A Land of Riders, Raiders, Intrique and Ancestry…
The Border Reivers Trail is about 50 miles long. Click on the map images for more informatiom.
Starting at Langholm, travel north for 14 miles on the A7 to Teviothead. Caerlanrig is sign posted on the right hand side of the A7 as you approach Teviothead, left at the sign, and follow the narrow road to Teviothead church.
Leave Caerlanrig and right back onto the A7 heading back to Langholm. ook out for the Hermitage Castle sign, then left. Follow this road for 8 miles and you will reach the bleak Hermitage Castle.
From Hermitage Castle travel 2 miles until you reach the B6399 and Jrn right for Newcastleton. The Liddesdale Heritage Centre is south find of the village on the left.
Leaving Liddesdale Heritage Centre travel in the same direction on the B6357 for 2 miles, the Milnholm Cross is on the right hand side, but lightly elevated. Ettleton graveyard is up the track adjacent to the filnholm Cross, and if you stand with your back to the Milnholm Cross Mangerton Tower is in the distance.
From the Milnholm Cross continue on the B6357 at Kershopefoot or Reiver Trail sign that leads to the Tourneyholm,
sack onto the B6357 turn left heading to Rowanburn/Canonbie, Travel miles to Rowanburn where you will see Lang Sandy Armstrong on the left.
Track onto the B6357 travel to the Cross Keys Hotel in the centre of Canonbie. Look out for the A7 signs, and when at the A7 junction turn rght onto the A7 going north. In 2 miles you will see the brown signs to Clan Armstrong Centre. Follow the brown signs for Gilnockie Tower.