right. When combined with a walk along the River Tweed and into the
surrounding countryside, it can make a perfect day out.
Caledonian Railway from Symington (1864) terminated on the south bank of the
Tweed – Peebles West.
above the icy white branches of trees and shrubs in the Tweed Valley.
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
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 ...
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.
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.
trail that now boasts amazing 360 degree views of the Tweed and Cademuir
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
– 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...