Highland
Outer Hebrides
Aberdeen
Morayshire
Angus
Perthshire
Clackmanninshire
Fife & Dundee
Sterling & Central Scotland
Argyll and Bute
Ayrshire & Arran
Dumfries & Galloway
Inverclyde, Renfrew, Dunbarton
Lanarkshire
Glasgow
Falkirk
Edinburgh, E W Midlothian
Scottish Borders
Shetland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCOTTISH BORDERS

 

Cycling in the Scottish Borders 

 

Duns Trails

Hawick Trails

Jedburgh Trails

Melrose Trails

Selkirk Trails

Eyemouth Trails

Innerleithen Trails

Kelso Trails

Peebles Trails

 

 

 

 

 

 

Routes courtesy ofwww.cyclescottishborders.com



 

 

 

 

 

Tweed and Ettrick Valleys42 miles, circular

Heading east along theTweedValleybefore turning south passing Yair, Selkirk and Bowhill House Country Estate.The route follows theEttrickValleyto Ettrickbridge and on to the Gordon Arms. From here it is back north passing Traquair House before returning to Innerleithen.  Download

 

 

 

Moorfoots and Gala Water37 miles, circular

Heading north from Innerleithen, this route climbs over the Moorfoot Hills to a height of 350m above sea level before descending to thevillage ofHeriot. The route returns south and is generally downhill via Fountainhall,Stowand Clovenfords. It then travels back towards Innerleithen along theTweedValley. Download

The Tweed Cycle Route95 miles, linear

Starting at 650 ft above sea level in Biggar and finishing on the coast in Berwick-upon-Tweed, the Tweed Cycle Way is a waymarked route running through the heart of the Scottish Borders with the River Tweed as its linking theme. It is an attractive route, avoiding busy roads almost entirely, with many fine hill and forest views and towns along the way such as Peebles,Melrose, Kelso and Coldstream. The route is moderate, with a few steep sections.  Download

 

 

 

 

Borderloop 4– Kelso100 miles, circular

Kelso is home to one of the Border's four abbeys and is well worth a visit before heading off.FloorsCastleon the outskirts of Kelso is the ancestral home to the Duke of Roxburgh and is still inhabited by his family. At Dryburgh you can stop and view its Abbey before heading up to Scott’s View, a favourite spot of literary legend Sir Walter Scott. Further on, the route reaches Duns before finding the coast at St Abb’s Head and Eyemouth. The route then heads westward to Coldstream, with its museum and The Hirsel andHomesteadMuseum, before returning to Kelso.  Download

 

 

 

Southern Borders Loop50 or 75 miles, circular

The Southern Borders Loop offers two options for cyclists. The shorter route is moderate and can easily be completed in a day. The larger circuit has significant climbs and may take two days to complete. The shorter 50 mile route is best undertaken in a clockwise direction and can be started from either Newcastleton or Hawick. The longer 75 mile loop is best cycled anti-clockwise and could be broken with an overnightstay in Newcastleton, Hawick or Langholm depending upon the starting location. Download

 

 

 

 

BowmontWaterValley14 miles, linear

This route heads west out of Town Yetholm towards Morebattle but turns off onto a no-through road signposted for Belford. This delightful lane leads into the hills with some good picnic spots along the way before the return to Town Yetholm the way you came.  Download

 

 

Borderloop250 miles, circular

This 250 route an the Scottish-English border is signposted along the way. The long and turbulent history of the Scottish Borders has bequeathed this egacy of castles, historic abbeys and great country houses. The Borderloop is a long circular journey along the quiet lanes that criss-cross this beautiful region, with several possible shortcuts offering alternative itineraries. Break up your journey into stages to eat, stay and relax in the land’s handsome towns and villages along the way. The route is moderate with a few steep sections.  Download

 

 

Traffic Free in Edinburgh, Fife, Central and Borders  Download

 

 

 

 

Swinton and GavintonCycle Route17 miles, circular  

Further information

 

 

 

 

Coldingham and St AbbsCycle Route14 miles, circular

Further information

 

 

 

 

Abbey St BathansCycle Route26 miles, circular

Further information

 

 

 

 

Coast and Castles Route200 miles, linear

Download

 

 

 

 

MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS

7 Stanes

The 7staneshave five venues inDumfriesandGallowayand three in the Scottish Borders. Trails have green and blue routes.

Glentrool

Kirroughtree

Dalbeattie

Mabie

Ae Forest

Glentress / Innerleithen

Newcastleton

Drumlanrig

Jedforest Trail

 

 

FAMILY CYCLING

Traffic-free in the Borders

 

 

 

 

Download