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Leaderfoot Circular

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.

Statistics

  • Distance

    81/2 miles

  • Level

    Long Distance

  • Level Details

    Minor roads, good paths, with some stretches muddy after rain.

  • Towns

    Melrose, Newstead, Gattonside, Earlston

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