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John Buchan Way


23 km / 14 miles
An undulating walk mainly on hill tracks with 800m of ascent crossing the upper Tweed valley linking Peebles to Broughton (with bus return option). It is named after John Buchan, the famous writer whose family is strongly linked with the area and who wrote fondly of this part of the Scottish Borders. It visits Broughton Hills, Stobo, The Glack and Cademuir Hill.


Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Sylised book with 'JBW' on cover
Attributes: Challenging
Start: NT114356 - Broughton, Borders View on StreetMap
Finish: NT251404 - Peebles, Borders View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Walk Highlands - John Buchan Way South of Scotland Countryside Trails - John Buchan Way John Buchan Way [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet John Buchan Way  (Scottish Borders Council )
External download John Buchan Way  (Scottish Borders Council  - 2006 ) Download
External download Paths around Peebles and the John Buchan Way  (Scottish Borders Council  - 2015 ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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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 72, 73
OS Landranger Active 72, 73
OS Explorer 336, 337
OS Explorer Active 336, 337

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