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Heiton and Bowmont Forest

About This Route

A long circular that passes through Heiton, south-west of Kelso, and explores a large area of arable land south-east of Kelso. This route was designed with horse-riders in mind so it also makes a good cycle route. The railway here closed to passengers in July 1964 and to freight four years later.

Statistics

  • Distance

    13 miles

  • Level

    Long Distance

  • Level Details

    Mainly farm tracks and tarmac road. Some busy road crossings.

  • Towns

    Kelso, Heiton

  • Altitude Gain

    Negligible

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