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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

The walk is mostly on fields and tracks across country with a gentle climb up to the Riddell Tower and past the ruins of the old Riddell House. The walk then heads away along tracks, roads and field edges to reach an old drove road that heads back towards Harelaw and back to the starting point.

2 Stops.

Saturday, 6 January 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
1:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
11.6km / 7.2mi
Ascent:
180m / 591ft
Type:
circular

Grade: C+.   Boots and poles are recommended.

Walk leader: Deborah

Estimated duration: 3 hours walk time, about 3.5 hours in total

Also welcome on this walk are members of other Ramblers groups and potential new members who want to sample a walk.  You may register your interest in the walk by contacting walks@eildonramblers.org.uk leaving your name and mobile telephone no.  The walk leader will contact you.

You should pre-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.

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

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Starting point

Grid reference:
NT 54100 25801
Nearest postcode:
TD6 9EN
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important.mopped.geologist
Start time:
10:00 am

Start: layby just before Lilliesleaf village if approaching from the East, NT541258. There is parking for approximately 6 cars, so car sharing is encouraged.

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