Haystoun, The Cut and Cademuir

Walking Route

Haystoun, The Cut and Cademuir


A short circular exploring the area south of Peebles through Haystoun Estate and Cademuir Forest. The western edge of this walk follows the start of the John Buchan Way before turning east into Cademuir Forest, owned by Forestry Commission Scotland.

The Cut, east of Bonnington Road, includes watering stations for the animals in the adjacent fields.

4mi / 6km
Total climb:
426ft / 130m
Total descent:
426ft / 130m
Difficulty notes:
Mostly good paths. Some stretches can be muddy after wet weather. Boots or strong shoes are recommended.
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What you'll see

The 'John Buchan Story' Museum - Peebles

Museums & Exhibitions

The Museum follows his extraordinary career. Artefacts, photos & Buchan's writings to tell a remarkable story.