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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

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