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John Buchan Way is a 13.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Peebles, Scottish Borders, Scotland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and horses. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 13.3 miles Elevation Gain: 2,194 feet Route Type: Point to Point


horseback riding

partially paved


A long linear route between Peebles and Broughton through the hills and valleys of Tweeddale. Although this route is sign-posted it, offline map is advisable. The most prominent hills are near Stobo Hope head – Penvalla and Hammer Head. John Buchan is one of Tweeddale’s most famous sons and you can also learn about his story in the small museum dedicated to his life on Peebles High Street.

3 days ago

great walk probably easier peebles to Broughton than the opposite direction