Start location: West Linton (NT 149 520)
End location: Lyne Water, past Roman Road (NT 141 526)
Geographical area: Lothian and Borders
Path Type: Rural Path
Path distance: 1.75km
Accessibility info: Suitable for pedestrians
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This lovely walk which passes through the Woodland Trust's Catwalk Den Wood, lies along the very steep sided valley of the Lyne Water. It is promoted along with The Loan as a classic circular family walk by West Linton's community website, but owing to the Catwalk's steepness they do not recommend this route for unaccompanied children.
OS Landranger 65 (Falkirk & West Lothian) or 72 (Upper Clyde Valley)
The Catwalk is so named because, as it is very narrow and lies on the side of a gorge, it is said that only people as nimble as cats are able to walk it.
It's a very short path and may well have been long in use to access the Old Biggar Road (here overlying an old Roman road) which runs parallel with the A702.