Leader: Esther Crawford Distance: 8km/5 miles circular Start: Market Place Melrose, 14.00 Finish: Melrose, 16.30 approx Grade: easy.
About the walk
The walk passes the Rhymerís Stone
(see Walk 2) and takes the path along
the Red Rig to Broomhill Farm, the
site of the railway junction of the
Waverley Line with the St Boswells
to Reston Line through
Berwickshire. The return track to
Newstead passes through the main
area of Trimontium Roman Site but
there is little to see on the ground.The route goes down Eddy Road to
follow the Tweed and the flood
protection Battery Dyke back to
Millarís Hotel, Melrose, will present
a Music Night, starting at 20.00.