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Cauldshiels and the River Tweed

About This Route

A lovely long circular that passes by Cauldshiels and Faldonside Lochs. The route also goes through Rhymer’s Glen once part of Sir Walter Scott’s designed landscape. 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.

Statistics

  • Distance

    9 miles

  • Level

    Long Distance

  • Level Details

    Paths, tracks and minor roads. Some stretches could be muddy, especially after rain. Moderate gradients in places. Boots or walking shoes are recommended.

  • Towns

    Melrose, Tweedbank

  • Altitude Gain

    150m

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