Family Walks

Walking Route

Family Walks


Here you'll find a wide selection of walks suitable for young or older family members. Some walks have activities along the way to keep the younger members interested.

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What you'll see

Wilton Lodge Park - Hawick

Outdoor Activities

Wilton Lodge Park sits by Hawick and is the largest formal park in the Borders region.

Swinnie Woods - Jedburgh

Outdoor Activities

A short circular through the Swinnie Plantation, Swinnie Woods is one of the smallest woodlands managed by Forestry Commission Scotland in the Scottish Borders.

Tweedbank Gunknowe Loch - Tweedbank

Low Level Walks

This very short circular around Tweedbank Park and Gunknowe Loch is a lovely family nature trail for everyone to enjoy.

Bowhill House & Grounds - Selkirk

Visitor Attractions

This accessible route can be enjoyed by users with limited ability by following the estate roads and some of the lochs paths have hard surfacing.…

Tweed River viewpoints - Peebles

Low Level Walks

The River Tweed is 97 miles long and runs east through the Scottish Borders down into northern England and has some wonderful walks along the…

St Abbs and Coldingham Bay - St Abbs

Animals & Wildlife

This circular route from Coldingham to St Abbs offers breathtaking views.

Smugglers Trail - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

The Smuggler's Trail is a route retracing the history of smugglers from the 1750s on the Berwickshire coast.

Cruggleton Castle Walk - Newton Stewart

Low Level Walks

Approximately half a days walk to Cruggleton Castle.

Kilsture Forest Circular - Newton Stewart

Low Level Walks

Choice of two forest trails walks

Torrs Point Walk - Kirkcudbright

Low Level Walks

A 14.5km costal walk following the east side of Kirkcudbright Bay with a loop out to Torrs Point

Rockcliffe to Sandyhills - Dalbeattie

Low Level Walks

6 km walk starting at Rockcliffe and ending at Sandyhills.

New Luce To Kilhern - New Luce

Low Level Walks

A 3.5km circular farmland and moorland walk, taking approximately 3 hours to complete.

Wamphray Glen - Moffat

Low Level Walks

A 5km circular wood, farmland and quiet road walk around picturesque Wamphray Glen.

Round the Water and Carstramon Woods - Gatehouse of Fleet

Low Level Walks

This circular countryside and woodland walk is 11km and takes about 4 hours to complete.

Clints of Dromore - Gatehouse of Fleet

Low Level Walks

This circular moorland walk is 2.5km and will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Castle Loch to Lochmaben - Lockerbie

Low Level Walks

4km family Friendly Walk round Robert the Bruce’s Loch.

Garrie's Wood - Gatehouse of Fleet

Low Level Walks

This circular woodland walk is 2.5km and will take approxiamtely 1 hour.