Southern Upland Way 8: St Mary's Loch to Traquair

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Beautiful lochside walking followed by a moorland crossing with fine views make this a very enjoyable stage.


Well-signposted paths and tracks with no difficulties.

Public Transport

Limited bus service at Traquair (regular buses from Innerleithen 3km away), no buses to St Mary's Loch.


former Tibbie Shiel's Inn, St Mary's Loch. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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