Walking

Set between the Moorfoots and the Southern Uplands, Peebles provides a range of walks to suit all tastes and abilities. Particularly popular an easy riverside walk leads along the beautiful River Tweed from the center of this attractive town.

DISCOVER THE MOST WONDERFUL PART OF SCOTLAND

There is no better way to find out about a place then by walking round it. Whether you wish to walk for an hour or spend a day on the trail, you will find that fantastic Scottish Borders countryside can satisfy all of your walking needs. It offers space to breathe clean air and feel free, and to visit many fascinating historical sites. Set between the Moorfoots and the Southern Uplands, Peebles provides a range of walks to suit all tastes and abilities. Particularly popular an easy riverside walk leads along the beautiful River Tweed from the center of this attractive town. The Peebles Town Trail offers an interesting stroll through the history of the burgh. For the keen and experienced walker, there are a lot of routes over the southern Scotland?s highest hills and through extensive mature forests, which offer amazing viewpoints and picnic sites.

John Buchan Way - a waymarked 22km/13mile route from Peebles to Broughton introducing the history and scenery which inspired this famous author.

Forest Walks - with superb views, scenery and wildlife the forest trails through Glentress, Thronylee and Cardrona offer something for all ages.

Paths around Peebles - Peebles routes in and around the town which have a summary containing distance, time taken and terrain.

BORDERS HILL WALKING CLUB
Enquiries: (01750) 76214

STOORIEFIT OF PEEBLES
40 Damside, Innerleithen EH44 6HR
Tel: (01896) 830623
Provide a variety of guided walks in and around Peebles. Subjects will include natural and social history.

RAMTRAD HOLIDAY
54 Edinburgh Road, Peebles, EH45 8EB
Tel: (01721) 720845
Offers 3,5,8 day tours throught Scotland, accomodation from guest houses to castles and rental cars.

OUT & ABOUT
2 Elcho Street Brae, Peebles, EH45 8HU
Tel: (01721) 723590

Outdoor clothing, footwear, rucksacks and camping accessories, maps and walking guide books for the Borders.

UPLANDS WAY AT CASTLE WAREHOUSE
Old Town, Peebles, EH45 8HY
Tel: (01721) 720223
Outdoor clothing, fleeces, walking boots, Goretex and waxed jackets, knitwear and accessories. Good food all day in "Ramblers Coffee-Shop".

Call into the Peebles Tourist Information Centre on the High Street, along with stocking the Peebles historic town trail, there you will find a range of walking guides, maps and route information for Peebles and the surrounding area. To find our more in advance of your visit see www.visitscottishborders.com

The Out and About booklet of Ranger-Led Walks and Countryside Activities is available FREE of charge from Peebles Tourist Information Centre or from Scottish Borders Council Ranger Service, Harestanes, by Ancrum, Jedburgh TD8 6UQ