Southern Upland Way 9: Traquair to Melrose

A scenic ridge walk through forests and over high moorland hills leads to a low level walk through woods, fields and built-up areas and then beside the River Tweed in the most populated section of the whole walk.


Good paths and tracks throughout. Some muddy sections, no difficulties.

Public Transport

Limited bus to Traquair; nearby Innerleithen has a regular service. Galashiels and Melrose both well served by bus.


Traquair. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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