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    The Minor Road To Newcastleton

    by nickandchris Updated Dec 18, 2011

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    This is a very scenic but in parts bleak, route from Langholm to Newcastleton in the Borders. It is a single track fell road with passing places and marvellous open views. The first part out of Langholm is steep, as is the road at the other end, into Newcastleton but after that, the road just undulates easily over the fells and moorland.

    The first time we did this route, we were in our motorhome and it was a glorious summers day. This time, we travelled in a 4x4 and the weather was the opposite,rather cool, to put it bluntly. The mist came down at times, showing us how bleak it could be in these parts.

    There are not too many places to pull off the road other than passing places. I do remember there were a few places by the cattle grid and also a pleasant grassy area where we over-nighted in the summer.

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    Town Hall

    by clivedinburgh Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Town Hall building is very prominant on the High Street and caters for some council services. The town library is now located in the rear of the building and there is also a small carpark and public toilets to the East side.

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    Come to the Common Riding

    by clivedinburgh Updated Jul 31, 2006

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    Cornet's Chase on the Castle Holm

    The Langholm Common Riding is held on the final Friday in July and is the last of the year in the Borders. The event itself is steeped in tradition and dates back to 1759 when the Court of Session in Edinburgh set out the towns boundaries. There is something for everyone and the whole town shuts down for the day to party in the horse dung strewn streets.

    See the attached Travelogues for more details.

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    Walk the hills

    by clivedinburgh Updated Mar 30, 2006

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    View over town from Whita Hill

    There are some great walks around Langholm and as it has some of the first hills in the Southern Uplands you can see all the way across the Solway plain to the Lake District mountains.

    There is a Langholm Walks Initiative that holds regular organised events but you could just throw on some boots & get going.

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    Lowland Spring

    by clivedinburgh Updated Mar 30, 2006

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    There is a spring beside the Skippers bridge to the south of the town, where you can grab a drink using the steel cup that is chained to the wall. This is water filtered though the peat on Whita hill and tastes great. There is another well about half way up the hill but this takes a bit of effort to track down.

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