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Calroust, the Castles and The Street

About This Route

This superb long circular passes over archaeology, picks up a short section of the Pennine Way and returns to the start along The Street (historic cross-border route). The Iron Age settlement at the top of your first climb is called The Castles. The Street was once a Roman Road that included 7km of the parish boundary between Hownam and Morebattle.

Statistics

  • Distance

    111/2 miles

  • Level

    Long Distance

  • Level Details

    Farm tracks and rough hill ground.

  • Towns

    Hownam, Kirk & Town Yetholm

  • Altitude Gain

    350m

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