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Sir Walter Scott Way

Dumfries & Galloway, Borders

148 km / 92 miles
A cross-country walk between Moffat in South Central Scotland to Cockburnspath on the South East Scottish Coastline and almost coincident with the Southern Upland Way, designed to add some additional interest to the longer route.

It runs through lowland valleys, by lochs and reservoirs, alongside the River Tweed and its tributaries, over several significant Borderland hills and through communities steeped in history and interest.

Along its length there are numerous connections with Sir Walter Scott, one of Scotland's greatest writers. It was indeed this countryside that inspired many of his great poems and novels, and where he spent a very large part of his life.

Southern Upland Way publications are listed below and the SCSupport website includes details of where the route differs from the Southern Upland Way.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Lake/Reservoir/Loch
Moorland
River
Start: NT085052 - Moffat, Dumfries & Galloway View on StreetMap
Finish: NT774711 - Cockburnspath, Borders View on StreetMap
Web Sites: SCSupport Ltd - Sir Walter Scott Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback Southern Upland Way: Scotland's Coast to Coast trail  (Cicerone Press  - 2018 )

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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:
OS Landranger 67, 73, 74, 78, 79
OS Landranger Active 67, 73, 74, 78, 79
OS Explorer 322, 330, 337, 338, 345, 346, 351
OS Explorer Active 322, 330, 337, 338, 345, 346, 351

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Route Profile:

148.3 Km (92.1 miles)
3,928 m (12,887 ft) ascent
530 m (1,739 ft)  maximum height

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