GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hirsel Estate Walks - Coldstream - Scottish Borders

4 miles (6.5 km)

Enjoy an easy walk around the Hirsel Estate and country park in Coldstream. In the park you will find the lovely Hirsel Lake which is a great place for bird watching. Look out for Herons, Kingfishers, Ducks, Geese and Reed Bunting from the bird hide. The walk also visits the adjacent Dunglass Woodwith miles of peaceful waymarked woodland trails. You'll also cross the pretty Leet Water and enjoy views of the surrounding countryside.
The estate is not far from the Northumberland village of Ford where you can enjoy a scenic walk to Roughting Linn waterfall.

Postcode

TD12 4LW - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Hirsel Estate OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hirsel Estate Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just a few miles to the east there's the historically fascinating St Cuthberts Cave. The monks of Lindisfarne reputedly brought St. Cuthbert's body to the site in AD875 following Viking raids on the Island. Near the cave there's also the peaceful woodland trails and steep rock climbing cliffs in the adjacent Kyloe Woods.
To the west there's Kelso where you can visit the ruins of Roxburgh Castle, explore the historic abbey and enjoy woodland trails around the picturesque Stichill Linn waterfall.

Photos

The Lake, Hirsel Estate, Coldstream - geograph.org.uk - 34428

The Lake, Hirsel Estate, Coldstream

A track on the Hirsel Estate - geograph.org.uk - 3361818

A track on the Hirsel Estate

The Alex Douglas Home monument at the Hirsel - geograph.org.uk - 2595003

The Alex Douglas Home monument at the Hirsel

The Hirsel - geograph.org.uk - 2380707

The Hirsel

Snowdrops at The Hirsel - geograph.org.uk - 3370944

Snowdrops at The Hirsel

A path through Dundock Woods on the Hirsel Estate at Coldstream - geograph.org.uk - 3500125

A path through Dundock Woods on the Hirsel Estate at Coldstream

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Hirsel Estate.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Hirsel Estate.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)