Carlops walks

A selection of walks that start from Carlops (hover over names for further information.) Click here for more walk choices...

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A: Jenny Barry'sB: RutherfordC: AmazondeanD: Habbies HoweE: Harbour CraigF: Paties HillG: North Esk ReservoirH: BaddinsgillI: Monks RigJ: Cauldstane SlapK: BorestaneL: Kitchen Moss

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Jenny Barry's Cave

Walk A13 - Time - 45 minutes; Distance - 2 km/2 miles. A walk through a hidden valley along to a cave named after Jenny Barry, one of the two witches, or carlines, after whom Carlops is reputed to be named. read on...

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Rutherford

Walk A10 - Circular Walk. Time - 1 hour - 90 minutes; Distance - 5 km/3 miles. A short circular walk from Carlops to Kitleyknowe and then along a little known footpath across to Rutherford Castle. read on...

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Amazondean

Walk A2 Circular Walk. Time - 45-60 minutes; Distance - 3.5 km/2.25 miles. An easy family walk around the Carlops area with plenty of opportunity for exploring, tree climbing and paddling. read on...

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Habbie's Howe

Walk A5 - Circular Walk. Time - 60 minutes; Distance - 5 km/3 miles. A fascinating, short and easy walk with much of interest to see, featuring the beautiful gorge known as Habbie’s Howe. read on...

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Harbour Craig

Walk A11 - Time - 1 hour; Distance - 4 km/2.5 miles. A fine walk from Carlops up to Harbour Craig, the dramatic rock up beyond Kitleyknowe where local covenanters are said to have taken refuge. read on...

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Paties Hill

Walk B9 - Time - 2 hours minutes; Distance - 7 km/4.5 miles.A circular walk from Carlops taking in Patie's Hill, which is only 435 metres high but has 'bangs per buck' in terms of its views. read on...

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North Esk Reservoir

Walk B2 - Circular Walk. Time - 1 hour 30 mins; Distance - 7 km/4.5 miles. A great walk up into the Pentlands with lovely views of the reservoir and towards the coast  read on...

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Baddinsgill

Walk B1 - Circular Walk (most easily walked from West Linton). Time - 2 hours; Distance - 9 km/5.5 miles. A walk up into the Pentlands but without the pain of too much climbing  read on...

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Monks Rig

Walk B5 . Time - 2 hours; Distance - 10km/6miles. A great circular walk on good paths taking you up to the top of West Kip at 55m if you so wish. read on...

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Cauldstane Slap

Walk C5. Time 6 hours. Distance: 20km/12 miles. A long walk out into the high Pentland moorland and to the top of East Cairn Hill at 561m. read on...

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Borestane

(part of route for Cauldstane walk... alternatively part of route for Kitchen Moss route) see Kitchen Moss.

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Kitchen Moss

Walk C8. Time: 3-4 hours. Distance: 15km/9 miles. A circular walk across high moorland that connects two trans-Pentland footpaths. read on...