Moorfoots & Gala Water

Cycling Route

Moorfoots & Gala Water

Cycling

Heading north from Innerleithen, this route climbs over the Moorfoot Hills to a height of 350m above sea level before descending to the village of Heriot.

The route returns south and is generally downhill via Fountainhall, Stow and Clovenfords. It then travels back towards Innerleithen along the Tweed Valley.

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Distance:
38mi / 61.5km
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Total climb:
3,083ft / 940m
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Total descent:
3,083ft / 940m
Towns along route:
Innerleithen
Difficulty:
Hard
Difficulty notes:
Longer distance or on hilly roads. May enter remote areas. High degree of self sufficiency required.
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What you'll see

Innerleithen

Towns & Villages

The small town of Innerleithen sits at the confluence of the River Tweed where it meets the Leithen water.