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Gala - Leaderfoot bridge 6.3 m L (4c) 6mi Tue 29 Mar
Leaderfoot-Gala linear (6.8 1C + 3c) 6mi Sun 16 Jan
Gala-Leaderfoot linear (7m 5c) 6mi Sun 16 Jan
MlrMlr2 5mi 11 Jun 2017
galashiels 6mi 18 Sep 2015
abbotsford 5mi 18 Sep 2015

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Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Galashiels:

Kelso Abbey · 35mi round-trip
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Jedburgh Abbey · 39mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Galashiels

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Galashiels:

To Berwick-upon-Tweed, Melrose, Innerleithen, Dalkeith, Edinburgh, Queensferry, Inverkeithing, Dunfermline, Kinross, Falkland, Tayport, Newport-on-Tay, Dundee, Carnoustie, Arbroath, Montrose, Inverbervie, Stonehaven, Aberdeen, Turriff, Banff, Portsoy, Cullen, Portknockie, Findochty, Buckie, Elgin, Forres, Nairn, Inverness, Dingwall, Alness, Tain, Thurso and Kirkwall.


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Add a posting now has Ordnance Survey maps

2 Apr 2021 · 2

Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…

Plan multi-day adventures easily

22 Mar 2021 · 7

Dreaming of getting away on a bike trip this summer?’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…

Thanks to Swaledale Outdoor Club!

25 Jan 2021 is enormously grateful to Swaledale Outdoor Club for a generous donation that will help to fund new features on the site this winter. We’re currently working on one of…