Search Open Menu Close Menu Close Filters

The Two Bridges

About This Route

This circular route crosses the River Tweed over the iconic Rennies Bridge and the modern Hunter’s Bridge; you will also pass by Kelso Abbey so worth taking some time to look around these magnificent ruins. Rennie’s Bridge, that you go over, was designed by John Rennie, a smaller version of Waterloo Bridge in London. The present bridge was built from 1800-1803.

Statistics

  • Distance

    21/2 miles

  • Level

    Easy

  • Level Details

    Steps, tarmac and grassy paths.

  • Towns

    Kelso

  • Altitude Gain

    Negligible

Similar Routes

Jedburgh Circular (East)
Distance:

9 miles

Level:

long_distance

Towns:

Jedburgh

Newmill from Teviothead
Distance:

71/2 miles

Level:

difficult

Towns:

Newmill, Teviothead, Hawick

Earlston Riverside - Leader Water
Distance:

1 miles

Level:

easy_access

Towns:

Earlston

Caerlee and the River Tweed
Distance:

31/2 miles

Level:

easy

Towns:

Innerleithen