Ettrickbridge & Yarrow

Cycle Routes

    This 19.5 mile route starts in Selkirk towards Ettrickbridge and climbs up to the summit of Witchie Knowe with views of the Yarrow Valley before returning to Selkirk.

    Head west from Selkirk past Bowhill Country Estate. Head across the Yarrow Water and then the Ettrick Water at Carterhaugh before heading towards Ettrickbridge. The route climbs away from the river and then the views begin to open out. Leaving Ettrickbridge the route climbs up to the summit at Witchie Knowe. Beyond the summit an extensive view of the Yarrow Valley opens out before a descent into Yarrow. After Yarrowford head into Bowhill Country Estate where you can follow the main estate road before heading back to Selkirk.

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    • Moderate


    • Urban and Rural

    Type of Ride

    • Road Cycling


    • 11-25 Miles
    • Height Gain: 501-1000 Metres
    • Miles 19.5


    • Tarmac

    Road Directions

    This route starts in Selkirk.

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