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Berwickshire Coastal Path

Northumberland, Borders

48 km / 30 miles
The Path crosses farmland and cliff tops as it passes through Burnmouth, Eyemouth and St Abbs. Some of the cliff walking is very exposed and reaches a maximum height of 340ft. A short extension to the route can be gained by taking advantage of the paths of the National Nature Reserve of St Abbs Head.


Path Type: Scotland's Great Trails
Waymark: Named 'Scottish Border Walks' signs
Attributes: Scotland's Great Trails
Very Challenging
Start: NU002535 - Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland View on StreetMap
Finish: NT774710 - Cockburnspath, Borders View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Scotland's Great Trails Scottish Borders Council - Berwickshire Coastal Path Pete's Trip Reports - Northumberland Coast Path [blog] Annierak - Berwickshire Coastal Path [blog] Berwickshire Coastal Path [YouTube video] Walk Highlands - Berwickshire Coastal Path

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Berwickshire Coastal Path  (Scottish Borders Council  - 2018 ) Download
External download Paths around Eyemouth and the Berwickshire Coastal Path  (Scottish Borders Council  - 2011 ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 67, 74, 75
OS Landranger Active 67, 74, 75
OS Explorer 346, 351
OS Explorer Active 346, 351
Other Paper Maps:
Harvey National Trail map

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Route Profile:

46.7 km (29.0 miles)
1,716 m (5,630 ft) ascent
181 m (594 ft)  maximum height

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