Denholm & Lilliesleaf

Cycling Route

Denholm & Lilliesleaf


This route takes you in a loop to the east of Jedburgh. The road climbs steeply out of the town to the summit on the north side of Dunion Hill.

You can see the Eildon Hills and further on the Minto Hills. Carry on to Denholm and after this the route travels through some rolling countryside towards Lilliesleaf. The road undulates but the trend is mostly downhill as you head towards Ancrum. You can visit Monteviot House and Garden or Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre for a break. Afterwards head towards Nisbet before returning back to Jedburgh following the Jed Water.

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26mi / 42km
Total climb:
2,034ft / 620m
Total descent:
2,034ft / 620m
Towns along route:
Difficulty notes:
Mostly low level route or with some climbing on trail and/or public roads.
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What you'll see

Drumlanrig’s Tower - Hawick

Buildings, Historic Buildings, Monuments & Statues

A recently restored 16th-century building


Towns & Villages

Lilliesleaf is a small village, located 7 miles south east of Selkirk.