Eildon Hills Path

Route 6

Route 6 Eildon Hills Path map

Eildon Hills Path – 6½ km / 4 miles

ROUTE
The classic hill walk up the Eildons from Melrose. Follow the Middle (Priors) walk to Newstead before climbing steeply to the broad summit of Eildon Hill North with a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. Descend to the saddle with options of climbing the other two hills, then return to the market square in Melrose by St. Cuthbert’s Way.

START AND FINISH
Abbey car park. Buccleuch Street

TIME
Allow 2 – 2½ hours

TERRAIN
Paths and tracks mainly. Some paths are narrow and can be muddy. Steep gradients on Eildon hill North. Boots are recommended.

TOILETS
Abbey Street, near car park.