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Three Brethren & Brown Knowe from Yarrowford

County/Area - Scottish Borders

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference NT408299
Lat 55.559174 // Long -2.940098
Postcode TD7 5NA (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk from Yarrowford in the Southern Uplands climbs over Foulshiels Hill to join the Southern Upland Way. This is followed to the Three Brethren and onto Brown Knowe. From here the walk descends into valley along the Minchmoor Road along a pleasant ridge to return to Yarrowford. Good paths and tracks are used throughout the walk.

GPS Files - Notes

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 338Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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