnspath, Cove

Crailing, Eckford and Nisbet’s Jubilee Path

Walking Route  -
Hard

A circular walk through the heart of Teviotdale, linking the villages of Crailing, Eckford and Nisbet.

height
13.5mi
21.5km
trending_flat
1,804ft
550m
trending_flat
1,804ft
550m
Towns along route: Cessford

Dalbeattie to Colvent Trail

Walking Route  -
Hard

Circular farmland and countryside walk. 7km/4 miles - allow 2½ hours. Covers roadside pavement, minor roads, grass path and track.

height
10.5mi
17km
trending_flat
1,246ft
380m
trending_flat
1,214ft
370m
Towns along route: Kippford

Dalkeith

Walking Route  -
Easy

The name Dalkeith first appeared in recorded history when land at “Dolchet” was granted by King David I to William de Graham, an Anglo-Norman Knight, in 1142. 200 years later the land passed by marriage to the powerful Douglas family and Sir James Douglas became the 1st Lord of Dalkeith in 1369.

height
2mi
3km
trending_flat
262ft
80m
trending_flat
295ft
90m

Darnick and Gattonside

Walking Route  -
Easy

An interesting short circular passing thorugh Melrose and two of its neighbouring settlements, Darnick and Gattonside; includes two crossings over the River Tweed on Lowood and Chain Bridges.

height
4mi
6.5km
trending_flat
262ft
80m
trending_flat
262ft
80m
Towns along route: Melrose, Newstead

Darnick and Tweedbank

Walking Route  -
Easy

This route from Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott, takes in the settlements of Darnick and Tweedbank including Gunknowe Loch.

height
4mi
6.5km
trending_flat
361ft
110m
trending_flat
361ft
110m
Towns along route: Tweedbank, Darnick

Darnick, Rhymer’s Glen and Cauldshiels Loch

Walking Route  -
Moderate

This route from Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott, takes in part of the Borders Abbeys Way, Rhymer’s Glen and Cauldshiels Loch.

height
6mi
10km
trending_flat
1,017ft
310m
trending_flat
1,017ft
310m
Towns along route: Darnick

Demainholm

Walking Route  -
Easy

A short linear route with a circular by Tinnis Burn, good for horse-riding and dog-walking. Buccleuch Estates who owns this woodland (planted in 1995) have marked out two walks for your enjoyment.

height
3mi
5km
trending_flat
197ft
60m
trending_flat
197ft
60m
Towns along route: Newcastleton

Denholm Dean and Village

Walking Route  -
Easy

A short circular that explores the charming village of Denholm and the attractive walk up the Dean Burn.

height
1.5mi
2.5km
trending_flat
197ft
60m
trending_flat
197ft
60m
Towns along route: Denholm