What's nearby at Glentress, Peebles

What's nearby at Glentress, Peebles

Our favourite spots and things to do in the local area
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Attractions and activities you'll find near Glentress, Peebles

There’s plenty to discover in Glentress Forest and the nearby towns of Peebles and Innerleithen – a rich tapestry of living landscapes and fascinating cultural history. Start planning your adventure and explore this amazing location in the Scottish Borders.

  • Outdoor adventures

    Outdoor adventures

    Beginners and pros can tackle the 7stanes mountain biking at Glentress Forest and nearby Innerleithen. Head to St Mary’s Loch or the River Tweed for a spot of paddling or take a one-of-a-kind trek with Alpacas through the forest!

  • Tweed Valley Forest Park

    Tweed Valley Forest Park

    Explore beyond Glentress across the Tweed Valley Forest Park. Find enchanting walks amongst ancient ruins at Cardrona, Cademuir’s incredible valley views, Caberston’s sculpture trail, or seek out more 7stanes thrills at Innerleithen.

  • Local culture

    Local culture

    The nearby towns and villages are full of literary heritage, folklore and foodie finds. Explore local delis, markets and museums at Peebles, or dive into the mythical town of Innerleithen, surrounded by Iron-Age settlements and home to a sulphurous, legendary spa.

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. 

Activities on offer:

Tree Top Challenge from £35

Zip line Experience from £25


A brand-new place to discover, just a few clicks away...

At Glentress Forest, breathtaking borders scenery creates an epic backdrop to walking, world-class mountain biking, horse riding and incredible wildlife watching. Embrace adventure or seek out space to unwind across 3,800 acres of woodland. Roam hillsides and take in sweeping valley views. Wander peaceful ponds and find enchanting spots or tackle mountain biking trails for real, wild adventure.

There's a whole new place to discover and find your Forest Feeling. 

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