The Royal Burgh of Jedburgh

Walkers are Welcome

Jedburgh, situated in the Scottish Borders is located midway between the cities of Edinburgh and Newcastle and is nestled between the Cheviot Hills and the expansive Tweed valley.

The area surrounding the town is ideal for walking with beautiful rolling hills, attractive riverside trails and stunning open outlooks in all directions.

Jedburgh has for many years been appreciated as a walking centre and has hosted several walking festival. It also has a well established network of circular walks as well as a town trail and it lies on or close to several long distance walking routes.

Walkers are Welcome This is also a community that is committed to offering a warm welcome to all visitors and it recognises the importance of the active visitor who wants to walk in the town and surrounding countryside. Recognising the importance of the walking visitor and the benefits of an active lifestyle for its own residents Jedburgh has been delighted to qualify and become a “Walkers Are Welcome” community, receiving this accolade in February 2011.
To find out more about the "Walkers Are Welcome" scheme link to their site by clicking on the logo.

Scottish Borders Walking Festival - 2014
Jedburgh Walkers are Welcome are delighted that the 2014 Walking Festival is to be co-hosted in August / September by both Jedburgh and Denholm. The date for the 2014 Festival is Sunday 31st August to Saturday 6th September and the festival will follow the same general outline of all previous Scottish Borders Walking Festivals. For more details click on the Events tab.

As part of the ongoing support and development of walking this dedicated website was established. This has ben made possible by the funding coming from the Jedburgh Events Forum.

Use the "Contact Details" button or this link if you want to seek information or make a comment.

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