Coldingham & Abbs Head

Introduction to Walk 1729

Photo from the walk - Coldingham & Abbs Head

County/Area - Scottish Borders

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.2 miles / 11.7 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Scottish Borders walk that is full of scenic interest including pleasant countryside, a beautiful loch and a spectacular section of coast. The route does include some road walking on quiet lanes.

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Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

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Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 346 BUY MAP

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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24.8 miles / 39.7 km away
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25.0 miles / 39.9 km away

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