Enjoy a linear walk with some short steep inclines.
Enjoy a lovely walk up to the ancient Drake Stone, a mythical place from where there are stunning views over the surrounding countryside and over to the ruins of Harbottle Castle.
The Drake Stone is huge boulder alleged to have special healing powers. It was originally called the Dragon stone or Draak’s stone, and was reputed to have been used by druids. The massive sandstone boulder was placed here by a glacier during the last Ice Age.
Start at OS Grid Ref: NT92980478
Parking: Harbottle Castle Car Park
Terrain: Footpaths, roads and tracks – short steep inclines, stiles