The valley sides of the Logan Burn, which occupies a short glen on the west side of the River Tweed, offer a landscape palimpsest which include Bronze Age cairns and burnt mounds, an Iron Age fort and a settlement, agricultural field terraces of unknown date, post-medieval settlements and agricultural remains, and features associated with the pipeline that carries water from Talla Reservoir to Edinburgh

Aerial view of Logan prior to excavations
Aerial view of Logan prior to exacavations

All of this is conveniently adjacent the A701 road and a layby for parking. The current excavations and surveys are now revealing more detail of the later periods. It is intended to create a trail through all of the sites and install illustrated interpretation panels as appropriate. The visitor will also be rewarded with spectacular views of the River Tweed valley and surrounding hills.


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