Abbotsford

Cycling Route

Abbotsford

Cycling

This short route has a short climb out of Melrose before dropping steeply through woods to Abbotsford, former home of Sir Walter Scott.

It returns to Melrose via Tweedbank and along the ‘Black Path’.

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Distance:
5mi / 7.5km
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Total climb:
492ft / 150m
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Total descent:
426ft / 130m
Towns along route:
Melrose
Difficulty:
Easy
Difficulty notes:
Low level route with little or no climbing. Minimal traffic, and some traffic free.
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What you'll see

Melrose

Towns & Villages

The picturesque town of Melrose is located next to the River Tweed at the foot of the triple peaks of the Eildon Hills.