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Sprouston Circular

About This Route

This circular route from Sprouston follows the banks of the River Tweed before returning to the village along an old railway line. The River Tweed rises in the Lowther Hills and flows for 100 miles before emptying into the sea at Berwick-upon-Tweed. It is Scotland’s 4th largest river.

Sprouston is 2 1/2 miles east of Kelso on the B6350.

Statistics

  • Distance

    7 miles

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Level Details

    Riverside only recommended for walkers, although disused railway is multi-use. Mainly riverside and farmland paths and disused railway track; parts can be muddy and, if river in spate, impassable.

  • Towns

    Sprouston, Kelso

  • Altitude Gain

    Negligible

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