An Inspection of the Borders

Route devised by Mick Goodwin

136 Miles

Route Published: March 20, 2016

#Ponteland #Kirkley #Scot's Gap #Rothbury #Wooler #Coldstream #Kelso #Bonjedward #Camptown #Otterburn #Belsay

Route Description

Start Seaton Burn Services.

Right turn Old Great North Road.

Left turn Berwick Hill Road to Ponteland.

Right turn North Road to Kirkly.

Left turn on undesignated Road. After 0.8 miles bear left.

Right turn A696 to Belsay.

Caution: At Junction of A696 and B6524 turn right onto undesignated Road to Bolam Lake and Scot’s Gap NOT the B6524.

Left turn onto B6343 to Scot’s Gap.

Right turn onto B6342 to Rothbury (coffee stop).

Leave Rothbury on B6341 towards Alnwick.

Left turn onto A697 towards Wooler.

Continue on A697.

Caution: Scottish Border (have passports ready)!

Coldstream continue on A697.

Left turn onto A698 to Kelso.

Kelso town centre - follow signs to Mayfield Garden Centre (lunch).

Depart Kelso Garden Centre.

Right turn onto The Butts.

Left turn onto Abbey Row.

Left Turn onto Bridge Street. Cross Kelso Bridge.

Right turn onto A699 to St. Boswells.

Left turn onto A68 to Jedburgh.

Fuel Stop at Shell Garage, Jedburgh. (91 miles.)

Continue on A68.

Continue on A696 to Otterburn.

A696 to Dobbies Garden Centre and ride end. (136 miles.)

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