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The Minto Hills

About This Route

A circular route passing through the Minto Hills with the option of ascending to their summits; also passes through the settlement of Minto. After enjoying the twin domes of the Minto Hills rising to 276m you may want to have a look at two of Denholm’s notable buildings – Dr John Leyden’s thatched house who was a poet and linguist. Also worthy of note is The Text House a superlative example of an Arts and Crafts building.

Denholm lies 3 miles north-east of Hawick on the A698.

Statistics

  • Distance

    5 miles

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Level Details

    Roads, track and path. Boots or strong shoes recommended.

  • Towns

    Denholm, Minto, Hawick

  • Altitude Gain

    220m

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