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Ellemford bridge circuit

Abbey St Bathans

This route follows the course of the Whiteadder River from Abbey St Bathans to Ellemford Bridge, offering views of the river for much of the way. The route passes Abbey St Bathans Church which has links to a Cistercian nunnery founded in the 12th or 13th century. The return is a pleasant woodland walk taking in part of the Southern Upland Way.

Terrain - Short stretches of main road farm and woodland tracks and some open farm land. Some of the ground can be quite muddy in wet weather.

Grade 1

Distance 10.75km (6.7 miles)

Ascent 200m (656ft)



Ellemford bridge circuit

Abbey St Bathans
Ellemford bridge circuit©


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