A leisurely 15 km loop out from Selkirk, crossing the Ettrick Water and River Tweed. With added bees.
Distance: 15 km
Total ascent: 241 m
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Head south west out of Selkirk from The Five Turrets, turning right at the market square and following the road down over the Ettrick Water before turning right again to follow the course of the river, climbing gently before descending again to the bridge over the Tweed at Yair.
Once over the bridge, turn right onto the B7060 and follow it uphill before dropping back down to recross the Tweed on the stone bridge marked with cycle lanes.
Follow the road back towards Lindean, crossing a bridge over the Ettrick Water and keeping an eye open for the marauding bees...
At the main A7, turn right on the cycle path and follow it back into Selkirk.
Need somewhere to stay?
The route starts and finishes at The Five Turrets, the glamorous self catering holiday property near the centre of town, with fairytale castle looks and accommodation for up to eight people in four double bedrooms. And secure cycle storage on site, of course. The Five Turrets in Selkirk was named by The Sunday Times as one of the top 25 self catering properties in the UK for 2019. Check availability here.
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