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Kirnie Law, Priesthope and the River Tweed

About This Route

A most interesting route exploring pioneering engineering for powering the mills on the hills above Walkerburn. This route includes The Cuddy Brig, a forest walk, a hill walk up to the dis-used water tank (the water from here powered the turbines) and a return along the River Tweed. You may wish to take the short detour to look closer at the tower shaped pumping station.

Statistics

  • Distance

    8 miles

  • Level

    Difficult

  • Level Details

    Riverside paths. Some sections may be muddy at times. Boots or strong shoes needed in wet conditions.

  • Towns

    Walkerburn, Innerleithen

  • Altitude Gain

    280m

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