Leaders: Agnes Waldie and Jane
Swanston Distance: 16km/10 miles linear Start: Bus from Market Place, Melrose,
09.00. Walk starts Maxton Kirk, 09.30 Finish: Melrose, 15.00 approx. Grade: moderate/strenuous.
Packed lunch required.
About the walk
Following the route of St Cuthbert’s
Way, this walk starts with a pleasant
riverside section along the Tweed
with views across to Dryburgh
Abbey. It then goes through the
villages of St Boswells, Newtown
and Bowden. The route finally
crosses over into Melrose by the
saddle of the Eildon Hills.