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Scottish Borders Festival of Walking 2002

Saturday 7 September, Walk 4 - Abbotsford and Boleside

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Leader: Robin Chisholm
Distance: 18km/11 miles circular
Start: Market Place, Melrose 09.30
Finish: Melrose, 15.30 approx.
Grade: moderate. Packed lunch required.

About the walk
This walk follows the Tweed, one of Scotlandís most famous salmon rivers, as it meanders through beautiful Border countryside of grassy riverbanks and mature woodlands. The area is home to a wide variety of birds, plants and animals. The route passes several large houses including Abbotsford, former home of Sir Walter Scott.


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Scottish Borders Walking Festival 2002 Application