Paxton House to Union Chain Bridge Circular

Walking Route

Paxton House to Union Chain Bridge Circular


A circular route from the elegant Paxton House passing along a section of the River Tweed and through the policy woodlands.

Paxton House was built in 1758 for Patrick Home of Billie; the building is one of the finest examples of Palladian architecture in Britain.

Paxton House lies 5 miles south-east of Chirnside.

3mi / 5km
Total climb:
328ft / 100m
Total descent:
328ft / 100m
Towns along route:
Difficulty notes:
Trodden paths, farm tracks and minor roads
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What you'll see


Towns & Villages

The small country village of Paxton lies next to the Rivertweed and is a well known spot for salmon fishing.

Union Chain Bridge - Berwick upon Tweed

Low Level Walks

Crossing the historic Union Chain Bridge takes you onto a circular route in the English borders