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Historical walk

We did the walk from the Eildon hills in Melrose to the Harestanes visitor centre near Jedburgh... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Stuart N
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Footpath

This is a really pleasant long-distance footpath. It is extremely well signposted, the paths... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
John P
,
Ingleton, United Kingdom
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A hundred KM walk through the Scottish countryside off the coast of Northumberland.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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Melrose, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We did the walk from the Eildon hills in Melrose to the Harestanes visitor centre near Jedburgh. Whilst we didn't do the full route this was still very memorable. It was lovely following the banks of the Tweed and seeing Herons swooping down on the...More

Thank Stuart N
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a really pleasant long-distance footpath. It is extremely well signposted, the paths, gates, steps etc very well-maintained and the views are exceptional.

Thank John P
Reviewed 9 August 2016

St Cuthbert's Way is a lovely walk through the Scottish Borders and Northumberland National Park. It's very well sign posted throughout. There is a fair bit of road walking but the roads are so quiet it is not a problem. We used a baggage transfer...More

2  Thank Carole F
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We walked the entire Way over 5 days. We are in our 50s and this was our first long-distance walk in the UK. Challenging at times, but completely doable, even for novices! A few steep ascents, but nothing too onerous. Incredible, varied views. Path was...More

9  Thank Maven01
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We only did a short stretch of this walk along the river. The walk is well marked and fairly flat. Need good shoes as was fairly wet underfoot due to heavy rain the previous few days

Thank Ehlucock
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Spectacular views along well marked trails and roadways (the section in Scotland is better marked than that in England). We walked the entire trail in 7 days with sections ranging in distance from 6 to 14 miles. Highly recommend using a walking tour company to...More

2  Thank dalawon
SCWManager, Manager at St. Cuthberts Way, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thank you for your review of our St Curhbert's Way walk. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience throughout the trail. We hope you will return soon :)

Reviewed 22 June 2016

We walked from Roulotte Retreat Bowden to Melrose. The route is well sign posted and a nice hour or so walk.

Thank Gary S
Neil M, Manager at St. Cuthberts Way, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your walking experience on the St Cuthbert's Way. We strive to ensure you have a positive walking journey. We hope you return ! 😀

Reviewed 17 June 2016

We only did a short section of this well way-marked long distance trail from Melrose this year - although we have done much of the eastern section previously. Never difficult but do watch for the small sign left up a ginnel as you leave Melrose...More

Thank John B
Neil M, Manager at St. Cuthberts Way, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2016

Thank you for your review ! We're glad your have enjoyed yet another section of this long distance route. We hope you continue to explore the St Cuthbert's Way :)

Reviewed 14 June 2016

You'll meet many people of all ages walking the St Cuthbert's Way as it proves to be one of the more accessible long distance foot paths on offer. Not that it doesn't prove challenging in places nor that it doesn't offer stunning scenery too. It...More

Thank macnaus
Neil M, Manager at St. Cuthberts Way, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2016

Many thanks for your positive review. We strive to keep your walking experience as enjoyable as possible from Melrose through to Lindisfarne, We are glad that you have found the route enjoyable and not overly challenging and hope you return and visit the areas again....More

Reviewed 25 May 2016

My first experience of a long distance footpath. Well waymarked great variety of landscape and scenery, every day was different. Challenging in places but never too strenuous. Hills, woodland, riverside, moorland, agricultural and coast. And the final stage walking across the sand to Holy Island...More

Thank kedesh
Neil M, Manager at St. Cuthberts Way, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

We're so glad you enjoyed your walking experience. Many thanks

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