Ettrickbridge & Yarrow

Cycling Route

Ettrickbridge & Yarrow


Head west from Selkirk past Bowhill Country Estate. Head across the Yarrow Water and then the Ettrick Water at Carterhaugh before heading towards Ettrickbridge.

The route climbs away from the river and then the views begin to open out. Leaving Ettrickbridge the route climbs up to the summit at Witchie Knowe. Beyond the summit an extensive view of the Yarrow Valley opens out before a descent into Yarrow. After Yarrowford head into Bowhill Country Estate where you can follow the main estate road before heading back to Selkirk.

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20.5mi / 33km
Total climb:
1,870ft / 570m
Total descent:
1,870ft / 570m
Difficulty notes:
Mostly low level route or with some climbing on trail and/or public roads.
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What you'll see

Bowhill House & Grounds - Selkirk

Visitor Attractions

Deep in the heart of the Scottish Borders an enchanting country estate awaits you with an adventure playground, exhibition & world renowned art collection.

Kirkhope Tower - Selkirk


Border Pele Tower