Caerlee and the River Tweed

Walking Route

Caerlee and the River Tweed

Walking

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.

The River Tweed rises in the Lowther Hills and flows for 100 miles before emptying into the sea at Berwick-upon-Tweed. It is Scotland’s 4th largest river.

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Distance:
3.5mi / 5.5km
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Total climb:
328ft / 100m
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Total descent:
328ft / 100m
Towns along route:
Innerleithen
Difficulty:
Moderate
Difficulty notes:
Tarmac pavements, good paths, woodland paths, forestry track. Some sections may be muddy. Boots or strong shoes needed in wet conditions.
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What you'll see

Innerleithen

Towns & Villages

The small town of Innerleithen sits at the confluence of the River Tweed where it meets the Leithen water.