Search Open Menu Close Menu Close Filters

Calaburn and Drinkstone Hill

About This Route

Following an old drove road and part of the Borders Abbeys Way this circular route goes over Drinkstone Hill. The route also follows part of the journey taken by the horse-riders during the tour of the marches during Hawick Common Riding. There is an option to extend your route up to Ogilvie’s Cairn; W. H. Ogilvie was a well loved local poet and writer who captured the feeling of the area through his words.

Statistics

  • Distance

    61/2 miles

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Level Details

    Road, track and open ground. Boots or strong shoes recommended.

  • Towns

    Hawick

  • Altitude Gain

    170m

Similar Routes

The Loanings, Chirnside
Distance:

3 miles

Level:

easy

Towns:

Chirnside

Ninewells and the Whiteadder Water
Distance:

31/2 miles

Level:

easy

Towns:

Chirnside

Pease Dean Nature Reserve
Distance:

3 miles

Level:

easy

Towns:

Pease Bay, Eyemouth

Paxton House to Union Chain Bridge Circular
Distance:

3 miles

Level:

easy

Towns:

Paxton, Chirnside