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Birgham Haugh

About This Route

A short circular by Birgham village over farmland and by woodland and river. Birgham is probably a corruption of the phrase ‘bridge ham’ indicating that this is where people crossed the River Tweed. Birgham Haugh is a good place for bird-watching especially in the summer when sandpipers, redshanks and lapwings are feeding here.

Statistics

  • Distance

    2 miles

  • Level

    Easy

  • Level Details

    Grass, woodland paths and farm tracks.

  • Towns

    Coldstream, Birgham

  • Altitude Gain

    Negligible

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