Cauldshiels Loch

Walking Route

Cauldshiels Loch


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

Abbotsford was the home of Sir Walter Scott. His estate is one of the most significant designed landscapes in Scotland, laid out between 1811 and 1825. Many of the paths through Abbotsford are just as Scott designed and laid out in late Georgian times.

4mi / 7km
Total climb:
853ft / 260m
Total descent:
853ft / 260m
Difficulty notes:
Paths, tracks and minor roads, some stretches can be muddy after rain, moderate gradients in places, boots or walking shoes recommended
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What you'll see

Cauldshiels loch - Melrose

Low Level Walks

A small loch, wooded on its north shore and a great habitat for birdlife. Folklore records that the loch is home to a bogle in…