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Scottish Borders Festival of Walking 2002

Walk 24 - A Leaderfoot Circular

Scottish Borders Walking Festival 2002 Application
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Leader: Jimmy and Betty Doyle
Distance: 14.5km/9 miles circular.
Start: Market Place Melrose, 10.00
Finish: Melrose, 15.00 approx
Grade: moderate. Packed lunch required.

About the walk
This is a stroll along the Tweed to Newstead then to Leaderfoot Viaduct. Continuing partly on metalled road before taking a gentle climb to the slopes above Gattonside with views up and down the Tweed and across to Melrose. Return is by part of the Southern Upland Way, banks of the Tweed and Chain Bridge to Melrose.


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Scottish Borders Walking Festival 2002 Application