Peebles Weekend 12-14 April 2019
Tontine Hotel, Peebles Link to Ramblers website walks summary
Friday 12 April 2019 – There are two optoins
Option 1 - More strenuous walk
Pykestone Hill – B Walk - 9.5 miles with an ascent of 696m
This walk climbs the three Donalds arranged around the Drumelzier Burn. Pykestone Hill and Middle Hill both have flat summits, but Drumelzier Law is set apart from the main range and has a more impressive outline as well as fine views. Link to walk
Hamilton Hill – C Walk - 4 miles with an ascent of 170m
A short circular walk that climbs from Hay Lodge Park up to Hamilton Hill where you can look out over Peebles town. Returns along Eddleston Water (The Cuddy). Link to walk
Saturday 13 April 2019
There are two options for the more strenuous walkers and thesel are detailed below.
For the more leisurely walkers there are two walks under consideration at the moment and teh actual walk will be finalised once a recce has been done for both walks. This will be done prior to the weekend away and the walk selected will be confirmed prior to the weekend.
Information on all walks under consideration is provided just for informaiton at this stage and they all included as a 'Festival' in the Ramblers Group and Events Manager.
Dunrig Horseshoe – A Walk - 15 miles
A fantastic hill walk from Peebles, taking in the four peaks surrounding Glensax with extensive views in all directions. Peat bogs in places. Link to walk
Cardrona Forest – B+ Walk - 14 miles
The route starts from the Tontine Hotel.
The first 4.5 miles follows the same route as the Dunrig Horshoe walk.
Gypsy Glen and Craighead – C Walk - 4 miles
Leisurely walk with a moderate climb passing St Mary’s Loch providing great views down across the whole town of Peebles.
Innerleithen to Peebles – C Walk - 6 miles
Linear walk taking the bus from Peebles to Innerleithen returning by foot on the old Tweed Valley Railways Path. This links Innerleithen, Cardrona, Eshiels and Peebles following in part the banks of the River Tweed. Link to walk.
Sunday 14 April 2019
Cademuir Hill Forts and River Tweed – C+ Walk – 8 miles
Cademuir Hill has a superb position just outside Peebles and has archaeological interest as well as fine views. This walk heads up to the forts on the ridge before returning to Peebles along the beautiful banks of the Tweed.Link to walk
Saturday 27 April 2019Meeting at 09:00, Starting at 09:30A moderate 8 mile / 12.9 km walk
Saturday 4 May 2019Meeting at 09:10, Starting at 10:00A leisurely 9 mile / 14.5 km walk
Tuesday 7 May 2019Meeting at 10:00, Starting at 10:30A leisurely 4 mile / 6.4 km walk
Sunday 12 May 2019Meeting at 09:00, Starting at 10:00A leisurely 7 mile / 11.3 km walk
Saturday 18 May 2019Meeting at 09:00, Starting at 09:30A leisurely 7 mile / 11.3 km walk
Sunday 26 May 2019Meeting at 09:00, Starting at 10:00A moderate 9.5 mile / 15.3 km walk