Gala Policies

Walking Route

Gala Policies

Walking

A very short circular through these charming former policy woodlands of what was New Gala House. In 1974 the then Selkirkshire County Council purchased the woodlands for the enjoyment of the people.

Being former policies the park contains both native and introduced tree species including giant redwoods.

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Distance:
1mi / 2km
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Total climb:
131ft / 40m
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Total descent:
131ft / 40m
Towns along route:
Galashiels
Difficulty:
Easy
Difficulty notes:
Woodland paths and tracks,
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What you'll see

Galashiels

Towns & Villages

Lying in the narrow valley of the Gala Water, Galashiels is one of the most popular towns in the Scottish Borders.