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John Buchan Way

23 km / 14 miles

An undulating walk mainly on hill tracks with 800m of ascent crossing the upper Tweed valley linking Peebles to Broughton (with bus return option). It is named after John Buchan, the famous writer whose family is strongly linked with the area and who wrote fondly of this part of the Scottish Borders. It visits Broughton Hills, Stobo, The Glack and Cademuir Hill.


Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Sylised book with 'JBW' on cover  
Attributes: Challenging; Moorland; River; Literary
NT114356 - Broughton, Borders
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NT251404 - Peebles, Borders
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Web Sites: John Buchan Way - PDF
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet: John Buchan Way (Visit Scottish Borders)


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Scotland's Great Trails: Cross Borders Drove Road; Southern Upland Way
Other Paths: St. Wilfrid's Way


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