Hollybush Circular

Walking Route

Hollybush Circular

Walking

This circular route follows the Southern Upland Way from Gala Policies over hill farmland then returns to the town along the River Tweed.

The River Tweed rises in the Lowther Hills and flows for 100 miles before emptying into the sea at Berwick-upon-Tweed. It is Scotland’s 4th largest river.

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Distance:
8.5mi / 14km
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Total climb:
1,509ft / 460m
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Total descent:
1,542ft / 470m
Towns along route:
Galashiels
Difficulty:
Hard
Difficulty notes:
Field margins, paths, tarmac paths, minor roads. Stiles and steps on this route.
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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.