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.

As such it is in the perfect location for the visitor, and especially walkers, to explore the surrounding landscape and its many historical connections. It is hoped this website will help you to discover the wide variety and quality of walking available locally.

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Melrose is an excellent centre for walking whose main features are the Eildon Hills and River Tweed. However there are many other local places to explore and these circular waymarked paths will help you discover more about this beautiful part of the Borders.
In addition there are short local walks exploring the town, its many historical connections and the riverside.
Apart from these local walks Melrose is situated at the hub of several long distance paths either passing through or starting / ending in the town. Many of these routes are now known and marketed as ‘Scotland's Great Trails’.
These routes offer the walker the chance to enjoy a day or part day walk with the opportunity to get back to Melrose at the end of the walk by means of local public transport links.



The website is currently being updated. While this is happening it is still possible to acquire copies of the Melrose Paths Booklet. This can be purchased on-line. CLICK ON THIS LINK and follow the simple Buy Now instructions.

Further assistance and comment
This website has been set up by Melrose Paths Group and Walking Support.
We hope that you will find all the information you require on this website and that it has been enough to encourage you to come to Melrose and to enjoy some of the wonderful walks and facilities that this area has to offer.
If you still have questions or enquiries or you wish to make any comments on the website or the walks please click on this e-mail link.

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