Monday, 17 January 2022

One of Biggar Ramblers winter walks recently was to visit the Great Polish Map of Scotland at
Eddleston. The group of 10 started near the Scots Pine café outside Eddleston and walked to the
Barony Castle Hotel where the map is. After crossing the ‘ravine’ the group viewed the map from
the platform and spent time learning about the history of the map, of Sergeant Jan Tomasik and his

friend General Stanisław Maczek. Leaving the map, the walkers went up through the woods to reach the old post road for a coffee break. Then it was northwards along the old route past Hare laws. Leaving the Old Post Road onto the farm road to Darnhall Mains the group were afforded a clear view of Dundreich, a hill climbed recently by the group. From the farm it was a short and easy route back to the start and the end of a short but interesting 4 mile walk. Contact