The Watch Water is situated 10 miles north of Duns near Longformacus.

From Edinburgh the easiest route is head south on the A68 and turn left at the Carfraemill roundabout, heading for Coldstream (A697).

After 9 miles turn left for Westruther and Duns (A6456). As you approach Duns from the west turn left for Longformacus.

In the village near a hump back bridge the reservoir is sign posted 2 1/2 miles.

You will pass a  water treatment building on your right. Please note the access road to the fishery passes through Rawburn farm steading. Occasionally the gate is closed, please open and close when you have passed through.

The fishing lodge is 1/2 mile further on.  

A more scenic route from Edinburgh and East Lothian is via Gifford which crosses the Lammermuir Hills . 

There is no access to the reservior from the west via the windmill service road.


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