Harestanes to Melrose
The second stage of the Scottish National Trail follows the line of Dere Street - an old Roman Road - for many miles before passing through two villages separated by a strech along the mighty River Tweed. LThe route then climbs over the distinctive Eildon Hills before descending to the stunning Abbey and stone buildings of Melrose. This stage - like the first - follows the cross markers of St Cuthbert's Way throughout.
Farmland, riverside and open country paths, quiet roads.
Bus at junction of B6400 with A68, 15mins from Harestanes. Bus to/from Melrose.
Harestanes Centre car park.
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