St Abbs and Coldingham Bay on the Creel Path

Walking Route

St Abbs and Coldingham Bay on the Creel Path


A circular route from Coldingham taking in the historic Creel Path and the very attractive fishing harbour at St Abbs.

The Creel path was the route that the fishing people took to the town of Coldingham to sell their fish. You may want to take time to visit the 11 century Coldingham Priory or the Visitor Centre in St Abbs that looks down on the harbour.

4mi / 6.5km
Total climb:
394ft / 120m
Total descent:
394ft / 120m
Towns along route:
Coldingham, St Abbs
Difficulty notes:
Stiles on St Andrews Burn. Creel Path is only passable by foot.
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What you'll see


Towns & Villages

Coldingham is a historical village known for it’s beauty, situated in the East coast of the Scottish Borders.

St Abbs

Towns & Villages

St Abbs is a remote but beautiful fishing village on the southeastern coast of Scotland.