Bowden Circular – 13 km / 8 miles
This walk circles the Eildon Hills visiting the village of Bowden.
There are steep gradients/steps in places but also some extensive views of the surrounding hills and countryside. Continue along tracks on the South side of the Eildons and through Eildon Hall Woods to Newstead and back to Melrose.
START AND FINISH
Abbey car park Buccleuch Street.
Allow 4 – 5 hours
Mostly good paths and tracks often across open country. Excellent views of hills and surrounding countryside. Some stretches could be muddy after rain. Steps and steep gradients in places. Boots or strong shoes are recommended.
Abbey Street, near car park.