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Cicerone Guides: The Border Country: A Walker's Guide

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Alan Hall

272 pages, Col and b/w photos, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Jun 2005 | Edition: 3 | #185359 | ISBN: 1852844590
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46 varied walks in the Border Hills and Southern Uplands.


Chapter 1 The Cheviot Hills; Walk 1 Early Christianity and Iron Age Forts; Walk 2 The Cheviot; Walk 3 Mountains, Crags and a Waterfall; Walk 4 A Gentle Introduction to Cheviots Foothills; Walk 5 Up and Down the Cheviot Hills; Walk 6 A Border Foray over White Swire; Walk 7 The Lure of the Hen Hole; Walk 8 The Schil, Guardian of the College Valley; Walk 9 To the Changing Summit of Cheviot; Walk 10By Clennell Street to Windy Gyle; Walk 11A Walk into the Sixth Century BC; Walk 12By the Clattering Path to Iron Age Forts; Walk 13A Redundant Reservoir to Celtic Hilltop Forts; Walk 14In the Footsteps of Agricolas Legions; Walk 15The Iron Age and the Romans Inspired this Walk; Walk 16Border Line and Miners Road over Carter Fell; Chapter 2 Tweeddale and Teviotdale; Walk 17A Sea View Figure-of-Eight; Walk 18Two Castles and a Keep; Walk 19A Walter Scott Connection; Walk 20Dryburgh Abbey and the Winding Tweed; Walk 21Three Peaks (Trimontium) above Melrose; Walk 22Three Brethren and border Mischief; Walk 23The Cheeses Well and the Bear Gates of Traquair; Walk 24Venerable Beech and Waterloo Monument; Walk 25An Iron Age Fort, Roman Signal Station and Covenanters Pulpit; Walk 26A Druids Stone Circle, Castles Most Sombre and Rail Bed; Walk 27Bundle and Go - a Reivers Cry; Chapter 3 Ettrick Forest; Walk 28In Search of an Armys Pay Chest; Walk 29Pele Towers and an Italian Balloonist; Walk 30Fair St Marys and Literary Giants; Walk 31Thats the Way for Billy and Me; Walk 32A Drovers Way; Walk 33A Galcialists Walk; Walk 34The Ettrick Horseshoe; Walk 35By Forest and Fell over Ettrick Pen; Walk 36An Eagles Eye View of the Moffat Water Valley and the Tweedsmuir Hills; Chapter 4 The Tweedsmuir Hills; Walk 37Two Dramatic Waterfalls; Walk 38Dark and Deep Loch Skeen; Walk 39A Waterfall, a Loch, a Gorge and Surrounding Summits; Walk 40A Walk on the Wild Side - 900 Years Ago; Walk 41On the Edge of Blackhopes Glacial Glen; Walk 42A Walk of Two Halves - Equally Appealing, Distinctly Different; Walk 43Broad Law - the Borders Highest Mountain; Walk 44Broad Law plus Cramalt Craig; Walk 45A Walk Through Time; Walk 46Benign Surroundings Hide a Dark and Dangerous Past; Chapter 5 Long Distance Walks and Town Trails; The Pennine Way; The Alternative Pennine Way; The Southern Upland Way; St Cuthberts Way; The Borders Abbeys Way; Berwick-upon-Tweed; Kelso; Jedburgh; Melrose; Galashiels; Selkirk; Hawick

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Alan Hall is an experienced walker and full-time writer and photographer. Author of ten books on the outdoors, he is the author of several Cicerone guides, including The Border Country - A Walker's Guide and Walks in the Lammermuirs. Alan has explored many parts of the Pyrenees, Italy and Sri Lanka, plus some 20 Greek islands, of which Crete continues to be his favourite island.

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