The Border Country
A Walker's Guide
By Alan Hall
This guidebook to the Border Country region in Scotland and north Northumberland contains 46 day walks, 5 long distance routes and 7 town trails in the broad uncrowded hills of the Southern Uplands, Cheviots, Tweeddale and Teviotdale, Ettrick Forest and the Tweedsmuir Hills. From gentle ambles to harder hill walks there are walks here to suit all.
SeasonsRecommended months are April to October.
CentresMelrose, Kelso, Jedburgh, Yetholm, Selkirk, Wooler, Hawick, Moffat, St Mary’s Loch
DifficultyVaried – suitable for the committed mountain walker to the leisurely valley stroller. All routes graded for difficulty.
Must SeeWild solitude of the Cheviots; historic castles, pele towers and stone circles; Ettrick Horseshoe; Berwick-upon-Tweed trail
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Alan Hall is an experienced walker and full-time writer and photographer. Author of ten books on the outdoors, he is the author of several Cicerone guides, including 'The Border Country – A Walker's Guide' and 'Walks in the Lammermuirs'. Alan has explored many parts of the Pyrenees, Italy and Sri Lanka, plus some 20 Greek islands, of which Crete continues to be his favourite island.View author profile
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