A moderate walk following the path along the former railway line, and then a quiet road to
reach Abbotsford home of Sir Walter Scott between 1812-1832.
Explore the Visitor Centre, House and grounds before continuing the walk
along the River Tweed following the Borders Abbeys Way back to Melrose.
Start and Finish: Abbey car park Buccleuch Street.
Time: Allow 3 hours
Terrain: Minor roads and mostly good paths, although some stretches along the river could be muddy after rain.
Mostly flat or gently sloping (some steps). No special footwear needed.
Toilets: Abbey Street near car park.