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Walk of the week: River Tweed, Peebles - The Scotsman 14 Nov 2008 ... NESTLED in the rolling Borders countryside, Peebles is worth a visit in its own
right. When combined with a walk along the River Tweed and into the
surrounding countryside, it can make a perfect day out.
Peebles 10 Oct 2010 ... PARK Leave the A72 three miles east of Peebles and enter
Cardrona. Pass the village store and go right, then right again on to the B7062.
Walk of the Week: Thornielee Forest, Borders - The Scotsman 19 Jan 2011 ...
REFRESH There is nothing at the start of the walk. Your best bet is to head into
Walk of the Week: The Hills of Cardrona Forest, Borders - The ... 10 Oct 2010 ... PARK Leave the A72 three miles east of Peebles and enter Cardrona. Pass the
village store and go right, then right again on to the B7062. There is a Forestry
Commission car park just over half a mile down the road. IN SUMMARY Follow a
path starting on the left of the car park, not one next to a toilet at the ...
Walk of the Week: Thornielee Forest, Borders - The Scotsman 19 Jan 2011 ... Some might say forest walks are a bit boring, better suited to mountain bikes than
boots. Nonsense. ... Walk of the Week: Thornielee Forest, Borders. Published: 11:
15 ... PARK On the A72, the Forestry Commission's Thornielee car park is 11
miles east of Peebles and seven miles west of Galashiels.
Walk of the week: St Mary's Loch - The Scotsman 11 Aug 2010 ... The annual Scottish Borders Walking Festival takes place this year from 4 to the
12 September. Entitled Walking The Tweed Valley, all walks start by foot or coach
from Peebles, and there is a range of walks, all with volunteer walk leaders, to
suit all ages and levels of experience.
Search - The Scotsman spent childhood holidays here and enjoyed walking in the area, but the big wet
flakes of snow that were dumping down as I parked would have put off many of
his more rugged characters. Walk of the week: River Tweed, Peebles - The
Scotsman 14 Nov 2008 ... NESTLED in the rolling Borders countryside, Peebles
is worth ...
Walk of the week: The Pentland Way - The Scotsman
5 Dec 2015 ... THE Pentlands run south-west from Edinburgh before fading away to the valley of
the Clyde. The northern hills are the most dramatic, providing spectacular views
to the north, whereas the south-west end is much less hilly, more remote and less
visited. The Pentland Way, a well-signed 20-mile route from ...
Walk of the week: The Borders Railway - The Scotsman
7 Nov 2015 ... Map Ordnance Survey map 73, Peebles, Galashiels & Selkirk ... The standard
train service covering the seven stations between Waverley and Tweedbank is
half-hourly six days a week, hourly on Sundays. ... From the Abbey car and coach
park, turn left down Abbey Street, also signposted River Walk.
Walk of the week: Glengaber Hill & Welshie Law - The Scotsman
21 Nov 2015 ... Refreshment spot Osso, 1 Innerleithen Road, Peebles THE ROUTE Start from
Traquair village hall by the junction of the B709 and B7062, map ref 332346,
where the Southern Upland Way crosses the former and follows the Minchmoor
Road. However, walk along the B709 with care to the Fingland Bridge ...
Walking the line: Uncovering the work of the Upper Tweed Railway ...
12 Dec 2011 ... Marshall, author of Peebles Railways, which chronicles the route, said: “
Reservoir railways were not uncommon in remote locations, but what is unusual
is the distance involved here. The Edinburgh and District Water Trust was
pushing into the Borders because it was desperate to get more fresh water to ...
Walk of the week: Abbotsford circular trek - The Scotsman
12 Dec 2015 ... Many a walk can utilise the green credentials of the Borders Railway (half-hourly
six days a week, hourly on Sundays); in this instance starting from the
Tweedbank terminus, midway between Galashiels and Melrose. Having studied
the booklet, Paths around Abbotsford (contact Scottish Borders Council, ...
Walk of the week: Cambuskenneth Abbey and the Wallace Monument 9 Oct 2015 ... STIRLING is full of history and its castle is one of the biggest tourist attractions in
Scotland. The nearby Wallace Monument – built in the 19th century to
commemorate one of Scotland's favourite sons – is also a tourist hotspot. Rather
less visited is the site of Cambuskenneth Abbey, the burial place of James ...
Walk of the Week: Crail to Cambo Sands - The Scotsman
8 Feb 2014 ... In December I wrote about the St Monans/Crail section of the Fife Coastal Path (
FCP); traversed on a day of westerly gale force winds when being far east and at
sea-level had distinct advantages. With the continuation of that adverse weather,
Jimbo, John and I returned late January to the FCP, this time the ...
Walk of the Week: Gladhouse Reservoir, Midlothian - The Scotsman
14 Sep 2014 ... NESTLED below the Moorfoot Hills, Gladhouse Reservoir is popular with anglers
– not surprisingly, given the picturesque setting, as well as a good stock of fish.
This is also a fine place for a walk, giving access to the empty landscapes of the
hills. A low-level route can also be followed that gives a taste of ...
Walk of the week: Three Brethren, Borders - The Scotsman 20 Nov 2009 ... AT THIS time of year, brilliant views are to be had when mist stays glued to the
valley floor well into the day and if you walk up the hills you can emerge to ...
WHILE YOU ARE IN THE AREA Two miles east of Peebles, off the A72, is
Glentress Forest, Britain's mountain biking capital, with a shop and caf too.
Walk of the week: A Beecraigs circuit - The Scotsman
19 Dec 2015 ... The 913 acre Beecraigs Country Park lies in the Bathgate Hills, two miles south
of Linlithgow. The park, which caters for a wide range of leisure and recreational
activities, is open daily from 9am and closes at 10:30pm in summer and at dusk
in winter – plenty of time then to explore its many attractions ...
Walk of the Week: Wester and Easter Graiglockhart Hills, Edinburgh ...
28 Jun 2012 ... THE SEVEN hills of Edinburgh vary from the hustle and bustle of Castle Rock,
Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill to the quieter slopes of Corstorphine Hill, Blackford
Hill, the Braids and the Craiglockhart Hills. The latter, Wester Craiglockhart Hill is
the highest member of the magnificent seven, and offers a superb ...
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