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“steep climb”(5 reviews)
“walking boots”(3 reviews)
“hill walking”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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All reviews steep climb walking boots hill walking lovely walk well worth the effort st cuthbert's way falls paths peaks route saddle shoes track scenery picnic
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the hike to the top. Very picturesque, a little strenuous, but worth it for the views. The weather was good luckily, and I would like to come back again. Beautiful area.

Thank Zahira U
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The views you get walking up the Eildons is fantastic.well worth the effort.and take a picnic with you .i have been up 3times now .there is 3 to walk up .give yourself a good day for it .

Thank Betty F
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This walk is so worth the effort not only for the amazing views but also for the massive sense of smugness you get from getting to the top (don't be put off by the people who RUN up and down in the time it takes...More

Thank freezybits
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Well signposted from Melrose Abbey. We picked a beautiful day and the views were magnificent. It had rained for a few days previously following a long dry sunny spell and many of the paths were muddy and very slippery. I’d recommend good quality walking boots/shoes...More

Thank evelyn1962
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Walked in the Eildons on a scorching July day. Great views. Wild blueberries everywhere- delicious. Clear paths, well signposted, had a perfect day.

2  Thank Ali M
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place for a walk. Trek to the top of all 3 Eildon’s and you will have had an amazing view of the borders. A steep climb but the views on a clear day are breathtaking and I never get tired of the...More

2  Thank BowdenLad
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Lovely walk and not too steep if you go from the Bowden village side. Wonderful views from the top that make the climb worthwhile

Thank Weerux
Reviewed 3 March 2018

we went up the Eildons from Bowden village so it was more of a gradual walk then a climb, well except for the last bit, take time and go up the views of the borders is stunning.

Thank nina j
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Definitely worth a visit, our dogs loved the walk up the Eildons and theres a fab view from the top!

Thank Rachael G
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A true treasure of the area with this prestigious landmark,they really something special and the areas rich with Historically value

Thank Aaron B
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