Leaders: John Miller and Peter Jeary Distance: 20 km/12.5 miles circular Start: Market Place Melrose, 09.30 Finish: Melrose, 16.30 approx Grade: strenuous. Packed lunch
required. Walk limited to 40 people.
About the walk
The walk leads through Darnick,
then to Huntlyburn and Rhymers
Glen, climbing to Cauldshiels Hill
(good views). The route takes a
drove road to Lindean Reservoir
where the birdwatching hide
provides a lunch stop (good site for
wildlife enthusiasts). The return is
by Over Whitlaw, Holydean
(historic castle), Bowden and the
Eildons saddle back to Melrose.