Dowlaw to St Abbs

A gentle start through farmland soon leads on to the most dramatic section of the Berwickshire Coastal Path, leading along the rim of some fabulous cliffs high above the sea. There is a fair amount of up and downhill as the route continues to the National Nature Reserve at St Abb's Head, famed for its seabirds, and on to the fishing village itself.

Terrain

Farmland, then grassy coastal path. There are some steep ascents and descents and unprotected cliff edges.

Public Transport

No bus to the start, which is 3km off the A1107 road; fitter walkers using public transport may opt to combine this with the first stage.

Start

Car park at Dowlaw. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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