Route 8 - Newstead Heritage - 4 miles / 7km
Start and Finish: Car parking or bus stop near Trimontium site, Eastern end of Newstead. (Alternative start from Melrose).
Distance: 4.5 miles / 7.5km (extra 2 miles / 3km if starting from Melrose).
Time: Allow 3-4 hours (extra hour if starting from Melrose).
Terrain: Minor roads and mostly good paths, often across open country. Some stretches could be muddy after rain. Steep gradients in places. Boots or walking shoes are recommended.
Toilets: Abbey street, near car park (if starting there).