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Eildon Ramblers Group

Based in the Scottish Borders, Eildon Ramblers is a friendlywalking group for people of all ages. We offer year-round walks to suit avariety of tastes.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Circular from Ettrick Bridge to Mid Hill on well defined hill tracks, climbing gradually and continuing around Helmburn Hill. Lovely views of the gorge of the Ettrick Water as we head back to the village . We then walk along the lower slope of Kirkhope Hill on the other side of the village to Kirkhope Tower, a private residence, then return by lower path through community woodland and back through the village.

Paths are muddy, boots and walking poles advised.

Bring food and drink for 2 stops .

Registration limit: 16 walkers plus leader and back marker.

Saturday, 16 March 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
2:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
11km / 6.8mi
Ascent:
180m / 591ft
Type:
circular

Circular walk, grade C, leisurely pace.   Boots and poles are recommended.

Walk leader: Maureen

Estimated duration: 3.5 hours walk time + stops

Eildon Ramblers members.  Please contact the walk leader per the directions in the Secretary’s email.

Members of other Ramblers groups & potential new members are welcome to apply to join this walk.  Please contact walks@eildonramblers.org.uk leaving your name and mobile phone no.  The walk leader will contact you.

Registration deadline.  You should register with the Walk Leader (a) no later than 5pm on the Thursday prior to a Saturday walk, or (b) no later than 5pm on the Friday prior to a Sunday walk.

Covid-19.  Please read the Covid-19 advice on our website, and observe the recommended precautions.

Features

  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
NT 38899 24301
Nearest postcode:
TD7 5JL
what3words:
warmers.diplomats.aside
Start time:
10:00 am

Park on Woodend Road, this is the first road on the right after crossing the bridge.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking