Cycling and bike hire at Glentress Forest, Peebles

Cycling and bike hire at Glentress Forest, Peebles

Forests, villages and amazing views amongst the Tweed Valley

Forest Holidays

Cycling holidays at Glentress Forest, Peebles

See more of the forest on two wheels, whether it’s the thrill of the trails or a winding ride. Find multi-use trails that take you beyond the forest, along the River Tweed, and to the nearby villages of Peebles, Cardrona and Innerleithen. Or stay in the forest for wild rides along the mountain bike tracks.

Discover cycling holidays at Glentress Forest

Our top picks for gentle trails and easy routes

  • Family friendly cycling

    Family friendly cycling

    The multi-use Tweed Valley Railway Path is an excellent route for families, following the River Tweed for much of the way and linking the nearby towns of Peebles, Innerleithen and Cardrona. It’s a great day out to discover the local area.

  • Cycle ready

    Cycle ready

    With cycle storage for up to three bikes per cabin, you’re in the perfect place to explore on your own two wheels. 

  • Long distance cycling routes

    Long distance cycling routes

    The Tweed Cycle Way is a 95-mile long, waymarked cycle route, running through the heart of the Scottish Borders along the River Tweed. Dip in and out of this route for a leisurely bike ride through riverside towns, with hills and forest as far as you can see.

Get stuck into mountain biking at Glentress Forest

Just a short walk through the forest from your cabin are the slopes and trails of Glentress Forest  – a 7Stanes Mountain Biking centre. These world-class centres cover the south of Scotland, and their award-winning trails offer some of the best biking in the UK.

With green, blue, red and black graded trails, there’s a trail for every level at Glentress Forest. Sample each grade of the trail network on the Taster trail, or dive straight into one of the challenges – from gentle beginner cruising, to jumps and fast-paced flying.

7Stanes mountain biking route map

 

Green, Blue, Red and Black mountain bike trails

With brand-new off road trails linking into the existing trail network, there’s plenty of two wheeled excitement on offer, whatever your level

Apple tree trail
Green
Apple tree trail

Easy

Turn and Burn
Blue
Turn and Burn

Moderate

Smells like Tweed Spirit
Red
Smells like Tweed Spirit

Difficult

Castle Black
Black
Castle Black

Advanced

Taster Trails
All levels
Taster Trails

Green, Blue, Red & Black