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Route: Newcastle to Edinburgh via Berwick and Melrose
Distance: 200 miles of which 39 are traffic-free
Description: The route passes a plethora of historic sites including the world famous Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Castle, the ancient capital of Northumbria, as well as nature reserves until it crosses the border at Berwick-upon-Tweed and moves into the Tweed Valley.

Quiet lanes take you through the border country until a gentle climb onto the Moorfoot Hills into Midlothian and a spectacular view of Edinburgh and the Firth of Forth.