I went for a walk at Thornielee in the Tweed Valley Forest Park near Peebles in late Autumn.
There’s a free car park a few hundred metres uphill from the main road. Close to the car park there are a couple of very solid picnic benches were I had a coffee from my flask.
There’s a sculpture next to the benches.
The colours were wonderful, a mix of deciduous trees on which the leaves had turned and larch (a conifer which is deciduous).
There are various paths which you can follow.
As it was quite muddy, I mainly stuck to the road constructed for the timber felling equipment to access the forest. There’s a locked gate preventing cars from driving up the road. There was another picnic bench off the road.
Thornielee seems to be very popular with locals walking their dogs. I had an exuberant Boxer pup jump on the picnic table when I was sitting there.