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The Leaderfoot Viaduct, also known as the Drygrange Viaduct

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Road A68, Melrose TD6 9PF, Scotland
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Spotted when on a guided Roman fort walk

This was one of the sights on our guided tour to the Roman Fort from Melrose. Lovely views and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anita H
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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A masterpiece of engineering.

This is well worth the trip to visit, a stunning masterpiece of engineering built to cross above... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Keith W
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  • Average6%
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“old bridge” (4 reviews)
“roman fort” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Road A68, Melrose TD6 9PF, Scotland
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"victorian engineering"
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"amazing scenery"
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"single track"
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"the river"
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"lovely spot"
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"worth a stop"
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"eildon hills"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the sights on our guided tour to the Roman Fort from Melrose. Lovely views and a great walk by the lovely Donald with welcome tea and biscuits courtesy of the ladies at Newstead village hall.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth the trip to visit, a stunning masterpiece of engineering built to cross above the famous river tweed. Set in surroundings that include the Eildon hills and the nearby Roman settlement " Trimontium". Take a walk along the banks of the river...More

Thank Keith W
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We rode by the Viaduct on our 3 day bike ride along the 4 Abbeys Route. There were several fisherman in the river below.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The pictures and scenery in this area are truly amazing and the viaduct even from a distance looks superb.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to come across The Leaderfoot Viaduct quite by chance , it being just of a busy main road. It truly is a magnificent piece of engineering as well as being a really impressive sight. Rising above the river , a mellow...More

Thank Gerri H
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We were based nearby and the viewpoint is signposted.You can walk to Dryburgh Abbey from here . A lovely view and so peaceful. We were blessed with beautiful weather .

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

I was on a coach visit to the area and saw this wonderful viaduct. I like to see nice architectural structures, The weather was good so it helped the view of it

Thank dwplucas
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Followed the brown tourist signpost off the A68 near Melrose to find a superb structure of something like 15 archways over the River Tweed. Good parking, easy to access, good views from adjacent bridge - now pedestrian only - and very photogenic. Walk of a...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

You cannot fail to be impressed by this stunning viaduct. If you are in the Melrose area this is a must for any visitor

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Driving along and saw the sign for Viaduct stopped and was quite taken by the view nice place for a walk along the river

Thank Dennis B
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