The Scottish Borders is a mountain biker’s paradise with routes to suit every standard from absolute beginner to hardened professional.
Glentress and Innerleithen (approx 25 mins drive from Eildon Holiday Cottages) host the two famous downhill and XC centres where there are purpose built trails and fun parks through the forest and hillsides which which are famous for providing some of the best mountain biking in the UK.
For more information visit http://www.7stanesmountainbiking.com/Glentress—Innerleithen
If you are looking for a gentler form of cycling, touring or simply sight seeing from the saddle then there are quite literally endless possibilities for different routes and trails. There is a useful guide to routes around Melrose available from the Tourist Information Centre and popular routes take in Melrose Abbey, where the heart of Robert the Bruce is buried and Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scot.
Whatever type of cycling you are into The Borders has it all!
SCOTTISH BORDERS MOUNTAIN BIKE GUIDE
Kev Welsh – Rubber Side Down Mountain Biking – 07919 285887 www.rubbersidedownmtb.co.uk