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Windlestraw Law from Thornylee.

Windlestraw Law from Thornylee.


Postby rogers » Mon May 10, 2010 9:40 pm

Grahams included on this walk: Windlestraw Law

Donalds included on this walk: Windlestraw Law

Date walked: 10/05/2010

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 19 km

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A long but enjoyable walk down in the Scottish borders, I left the car in the large car park at Thornylee Craigs which is a couple of miles outside Walkerburn and set off at 12 o'clock heading up through the woods until I reached the fence line then turned left and more or less followed the fence/dyke all the way to Seathope Law then down to the track leading up onto Seathope Rig for the final long climb up to Windlestraw Law, I made a slight variation on the return and arrived back at the car just after 18.30, 5hrs 17 walking and 1hr 17 for rests. It was pretty easy going with a 4x4 track following the line of the fence most of the way, weather was a bit cloudy on way out and nice and sunny on the return.

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at the start
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unusual carving
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view to walkerburn with innerleithen in the distance
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the way ahead, windlestraw law is the most distant hill
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left track leads up onto seathope rig
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a rather angry crow stuck in a trap, first time i've come across this !
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looking back down seathope rig with seathope law beyond
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windlestraw law trig point
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its me
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eildon hills
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i'm always amazed at the craft and workmanship of the dry stane dykes in the borders
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although this does spoil the scenery a wee bit.
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only 500m to go.
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the happy couple again from a different angle
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Re: Windlestraw Law from Thornylee.

Postby Milesy » Mon May 10, 2010 9:46 pm

What happened to the Craw then?
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Re: Windlestraw Law from Thornylee.

Postby FloozySuzie » Mon May 10, 2010 9:52 pm

When i first read it i though it said cow. I was quite puzzled for a few seconds.
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Re: Windlestraw Law from Thornylee.

Postby weedavie » Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:23 am

Some of the wettest walks I've done have been here and in the Moorfoots. However if I ever got as far as Windlestraw I'd not be able to resist going the kilometre north to Deaf Heights as a homage to that great Edinburgh dance band of the '80s, the Deaf Heights Cajun Aces.
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