Swinton & Gavinton

Cycling Route

Swinton & Gavinton


This route heads south from Duns towards Swinton. From here sections of the route follow very quiet, winding country lanes.

At Charterhall the route heads north and crosses the Blackadder Water at Fogo Bridge. After this the route is something of a rollercoaster with some short steep sections before arriving in Gavinton. There is a footbridge crossing before heading back towards Duns.

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17mi / 27.5km
Total climb:
656ft / 200m
Total descent:
656ft / 200m
Towns along route:
Duns, Swinton
Difficulty notes:
Low level route with little or no climbing. Minimal traffic, and some traffic free.
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What you'll see


Towns & Villages

The town of Duns was once a thriving livestock town with a large market square.


Towns & Villages

Swinton is a small village, approximately 3 miles from the Scottish border with England.