Whitmuir Loch, Lindean Loch and Selkirk Hill

Walking Route

Whitmuir Loch, Lindean Loch and Selkirk Hill

Walking

A good circular exploring the countryside east of the town passing Selkirk’s old racecourse, Whitmuir Loch and the east end of Lindean Loch before returning to the start up Selkirk Hill.

Whitmuir Loch is surrounded by dense aquatic vegetation providing a good habitat for water rails but obscuring it from human view. You will pass through Lindean Loch Nature Reserve which is a haven for small birds waterfowl and wildflowers varying throughout the year.

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Distance:
6mi / 9.5km
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Total climb:
722ft / 220m
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Total descent:
722ft / 220m
Towns along route:
Selkirk
Difficulty:
Easy
Difficulty notes:
Mostly good paths and tracks, including steps and stiles. Sections can be muddy walking boots are recommended.
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What you'll see

Selkirk

Towns & Villages

Selkirk is one of the oldest Royal Burghs in Scotland and also one of the earliest settlements in what is now the Scottish Borders.