Cycling & Riding

The Scottish Borders is in many ways an ideal area for cycling. Its varied landscape allows all types of cyclist to enjoy their favourite terrain, be it adrenalin pumping fast downhill off road stretches, strenuous road climbs with resulting rewarding views…

Southern Uplands Way

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Walk the most extensive area of rolling hill country in the UK is waiting to be explored. Join a trek along the Southern Uplands Way, Scotland’s ‘coast to coast’ route, stretching across the country to end at Cockburnspath. Try the shorter St Cuthbert’s Way which starts at Melrose and ventures across the Border. Alternatively, choose a short break or day walk to explore the Border Abbeys Way, Buchan Way, or one of the many wonderful hill routes which criss-cross the area. You’ll not be disappointed.

Website: http://www.southernuplandway.gov.uk

Kelso Races

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Pony trekking and equine events including Kelso Races where there are typically 14 fixtures throughout May to October the Kelso Races season. Many of the meetings are aimed at specific groups like Family Funday for the whole family, the Scottish Borders National and Ladies Day. For the more serious enthusiasts the Cheltenham Trials Day and Premier Hurdle Day fixtures draw high quality trainers, horses and riders.

Telephone: 01668 280800
Website: http://www.kelso-races.co.uk/

Cycling: The Scottish Borders

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Cycling: The Scottish Borders is in many ways an ideal area for cycling. Its varied landscape allows all types of cyclist to enjoy their favourite terrain, be it adrenalin pumping fast downhill off road stretches, strenuous road climbs with resulting rewarding views or quiet relatively flat country lanes for all the family - the Borders has them all. There are a number of cycle routes in the Borders such as the Tweed Cycleway, 4 Abbeys Cycle Route, and Borderloop.