Sprouston Circular

Walking Route

Sprouston Circular


This circular route from Sprouston follows the banks of the River Tweed before returning to the village along an old railway line.

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.

Sprouston is 2 1/2 miles east of Kelso on the B6350.

7mi / 11.5km
Total climb:
230ft / 70m
Total descent:
230ft / 70m
Towns along route:
Sprouston, Kelso
Difficulty notes:
Riverside only recommended for walkers, although disused railway is multi-use. Mainly riverside and farmland paths and disused railway track; parts can be muddy and, if river in spate, impassable.
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What you'll see


Towns & Villages

Sprouston is a small village and former feudal barony, located 2 miles north-east of Kelso.


Towns & Villages

The large town of Kelso lies near to the meeting point of the River Tweed and the River Teviot.