Scottish Eildon Hills & Abbey

Tour & Walk from Edinburgh

COST: £95    PICKUP LOCATION: EDINBURGH  

Pulling together the contrasts of this beautiful Scottish Borders region by first appreciating it with a bird’s eye view of the Tweed Valley from the Eildon Hills, followed by a well-deserved pub lunch. Day ends, walking around Dryburgh Abbey, arguably Scotland’s most beautiful set beside a river and visiting some intriguing, hidden statues. 

 

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Itinerary for Scottish Eildon Hills & Abbey - Tour & Walk - Edinburgh: 

-        Starting the day with a coffee stop in an old courtyard and the story of Old Melrose.

- Walk in the Eildon Hills to the foundations of an ancient hill fort with expansive views over the Tweed valley. Walk grading: Moderate hill climb along well defined tracks and paths. Distance: 5Kms. Height: 290m

-        Picnic lunch on the hills.

-        Walk around the comprehensive ruins of Dryburgh abbey in its peaceful rural idyll beside the River Tweed.  Grading: Easy along well-defined paths. 

-        Short walks to a little known statue to Scotland’s national hero, Wallace, and to the Temple of the Muses.

-        Scott’s view of the Eildon Hills - iconic to this region

 

Cost includes admission to Dryburgh Abbey but excludes food or drink.

Pickup: 09:30    Drop Off: 18:30