About This Route
A relatively long circular that has great views from Goat’s Brae and returns south to cross the River Tweed by the banks of the Leader Water. The Leader Water is a tributary of the River Tweed and has its origins in the Lammermuirs. It joins the River Tweed at Leaderfoot an area graced by the magificently elegant Leaderfoot Viaduct . This single-track railway viaduct has nineteen spans of semi-circular brick arches.
Melrose, Jedburgh, Kelso, Hawick, Selkirk