Ayton and Eyemouth

Walking Route

Ayton and Eyemouth


An interesting circular including a section of the Berwickshire Coastal Path and an Old Post Road that leads you to the attractive settlement of Ayton.

You will pass an old mill by the Eye Water, a river that powered 13 corn mills, 2 textile mills and 1 paper mill. The number of corn mills is indicative of the fact that arable farming is common in Berwickshire.

14.5mi / 23.5km
Total climb:
1,148ft / 350m
Total descent:
1,148ft / 350m
Towns along route:
Eyemouth, Ayton
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What you'll see


Towns & Villages

The historic town lies on the East Coast only 5 miles north of the border with England with a population of about 5000.


Towns & Villages

Ayton is a small village with a population of around 500, located approximately 3 miles south of Eyemouth.