Southern Uplands

Description

The sparsely populated southern part of Scotland is located south of the line Edinburgh - Prestwick and north of the English border. In this empty space, quite a few long distance trails are laid out. The most important of them is the Southern Upland Way, traversing the entire distance from coast to coast. The mountains may be not as high as in the Highlands, they are wild and remote nevertheless.

Evaluations

Evaluation 9.0 | 1 vote | No 3. en Royaume-Uni
  • Aaron Barnes
  • Evaluation 9
  • Positive A much neglected part of Scotland, usually only travelled through by those heading much further North. An area that has few walkers while containing some very fine routes indeed. While not as rugged and spectacular as the Highlands, the area certainly has its attractions with plenty going on at the major centres. 5 long distance routes exist here, including the only official coast to coast!
  • Negative The area is really the beating heart of the timber industry in Scotland, great if you like conifers! Forestry Commision land however is open to the public and is a great amenity for all oudoor enthusiasts. Much of Southern Scotland, especially in the M74 corridor, is being taken over by wind farms, changing the landscapes for ever. The issue is emotive, but there is a need for green energy.
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Aaron BarnesAvril 2011

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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pilgrimage: The Great Pilgrim Routes of Britain and Europe
  • Shortlisted for a 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award.Ten historic pilgrim routes of Western Europe, inspiration for today`s long distance walker. Pilgrimage in Europe is thriving on a massive scale. In 1990 the cathedral at Santiago de Compostela recorded less than 5000 pilgrims: today that figure is at least 200,000 a year. Author Derry... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Dumfries and Galloway (Slow Travel) Bradt Guide
  • Written by resident experts, this new, thoroughly updated second edition of Bradt`s Dumfries and Galloway remains the only full-blown guide to this increasingly popular southwest corner of Scotland. The region is covered in depth, from Eskdale in the east to Scotland`s southern tip at the Mull of Galloway, via Annandale, Nithsdale, Dumfries,... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Ely, Wisbech & Downham Market OS Landranger Active Map 143 (waterproof)
  • Cambridgeshire around Ely, Wisbech and Downham Market, including part of the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of map No. 143 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Colchester, Halstead & Maldon OS Landranger Active Map 168 (waterproof)
  • Colchester, Halstead and Maldon area, including part of the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of map No. 168 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition... Lire la suite
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United Kingdom
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • North York Moors Western OS Explorer Active Map OL26 (waterproof)
  • The western part of the North York Moors National Park on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL26, waterproof version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage extends from Ampleforth in the south northwards to Saltburn-by-the-Sea, and from Ingleby Arncliffe to Danby, Castleton and Hutton-le-Hole, and includes... Lire la suite
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Thames Estuary, Rochester & Southend-on-Sea OS Landranger Map 178 (paper)
  • Thames Estuary with Rochester and Southend-on-Sea, including a section of the North Downs Way / E2 European Long-Distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 178 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical... Lire la suite
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United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
  • Peterborough, Market Deeping & Chatteris OS Landranger Map 142 (paper)
  • The area around Peterborough, Market Deeping and Chatteris, including the Fens of the North and Middle Levels with part of the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 142 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE... Lire la suite
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Cartes

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Luxembourg North
  • One of two topographic survey maps of Luxembourg at 1:50,000, with contours at 10-metres intervals and additional relief shading. An overprint highlights long-distance footpaths, including the GR5 (E-2), cycle routes, and various places of interest, including campsites. The map covers an area of approximately 53 x 43 km / 33 x 27 miles. Map... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Luxembourg South
  • One of two topographic survey maps of Luxembourg at 1:50,000, with contours at 10-metres intervals and additional relief shading. An overprint highlights long-distance footpaths, including the GR5 (E-2), cycle routes, and various places of interest, including campsites. The map covers an area of approximately 53 x 43 km / 33 x 27 miles. Map... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • St Cuthbert`s Way
  • St Cuthbert`s Way, a 100km /62 miles trail from Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, presented by Rucksack Readers in handy A5 size, spiral-bound, waterproof guide with mapping at 1:100,000. Coverage includes a high-level option over the Cheviot Hills.The guide provides general advice on when to go,... Lire la suite
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United Kingdom
2010
Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
  • St Cuthbert's Way
  • Follow the footsteps of St Cuthbert in this easy-going walk of 62 miles (100 km) from Melrose Abbey in the Scottish borders to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in the North Sea. The route passes many fine abbeys, hill forts and castles, includes a section of Roman road and finishes with the barefoot Pilgrims' Path across tidal sands. The walk can... Lire la suite
Bol.com
Belgium
2010
  • St Cuthbert's Way
  • Follow the footsteps of St Cuthbert in this easy-going walk of 62 miles (100 km) from Melrose Abbey in the Scottish borders to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in the North Sea. The route passes many fine abbeys, hill forts and castles, includes a section of Roman road and finishes with the barefoot Pilgrims' Path across tidal sands. The walk can... Lire la suite
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids St. Cuthbert's Way | Rucksack Readers
  • St Cuthbert's Way, a 100km /62 miles trail from Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, presented by Rucksack Readers in handy A5 size, spiral-bound, waterproof guide with mapping at 1:100,000. Coverage includes a high-level option over the Cheviot Hills.The guide provides general advice on when to go,... Lire la suite
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • St Cuthbert`s Way Harvey National Trail XT40
  • St. Cuthbert`s Way, a 100km / 62.5 mile route from Melrose in the Scottish Borders through the Northumberland National Park to the Holly Island of Lindisfarne, presented at 1:40,000 on a GPS compatible, light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The route is shown on six panels, with additional small street plans of... Lire la suite
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart St Cuthbert's Way | Harvey Maps
  • St. Cuthbert's Way, a 100km / 62.5 mile route from Melrose in the Scottish Borders through the Northumberland National Park to the Holly Island of Lindisfarne, presented at 1:40,000 on a GPS compatible, light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The route is shown on six panels, with additional small street plans of... Lire la suite
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Netherlands
  • FB WKE2 La Palma
  • Dubbelzijdige wandel- en vrijetijdskaart • toeristische tips • stadsplattegronden • fietspaden en mountainbikeroutes • GPS-punten • ski- en langlaufroutes Lire la suite
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Belgium
  • FB WKE2 La Palma
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Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • St Cuthbert's Way Walking Holiday
  • A cross-border, self guided walking tour along St Cuthbert's Way. St Cuthbert’s Way is a historical self-guided walking tour through the Scottish Borders and Northumberland countryside. It finishes with a memorable walk across coastal flats to spectacular Holy Island, one of Europe’s most famous Christian sites. During your adventure, you will... Lire la suite
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