Bowhill

Cycling

This short loop travels to the east of Selkirk with a gradual climb out of the town before descending into the Ettrick Valley.

The route is undulating with a couple of stiff climbs before dropping down to the Ettrick Water at Carterhaugh Bridge. Make time to visit Bowhill Country Estate before returning to Selkirk. Selkirk is not on the route but has a great variety of ammenties and facilites.

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Distance:
3mi / 5km
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Total climb:
328ft / 100m
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Total descent:
328ft / 100m
Towns along route:
Selkirk
Difficulty:
Easy
Difficulty notes:
Low level route with little or no climbing. Minimal traffic, and some traffic free.
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What you'll see

Selkirk

Towns & Villages

Selkirk is one of the oldest Royal Burghs in Scotland and also one of the earliest settlements in what is now the Scottish Borders.