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.