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Whitmuir Loch, Lindean Loch and Selkirk Hill

About This Route

A good circular exploring the countryside east of the town passing Selkirk’s old racecourse, Whitmuir Loch and the east end of Lindean Loch before returning to the start up Selkirk Hill. Whitmuir Loch is surrounded by dense aquatic vegetation providing a good habitat for water rails but obscuring it from human view. You will pass through Lindean Loch Nature Reserve which is a haven for small birds waterfowl and wildflowers varying throughout the year.

Statistics

  • Distance

    51/2 miles

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Level Details

    Mostly good paths and tracks, including steps and stiles. Sections can be muddy walking boots are recommended.

  • Towns

    Selkirk

  • Altitude Gain

    140m

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