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Scottish Borders Festival of Walking 2002

Walk 20 - The Three Brethren

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Leaders: Countryside Rangers
Distance: 9 km/5.5 miles linear
Start: Bus from Market Place Melrose at 10.30. Walk starts Broadmeadows, 11.00.
Finish: Philiphaugh Farm, 15.00 approx. Bus pick-up at 15.15
Grade: moderate/strenuous. Packed lunch required.

About the walk
From Broadmeadows Youth Hostel this walk climbs steadily to the Three Brethren Cairns on the Southern Upland Way at a height of 464 metres before descending through Philiphaugh Estate. The route provides excellent views and there is a chance to see some upland wildlife.

Evening
Ormiston Lounge, Melrose, 20.00. Steve Penny of the Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team presents a talk and demonstration on mountain rescue and the teamís invaluable work. Tickets £2.00.


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Scottish Borders Walking Festival 2002 Application