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Dykecrofts and Castleton

About This Route

This circular route explores the forest and old sites north-east of the town and returns to the village along the old railway line. A short detour after crossing the Piper Burn would take you to Castleton Graveyard which contains many interesting old gravetsones. Across the road fom this site is a stone pillar, once the market cross.

Statistics

  • Distance

    6 miles

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Level Details

    Generally good paths and minor roads. Boots or strong shoes recommended.

  • Towns

    Newcastleton

  • Altitude Gain

    Negligible

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