If approaching Hawick from the North on the A7 follow the signs for Carlisle until you get to the end of the High Street. (2) At the mini roundabout go right, (1) over the bridge over the Teviot, through the next set of traffic lights and then keep left and take the first turning on your left, at Iceland, then first left again into the common haugh where there is free parking all day. The Walk Registration Centre is across the footbridge at the bottom left hand side of the haugh, at the junction with Buccleuch Street turn right and the St Mary’s and Old Parish church hall is opposite Hawick High School, about 50 metres further on.
If approaching from the South on the A7 when you come to the mini roundabout at the end of Buccleuch Street turn left and follow the above directions from (1) above.
If approaching from the East, join the A7 at the roundabout, with Doncaster Blood Stock on your right, straight across into Bourtree Place and along the High Street to the end and follow the instructions from (2) above.
By train from Edinburgh
Take the Borders Railway from Edinburgh Waverley to Galashiels Interchange. Board the southbound X95 and ask for Hawick, Buccleuch Street. From the bus stop walk south along Buccleuch Street until you come to the Walk Registration Centre on your left, opposite Hawick High School. For your return journey the X95 may be boarded at the bus stop across the road from the Walk Registration Centre to take you to the Galashiels Interchange for your return railway journey to Edinburgh.
First Bus route X95 will drop you off in Buccleuch Street, Hawick approaching from either the North or the South. If approaching from the East, i.e. Kelso, Jedburgh or Denholm you will be travelling on either the 20 or I20 operated by Perrymans, Peter Hogg or Telfords. You will have to dismount at Mart Street, cross over the road at the traffic lights, walk along Bourtree Place, along the High Street to the Sandbed, then 400 metres along Buccleuch Street to the Walk Registration Centre on your left opposite Hawick High School. Bus timetables are available on the respective bus company websites.