Newcastleton Forest Priest Hill Walking & Running Route

Priest Hill is a circular trail through a mature forest.

Newcastleton is a village located 22 miles south of Hawick. Follow sign posts past Rock UK to the end of the road to Preisthill Car Park. A circular walk climbs along forest track completing a complete circuit of Priest Hill and down to the banks of the Liddel water. You are treated to ever-changing views over the valley and the border hills of Liddesdale. The path takes you along rough grassy sections with some steep slopes. Muddy sections must be negotiated along the way and a crossing over a shallow ford.


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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.77 Miles
Towns: Newcastleton
Total Ascent (m): 440.000
Average Time: 1h 07min
GPX Start Lat. 55°11'6"N
GPX Start Lng. 2°46'39"W

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