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Caerlee and the River Tweed

About This Route

Although a short circular this route includes a steep climb up through St Ronan’s Wood, managed by the Woodland Trust. The route affords excellent views and a pleasant return along the River Tweed. 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.

Statistics

  • Distance

    31/2 miles

  • Level

    Easy

  • Level Details

    Tarmac pavements, good paths, woodland paths, forestry track. Some sections may be muddy. Boots or strong shoes needed in wet conditions.

  • Towns

    Innerleithen

  • Altitude Gain

    Negligible

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