Southern Borders Loop 2

Cycling Route

Southern Borders Loop 2

Cycling

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.

The longer 75 mile loop is best cycled anti-clockwise and could be broken with an overnight stay in Newcastleton, Hawick or Langholm depending upon the starting location.

Please allow at least 10 hours 15 minutes to complete it, excluding the time taken to enjoy the destinations along the way.

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Distance:
75mi / 121km
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Total climb:
5,806ft / 1,770m
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Total descent:
5,806ft / 1,770m
Towns along route:
Hawick
Difficulty:
Challenge
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What you'll see

Hawick

Towns & Villages

Hawick is the largest of the Border towns with a long history stretching back to the 1100’s.


Tushielaw Inn - Selkirk

B&B

Once a toll house for Drovers


Alemoor Loch - Hawick

Nature & Animals

Alemoor Loch, also known as Alemoor Reservoir, sits on the Ale Water to the west of Hawick in the Scottish Borders.