Gamelshiel Castle and Spartleton Hill, Whiteadder Reservoir

An easy hill circuit passing the ruins of Gamelshiel Castle before climbing to the summit of Spartleton Hill. The route then crosses the moor to descend via the ancient Herring Road back to Whiteadder Reservoir.


Hill tracks and paths, with short pathless section to summit of Spartleton

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Small parking area just east of Whiteadder Reservoir dam on B6355. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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