The town of Melrose is situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders
at the foot of the Eildon Hills and close by the River Tweed
Melrose is an excellent centre for walkers to explore the surrounding landscape and its many historical connections. Perhaps the main features are the
impressive Eildon Hills and the beautiful River Tweed, however, there are many other local places to explore.
Our circular way-marked paths will help you discover more about this beautiful part of the Scottish Borders.
We’ve also included a number of short local walks, exploring the town of Melrose,
its many historical links, and the riverside
As well as these local walks, Melrose is also a central hub for several long-distance walks, either starting or ending in the town.
Many of these routes are known and marketed as ‘Scotland’s Great Trails’.