Broad Law from the Megget Stone

Introduction to Walk 2618

Photo from the walk - Broad Law from the Megget Stone

County/Area - Scottish Borders

Author - David Neale

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1450 feet / 439 metres

Grade - moderate

The summit of the second highest hill in southern Scotland is the main objective for this walk.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 330 BUY MAP

Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 336 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 72 BUY MAP

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Walk 1936
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

General Information

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Accommodation Nearby

Annandale Arms Hotel
Moffat
10.3 miles / 16.4 km away

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