Scraesburgh Loop

cycling Route  -
Easy

This is a shorter version of the Oxnam Loop to the south of Jedburgh which cuts across by Scraesburgh before returning north.

height
8mi
12.5km
trending_flat
787ft
240m
trending_flat
656ft
200m
Towns along route: Jedburgh

Solway Coast 200

cycling Route  -
Challenge

A linear route with the wind mostly at your back. From the most Southerly tip of Scotland, the Mull of Galloway, to the Border with England at Gretna Green.

height
195mi
313.5km
trending_flat
10,660ft
3,250m
trending_flat
11,185ft
3,410m
Towns along route: Sandhead, Wigtown, Newton Stewart, Gatehouse of Fleet, Kirkcudbright, Dundrennan, Kippford, Gretna

Southern Borders Loop 1

cycling Route  -
Hard

The Southern Borders Loop offers two options for cyclists. This shorter route is moderate and can easily be completed in a day.

height
50mi
80.5km
trending_flat
4,526ft
1,380m
trending_flat
4,526ft
1,380m
Towns along route: Hawick, Newcastleton

Southern Borders Loop 2

cycling Route  -
Challenge

The Southern Borders Loop offers two options for cyclists. This longer circuit is harder (suitable for more experienced cyclists) with 5 significant climbs over 300m.

height
75mi
121km
trending_flat
5,806ft
1,770m
trending_flat
5,806ft
1,770m
Towns along route: Hawick, Newcastleton, Ettrick

Swinton & Gavinton

cycling Route  -
Easy

This route heads south from Duns towards Swinton. From here sections of the route follow very quiet, winding country lanes.

height
17mi
27.5km
trending_flat
656ft
200m
trending_flat
656ft
200m
Towns along route: Duns, Swinton

The Meldons and Eddleston

cycling Route  -
Hard

This route takes you north of Peebles past Lyne Station and on to the Meldons road. The road climbs gradually passing between the Black and White Meldons reaching a summit of 268m before going on to Eddleston where you can stop for refreshments.

height
23.5mi
38km
trending_flat
2,329ft
710m
trending_flat
2,329ft
710m
Towns along route: Peebles

Thornhill to Townhead Loop

cycling Route  -
Moderate

Just outside of Thornhill is Cample and it’s interesting art centre Cample Line. From there you start climbing gently up to the edge of Ae Forest and the beautiful Loch Ettrick.

height
16.5mi
27km
trending_flat
1,443ft
440m
trending_flat
1,443ft
440m
Towns along route: Thornhill

Tour De Lauder – Classic

cycling Route  -
Challenge

This is one of the route options from the annual Tour de Lauder which takes place in Lauder in April.

height
88.5mi
142km
trending_flat
8,954ft
2,730m
trending_flat
8,889ft
2,710m
Towns along route: Lauder, Stow, Innerleithen

Tour De Lauder – Nouveau

cycling Route  -
Hard

Please allow at least 7 hours 20 minutes to complete it, excluding the time taken to enjoy the destinations along the way.

height
52.5mi
84.5km
trending_flat
5,478ft
1,670m
trending_flat
5,445ft
1,660m
Towns along route: Lauder, Stow, Innerleithen

Town Yetholm & Linton

cycling Route  -
Moderate

This route travels south east from Kelso with a long steep climb towards Lurdenlaw Farm. Dropping down you head towards Yetholm with the Cheviot Hills in view.

height
21mi
33.5km
trending_flat
1,640ft
500m
trending_flat
1,640ft
500m
Towns along route: Kelso, Yetholm, Maxton

Traquair House

cycling Route  -
Easy

This route heads east from Peebles and follows the River Tweed as it makes its way along to Traquair which is well worth a visit.

height
7mi
11km
trending_flat
361ft
110m
trending_flat
394ft
120m
Towns along route: Innerleithen, Peebles, Traquair

Tweed & Ettrick Valleys

cycling Route  -
Hard

A difficult route, Longer distance or on hilly roads and may enter remote areas. High degree of self sufficiency required.

height
43.5mi
69.5km
trending_flat
3,313ft
1,010m
trending_flat
3,313ft
1,010m
Towns along route: Innerleithen, Selkirk

Tweed Valley Cycle Route

cycling Route  -
Challenge

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 cycle route, 95 miles long, running through the heart of the Scottish Borders with the River Tweed as its linking theme.

height
96mi
154km
trending_flat
5,773ft
1,760m
trending_flat
6,363ft
1,940m
Towns along route: Broughton, Peebles, Innerleithen, Melrose, Kelso, Coldstream, Berwick Upon Tweed

Tweed Valley Railway Path

cycling Route  -
Easy

The Tweed Valley Railway Path links the towns of Innerleithen and Peebles passing through the village of Cardrona on quiet roads.

height
6.5mi
10.5km
trending_flat
262ft
80m
trending_flat
361ft
110m
Towns along route: Cardrona, Innerleithen, Peebles, Broughton

Vertish Hill Loop

cycling Route  -
Easy

This short loop takes you south from Hawick following the river upstream before a steep climb up the southern flank of Vertish Hill.

height
7.5mi
12km
trending_flat
689ft
210m
trending_flat
689ft
210m
Towns along route: Hawick

Yetholm Loch

cycling Route  -
Easy

A short route from the town looping around Yetholm Loch Wildlife Reserve which sits in a small crescent shaped valley at the edge of the Cheviot Hills.

height
5.5mi
8.5km
trending_flat
459ft
140m
trending_flat
459ft
140m
Towns along route: Yetholm