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 Trimontium Walks, Scottish Borders

Trimontium Walks

Trimontium Guided Walk

Guided Walks on Thursdays from 7th April to end October, 2016, Tuesdays and Thursdays during July and August

We leave from the ‘Three Hills’ Roman Heritage Centre in Melrose Market Square, at 13.30 hrs, and go via the Mercat Cross, Abbey Street, Melrose Abbey South Front and the fieldside Prior's Walk to enjoy Newstead, 'the oldest inhabited village in Scotland' (with walled gardens, sundials, ancient stones and Masonic ruin).
Thereafter we see the Millennium Milestone; the Trimontium Stone; the Roman fort and four annexes; views of Eildon Hill North and the Tweed Valley from the site; the Roman Empire’s most Northerly modest military amphitheatre & 'hidden' Roman Dere Street bridge; the three bridges over Tweed at Leaderfoot from the high Viaduct level; the leafy lane to Broomhill; the view across to the Trimontium Stone Summerhouse at Drygrange (with Scott's View and Old Melrose in the distance); the Roman road from Broomhill to Newstead; tea and comfort station at the Village Hall; and return to Melrose by Prior's Walk (now become Westward Ho!) or the monks’ riverside Battery Wall for 1715 hrs approximately.

The charges - Adults £4; pupil/student £1 family £10 - includes tea.
Sturdy shoes advised.

Walkers meet at the Heritage Centre in the Ormiston, Market Square, MELROSE 13.20 hrs.
Move off 13.30 hrs.
Back in Melrose 17.15 hrs approx.

Help maintain the Heritage Centre, professionally designed in 1991 and run daily by volunteers (from 1 April to 31 October).

Contact Donald Gordon
Phone 01896 822651/822463
Email secretary_trimontium@btinternet.com

Trimontium Walks, Scotland

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Date: 07/04/2016