A nearly 5 mile circular from Sir Walter Scotts House visiting Cauldshiels Loch on the way. You can read about the walk which we’ve done before, here: Two Lochs and some views . It was May last time we walked here and there were lots of wild flowers about. It was too early for those this time, we saw some hawthorn just coming into flower and the wild garlic is budding up now but that was about it. Continue reading
15th January 2017
Just returned from a ramble from Abbotsford House – home of Sir Walter Scott you’ll remember – along the River Tweed which was grey and murky today. It was a grey and murky day……no sunshine, and the tracks were back to mostly mud rather than mostly snow and ice – shame really – mud’s not so pretty! Continue reading
22nd May 2016
Lovely day today…..’spiffing’ – the middle son said and he was right.
We ventured out on the second of the paths around Abbotsford from the Scottish Borders Council booklet (which you can download for free from their website, or pick up for £2 at Abbotsford House). This, just over 4 mile circular route, included a linear detour to Cauldshiels Loch, a path alongside Faldonside Loch and some truly stunning views.
Sunday, 15th May 2016
Just a short walk today from the grounds of Abbotsford House where the tulips are putting on a lovely display.