Hirsel Estate Walks - Coldstream - Scottish Borders
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 Wood with 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.
PostcodeTD12 4LW - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Hirsel Estate Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Hirsel Estate Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
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.