Denholm to Bedrule

Walking Route

Denholm to Bedrule


Follow the Borders Abbeys Way to Bedrule returning to Denholm by the Rule Water. The old church in Bedrule is worth a visit it is a B-listed building and has a memorial plaque with a link to the Enigma Project.

The name Rule Water may come from an old word meaning roaring.

Denholm lies 3 miles north-east of Hawick on the A698.

6mi / 9.5km
Total climb:
918ft / 280m
Total descent:
918ft / 280m
Towns along route:
Denholm, Bedrule
Difficulty notes:
Road, track or path. Boots or strong shoes recommended.
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What you'll see


Towns & Villages

The village of Denholm is built around the Green. In the middle of the Green stands Leyden's Monument which was erected in 1861


Towns & Villages

Bedrule is a tranquil hamlet in the Rule Valley, just over 8 miles north-east of Hawick.