Things to do at Glentress Forest

Things to do at Glentress Forest

Extras and activities to make the most of your break
Forest Holidays

Explore Scotland with a range of extras and activities

Once you've booked your forest escape, it's time to choose how best to spend your time. Explore what's on-site at Glentress or browse our range of extras and one-of-a-kind activities to fill your break with Forest Feeling as you create the ultimate staycation. Situated in the Tweed Valley Forest Park, Glentress Forest is waiting to be explored - Book now for November 2024. Plan mouthwatering meals, follow amazing nature trails or take an adventure with a Forest Ranger to find real natural wonder on your holiday in the forest. 


Forest Ranger activities

Make sure you spend time with our Forest Rangera very special feature of our holidays.  

They’re bursting with knowledge and passion for local wildlife, and eager to share it with you. From laid-back nature walks, a forest survival adventure or something to keep mini explorers entertainedthe difficult bit is deciding what to do first. Available Tuesday and Saturday.

Activities on offer:

Making a fire from scratch during the Forest Survival, Forest Ranger activity at Forest Holidays
Wild mushroom

Pre-bookable extras at Glentress Forest

Things to do at Glentress Forest, Peebles

  • Try mountain biking at Glentress

    Try mountain biking at Glentress

    Whether you’re a beginner or total pro, take on epic mountain bike trails at Glentress Forest. Home to one of the 7stanes mountain trail centres, it’s a world-class mountain bike centre, with trails designed for everyone. 


  • Walking and hiking

    Walking and hiking

    Discover enchanting ponds, follow the footsteps of ancient settlers, and uncover picture-perfect photo spots in the Tweed Valley. A relaxing stroll or a bracing hike – there’s something for everyone on Glentress Forest’s walking trails. 


  • What’s nearby

    What’s nearby

    With a Forest Park on your doorstep and historic villages to explore, the Tweed Valley has unique gems to discover. From prehistoric landscape and Roman settlements to printing presses and local literary heritageexplore it all against a breathtaking Borders backdrop. 

Go Ape Glentress

Go Ape Glentress Forest, Peebles

Tucked away in the picturesque Glentress Forest, this hidden gem boasts an adrenaline-filled activity set against some of Scotland's most stunning scenery. 

Holidays in Glentress Forest, Peebles

Be the first to experience our cabins at Glentress Forest, available to stay from winter 2024. Roam hillsides and take in sweeping valley views. Wander peaceful ponds and find enchanting spots.

Whether it’s cosy cabins for two, or group getaways in a treehouse for ten, we’ve got it covered. Spacious cabins perched amongst the pines and your very own hot tub under wide-open skiesa place to unwind or run wild. It’s all waiting for you at our newest location. 

How to add extras to your booking

Don’t miss out. Log in to your account to browse extras and activities and pre-book before your stay. The best way to kickstart your holiday countdown (and get that Forest Feeling before you even arrive).

What is our Premium Wi-Fi & In-Cabin Entertainment Package?

Our In-Cabin Entertainment package is an optional upgrade, bringing premium features to the connected TV in your cabin. With In-Cabin Entertainment you'll have access to high speed Wi-Fi internet, unlimited movies, HD streaming and much more.

You can add In-Cabin Entertainment when booking your cabin, if you have an existing booking call us on 03330 110 495 or Login to My Account.