Raltonside and Blackburn

Walking Route

Raltonside and Blackburn

Walking

An attractive circular that follows the banks of Ralton Burn and crosses Black Burn before returning to the village by Pathhead Moss.

All the streets in the settlement of Newcastleton run from Douglas Square; a generous gathering area that is neatly kept.

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Distance:
5mi / 7.5km
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Total climb:
623ft / 190m
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Total descent:
623ft / 190m
Towns along route:
Newcastleton
Difficulty:
Moderate
Difficulty notes:
Generally good paths. Boots or strong shoes recommended.
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What you'll see

Newcastleton

Towns & Villages

Newcastleton built in 1793 by the Duke of Buccleuch to capitalise on the growing textile markets, it has conservation status.