Hizzy Cairn

Monuments & Ruins

Carlenrig, Teviothead, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 0LH

    This memorial to Steven Hislop, who claimed the British Superbike title in 1995 and 2002 is found near Teviothead in the Scottish Borders. Steven and his brother Garry and his father Sandy are all buried out at Southdean Cemetery.

    The Hizzy Cairn pays tribute to this British Superbike Champion and marks the nearest spot to where the helicopter he was flying crashed on 30th July 2003.

    There is an information plaque at the Cairn along with a visitors book.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016


    • Children Welcome

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome

    Road Directions

    A small single track road from the A7 sign posted for Carlenrig will take you past the Cairn on your left, you will have to turn (there is a passing place to accomodate this) as this road will not take you back to the main A7.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- The nearest railway station is Carlisle. Head north on the A7 to Teviothead. Turn left onto the unclassified road sign posted for Carlenrig. Travel for abour one and a half miles and the Cairn is on the left.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh take the A8 and head towards Edinburgh city then head onto the city bypass on the A720 heading east. Take the slip road sign posted for the A7 and follow this road the Galashiels and Hawick. Once in Hawick stay on the A7 south until you reach Teviothead. Turn right onto the unclassified road signed for Carlenrig. The cairn is one and a half miles on the left hand side.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Stranraer head east on the A75 until you join the A74 then head south towards Carlisle (junction 44). Head north up the A7 to Teviothead. Turn left onto the unclassified road sign posted for Carlenrig. The Cairn is one and a half miles on the left.

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