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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.


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Challenging; Moorland; River; Literary
NT114356 - Broughton, Borders
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NT251404 - Peebles, Borders
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

John Buchan Way (Jedburgh Visitor Information Centre - 2006)
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John Buchan Way (Scottish Borders Council - 2006)
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Paths around Peebles and The John Buchan Way (Scottish Borders Council - 2015)
Paths around Peebles and The John Buchan Way (Jedburgh Visitor Information Centre - 2015)


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