Innerleithen and Walkerburn by the River Tweed

Walking Route

Innerleithen and Walkerburn by the River Tweed


A great circular between the two towns following the banks of the River Tweed. Please be considerate to the land use of sheep farming and fishing.

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. You can start at either settlement; Walkerburn’s hub is at Caberston cafe where you will also find information boards.

3mi / 5km
Total climb:
33ft / 10m
Total descent:
33ft / 10m
Towns along route:
Walkerburn, Innerleithen
Difficulty notes:
Riverside paths. Some sections may be muddy at times. Boots or strong shoes recommended.
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What you'll see


Towns & Villages

Walkerburn is a small village on the A72 road, about 8 miles from Peebles.


Towns & Villages

The small town of Innerleithen sits at the confluence of the River Tweed where it meets the Leithen Water. Inver is a common prefix for…