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Bonchester Bridge and Hill

About This Route

Explore the area south of Bonchester Bridge on this circular route with an option to omit the climb up Bonchester Hill. Hobkirk Church was designed by David Rhind and built in 1863. The font was built using stones from successive churches on this site.

Bonchester Bridge lies 5 miles south-east of Hawick on the A6088.

Statistics

  • Distance

    5 miles

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Level Details

    Roads, tracks and open hill. One steady ascent. Boots or strong shoes recommended.

  • Towns

    Bonchester Bridge, Hobkirk, Hawick

  • Altitude Gain

    190m

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