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Vertish Hill Loop

About This Route

This short loop takes you south from Hawick following the river upstream before a steep climb up the southern flank of Vertish Hill. There is a steep and twisting descent down to Branxholm Bridgend before crossing the River Teviot. Further on there is another crossing by means of a footbridge across the Borthwick Water. Head back towards Hawick skirting the north side of Wilton Park.

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Statistics

  • Distance

    7 miles

  • Level

    Moderate

  • Level Details

    Mostly low level route or with some climbing on trail and/or public roads.

  • Towns

    Hawick

  • Altitude Gain

    184.7

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