Search Open Menu Close Menu Close Filters

Black Hill and Burnhouses

About This Route

This is a long route that requires the user to have experience of reading maps. You may shorten the route by cutting through Burnhouses Dean and horses may take an alternative route at Birkenside Dean. The route goes through varied terrain with great views – be aware that you are passing through several working farms.

Snuffy Hole lies 3 miles from Duns on the Longformacus road.

Statistics

  • Distance

    121/2 miles

  • Level

    Difficult

  • Level Details

    Tracks, field margins, woodland paths, minor roads.

  • Towns

    Abbey St Bathans, Ellemford, Duns

  • Altitude Gain

    200m

Similar Routes

Hamilton Hill and Standalane
Distance:

4 miles

Level:

intermediate

Towns:

Peebles

Newstead Circular
Distance:

3 miles

Level:

easy

Towns:

Melrose, Newstead

The Teviot, Wilton Lodge Park and Violet Woods
Distance:

2 miles

Level:

easy

Towns:

Hawick

Soonhope and Lee Pen
Distance:

9 miles

Level:

difficult

Towns:

Innerleithen, Peebles