Borders Abbeys Way


  1. Name Borders Abbeys Way
  2. Length of trail 105 km, 65 miles
  3. Length in days 5 days
  4. Start of trail Melrose
  5. End of trail Melrose
  6. Traildino grading EW, Easy walk, nature trail

Borders Abbey Way

65 miles, 103 km

A circular walk in the heart of the Scottisch Borders, through the villages of Melrose, Selkirk, Hawick, Jedburgh and Kelso, and passing four (ruined) abbeys.

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Borders Abbeys Way, 107km


Rate 7.0 | 1 vote | No 29. in United Kingdom
  • Aaron Barnes February 2010
  • Rate 7
  • Positive Good walk visiting the historic Melrose, Dryburgh and Jeburgh Abbeys. Some excellent well waymarked walking in the Scottish Borders with a number of very rewarding sections.
  • Negative A little too much road walking in places, especially between Melrose and Kelso.
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
  • The Borders Abbeys Way
  • Guidebook to The Borders Abbeys Way, a 68 mile circuit in the Scottish Borders, taking in four of Britain's grandest ruined medieval abbeys. Beginning and ending in Tweedbank, the route, which is described over 6 stages, is as rich in history as it is pastoral charm. Relatively flat, it is suitable for people with a moderate level of fitness. Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Borders Abbeys Way Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • A Self-Guided Circular Walking Holiday from Jedburgh. What better way to experience this less trodden area of the Scottish Borders than on foot. This wonderful 68 mile circular walk passes through the four great Abbeys from the 12th Century - Jedburgh, Melrose, Dryburgh and Kelso. Although only ruins today, a wealth of history dates back to the... Read more
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