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Gala - Leaderfoot bridge 6.3 m L (4c) 6mi 29 Mar 2022
Leaderfoot-Gala linear (6.8 1C + 3c) 6mi 16 Jan 2022
Gala-Leaderfoot linear (7m 5c) 6mi 16 Jan 2022
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.

Knowledge

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What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022

When you’re planning a route, cycle.travel has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic…

cycle.travel 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? cycle.travel’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…