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John Buchan Way

23 km / 14 miles

Borders
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.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Sylised book with 'JBW' on cover  
Attributes: Challenging; Moorland; River; Literary
Start:
NT114356 - Broughton, Borders
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Finish:
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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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
   
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger: 7273
OS Landranger Active: 7273
OS Explorer: 336337
OS Explorer Active: 336337

Connected Paths:

Scotland's Great Trails: Cross Borders Drove Road; Southern Upland Way
Other Paths: Newhaven Crossing To Fort William; St. Wilfrid's Way

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