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The Flodden Trail

(Coldstream via Jedburgh to Hawick)

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Welcome to the Flodden Self Drive Audio Trail



We're quickly at Flodden Battlefield to learn about a devastating day for Scotland. Then, following the foothills of the Cheviots we're on small pretty roads with wide views and reiving stories. There's qypsy music at Kirk and Town Yetholm - the twin towns where the clan chiefs were buried after Flodden. We cross Roman 'Dere Street' before dropping into Jedburgh with its stunning medievil abbey. The way back to Hawick, home of Scottish knitwear, is by Denholm, birthplace of two extraordinary men who made an impact on the world.

Trail length is 40 miles, driving time is approximately 1 ¼ hr and the trail will take you a full day.


Please explore the trail map and plan your day by taking advantage of your Reivers Pass, free when you buy this trail.
 
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Audio information

Narrator - Alastair Cunningham
Historic Guide - Tom Fleck
Sung Ballads – Kathy Hobkirk & Dougie Telfer

Musical excerpts from "A Reivers Moon"
By kind permission of Ian Landles and Alan Brydon

Drone footage by Above the Borders
and Borders Aerial Photography

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