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The Waterloo Monument

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Peniel Heugh, Jedburgh, Scotland
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Got so ridiculously lost

Had an epic walk, we got so ridiculously lost due to the very poor and misleading signposts. We... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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Another amazing piece of history.

This monument is over two hundred years old and is very impressive. There is a great walk to great... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Newmarskeman
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“nice walk” (3 reviews)
“walk up” (2 reviews)
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Peniel Heugh, Jedburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Had an epic walk, we got so ridiculously lost due to the very poor and misleading signposts. We were shattered by the time we found it, but had awesome views while sitting and enjoying our picnic in the wind. There is was free parking at...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

This monument is over two hundred years old and is very impressive. There is a great walk to great there and the views of the local countryside are amazing. Well worth visiting just for the views.

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

On a visit to the Borders, some friends took me on a lovely walk from the Harestanes Craft & Visitor Centre (which has ample parking) to the Waterloo Monument (completed almost 200 years ago in 1824) at nearby Penielheugh. My friends had obtained keys to...More

3  Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

There are several local walks which incorporate a walk up to this local landmark. Great views can be obtained from the base of the monument without having to climb the tower which I'd love to do. Not sure where you get them but from reading...More

1  Thank Bordersgeezer
Reviewed 25 September 2016

i was lucky that a friend had the key and climbed the many stairs to the top, such amazing views of the surrounding area even managed to spot Smailholm. The monument/tower is pretty amazing and considering its 200+yrs old. I should mention for people who...More

4  Thank d_taddei
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We parked at the Harestanes Country Park, where the start of the trail to this monument is. The trail took us through some lovely woodland, which was great for our dog to have a wander about. Only the last couple hundred of metres are exposed....More

2  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Very good for long walk with dogs you can park at harestanes nearby and walk from there. Views on a clear day are worth a visit you can get a key to climb inside but not sure where, it used to be Lothian Estates.

2  Thank jane3066
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We saw this on the horizon after climbing the Eildon Hills above Melrose and we were intrigued. We made it our next objective and walked up there the next day from a nearby village. Well worth the walk, with spectacular views and a 360 degree...More

Thank DrAPC
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Brilliant walk here. Great history of the Waterloo monument. Great in all weathers. Highly recommended with great views of Jedburgh.

1  Thank kelly150474
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a must for beautiful views,a bit of a walk up to but well worth it for views as they are amazing.

1  Thank niclouemmScotland
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