COUNTRY DIARY

SATURDAY: Romany Ramblers meet 9.00am Wachope Hall for coastal walk, Burnmouth to St Abbs, approx 8 miles Walk will be followed by a fish and chip tea at Eyemouth . Names of those wishing to participate to Tom Tokely on 01573 420 616 by Friday 26.

SUNDAY: Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club: Kielder Stone, (80) 606967. Meet West Port Car Park, Selkirk, 8.45am. Contact: Evelyn Horsburgh, secretary, 01750 76214.

SUNDAY: Coldstream Ramblers’ walk: Peel, Glenkinnon Burn, Broomy Law, Three Brethren, Yair Bridge, 8 miles. Meet Henderson Park car park at 9am or 73:436350 at 10am. Information, leader Keith Ackerman 01896 849592. Please contact leader if you wish to go.

ThursDAY: Bats at Bowhill, Buccleuch Ranger Service.Anne Youngman from the Bat Conservation Trust will give a talk, followed by a walk on the estate. 8-10pm, bring outdoor clothing, sturdy footwear and a torch. Age 16+. £7.50 including refreshments at start. Booking essential, 01750 22204 or bowhillranger@buccleuch.com