Scottish Borders - Scotland’s leading cycling destination

Posted on: 6th July 2012

 Think of the Scottish Borders and think of big spaces: heather-clad hills, hundreds of square miles of forests and woodland, lochs and rivers. Wherever trees and hills abound, cyclists and mountain bikers won‘t be far away; some of the best cycling routes in Scotland can be found here.

There’s a whole variety of routes to choose from for all types and abilities, with its quiet roads and little traffic
the Scottish Borders has many developed waymarked long distance cycle routes and shorter routes from towns that can be explored.

The forests of the Scottish Borders provide some of the best mountain biking in the country.
Come and explore Scotland’s leading cycling destination. Here’s a brief introductory guide to where to stay and what to see and do in our Border towns around stage 3 of the Tour of Britain 2012. Our diverse and beautiful landscape makes the Borders Scotland’s leading cycling.

Download the Tour of Britain PDF for more information