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Walking in the Scottish Borders By Ronald Turnbull

Walking in the Scottish Borders by Ronald Turnbull

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Guidebook presenting 45 day walks and one long distance route in the Scottish Borders. The day walks cover five areas: the Cheviots, Tweeddale, the Ettrick Hills, Moffat Hills and Manor Hills. The walks are a mixture of high and low level routes and can be fully customised using multiple variants.

Walking in the Scottish Borders Summary

Walking in the Scottish Borders: Cheviots, Tweed, Ettrick, Moffat and Manor hills by Ronald Turnbull

This guidebook provides 45 day walks in the Scottish Borders. Separated into six sections, these walks are divided between the north and south Cheviots, Tweed, Ettrick, Moffat and Manor hills and feature main centres including Wooler, Kelso, Melrose, Peebles and Moffat. The guide's seventh section outlines long distance routes, including a walk along the Border from Gretna to Berwick-on-Tweed. The Scottish Borders are rich in both history and geology. These walks explore many historical sites, from Iron Age forts on hillsides to bastles and towers dating from the Border Reivers era. The stunning and varied scenery is a result of complex geological processes; a visit to Dobb's Linn showcases preserved fossils, while the coastline at St Abbs Head features iconic folded rock formations which are home to a myriad of birds including guillemots. Each walk features 1:50,000 OS mapping, comprehensive route description and plenty of information about points of interest along the route. The walks are graded and can be easily customised with alternative start points, route variants and shortcuts. The guide's introduction offers plenty of practical information about how to get there and where to stay, while the appendices list useful contacts and tourist information centres.

About Ronald Turnbull

Ronald Turnbull writes regularly for TGO, Lakeland Walker, Trail and Cumbria magazines and has won the Outdoor Writers & Photographers Guild Awards for Excellence for his guidebooks on multiple occasions. He has written many other Cicerone guides including Walking in the Galloway Hills, Walking in the Southern Uplands, The Book of the Bivvy and Not the West Highland Way.

Table of Contents

Map key Overview map Introduction The borders of the Borders Land of ballads Geology of the Scottish Borders Wildlife When to walk Getting there Getting around Accommodation Maps Access Safety in the hills Using this guide 1: The Cheviots (south) Walk 1 Shillhope Law from Alwinton Walk 2 Windy Gyle Walk 3 Linhope Spout Walk 4 Ingram hillforts Walk 5 A Hedgehope Horseshoe to The Cheviot 2: The Cheviots (north) Walk 6 Akeld to Humbleton Hill Walk 7 The Cheviot: Hen Hole and Bizzle Hole Walk 8 Newton Tors Walk 9 Yeavering Bell Walk 10 Forts for the day: Great Hetha and Ring Chesters Walk 11 Yetholm to The Schil Walk 12 Staerough Hill Walk 13 Grubbit Law and Wideopen Hill Walk 14 Dere Street to Chew Green 3: The Tweed Walk 15 Ford to Roughting Linn Walk 16 Horncliffe to Norham Walk 17 St Abb's Head Walk 18 Kelso and River Teviot Walk 19 Roxburgh village and viaduct Walk 20 Rubers Law Walk 21 Waterloo Monument Walk 22 Dryburgh Abbey and the Tweed Walk 23 Tweed and Eildon Walk 24 A Melrose Ramble 4: Yarrow and Ettrick Walk 25 Bowhill: Duchess Drive Walk 26 Ettrickbridge and Dryhope Tower Walk 27 Broadmeadows to the Minchmoor Road Walk 28 Yarrow to Glengaber Hill Walk 29 St Mary's Loch Walk 30 Loch of the Lowes and Peniestone Knowe Walk 31 Bodesbeck Law Walk 32 Ettrick Head Horseshoe Walk 33 Selcoth Burn and Potburn Hass Walk 34 Croft Head and Capel Fell 5: Moffat Hills Walk 35 Loch Skeen and White Coomb Walk 36 Dob's Linn to Loch Skeen Walk 37 Hart Fell Walk 38 Devil's Beef Tub Walk 39 Devil's Beef Tub from Moffat Walk 40 Gameshope circuit 6: Manor Hills Walk 41 Traquair: the Raxed Thrapple Walk 42 Dun Rig and Glen Sax Walk 43 Cademuir Hill and the Tweed Walk 44 Pykestone Hill from Drumelzier Walk 45 Broad Law 7: Longer walks and expeditions Walk 46 Walking the Border: Gretna to Berwick Other long routes St Cuthbert's Way Moffat to Peebles Wooler to Carter Bar Borders Abbeys Way Southern Upland Way (east) Berwickshire Coastal Path John Buchan Way Cross Borders Drove Road Annandale Way Appendix A Route summary table Appendix B Important information and facilities by area

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NGR9781786310118
9781786310118
1786310112
Walking in the Scottish Borders: Cheviots, Tweed, Ettrick, Moffat and Manor hills by Ronald Turnbull
New
Paperback
Cicerone Press
2020-08-12
256
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