Kelso Walks - Kelso to Roxburgh Circular Riverside Walk
This town in the Scottish Borders is a fine place for riverside walking.
This circular walk takes you to the historic Roxburgh Castle and the Roxburgh Viaduct. The walk starts on Kelso Bridge where you can pick up the Borders Abbeys Way and follow it west to Roxburgh Castle. The ruined castle sits in a scenic location next to the River Teviot.
The route continues south along the river to Roxburgh where you can cross the river on the impressive viaduct. The route then follows the line of the old railway north back to Kelso.
To continue your walking around Kelso head just over a mile north to visit Stichill Linn. It's something of a hidden gem with peaceful woodland trails and a picturesque waterfall to see.
Kelso Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Kelso Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Kelso OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Kelso Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Walks near Kelso
- Stichill Linn - This walk visits the pretty Stichill Linn Waterfall in the Scottish Borders near Kelso.
- Borders Abbeys Way - Explore the Scottish Borders and visit several historical ruined abbeys on this interesting and beautiful circular walk
- Eildon Hills - This circular walk climbs to a series of wonderful viewpoints above the town of Melrose on the Scottish Borders
- Leaderfoot Viaduct - This walk takes you to the impressive Leaderfoot Viaduct in Melrose on the Scottish Borders
- Roughting Linn - Enjoy a walk from the village of Ford to this beautiful hidden gem in Northumberland.
The walk starts at the remains of Ford castle and heads east into some beautiful countryside
- Hirsel Estate - Enjoy an easy walk around the Hirsel Estate and country park in Coldstream
- Melrose - This town in the Scottish Borders is a fine place for walkers with an historic abbey, riverside trails and nearby hill climbs to enjoy
- Southern Upland Way - This splendid route is one of the four official Long Distance Routes in Scotland and is Britain's first official coast to coast long distance foot-path
- St Cuthbert's Way - This walk runs from Melrose in the Scottish Borders to Lindisfarne Castle and Holy Island
- Jedburgh - This lovely town in the Scottish Borders has some interesting historic sites and some fine riverside footpaths.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Head south from the town and you could visit nearby Jedburgh and explore the 12th century abbey ruins and enjoy a stroll alond the Jed Water river.