Scott's View & Dryburgh

Cycle Routes

    This 13.5 mile route from Melrose climbs up towards Scott's View providing wonderful view of the River Tweed before looping round by Dryburgh.

    This route passes by Trimontium an outpost of the Roman Empire and the Leaderfoot Viaduct before climbing towards Scott’s View, where you can pause and enjoy the view of the River Tweed as Sir Walter Scott used to. The route loops around Bemersyde Moss Nature Reserve before arriving in Dryburgh where you can pause to see the Abbey. Cross the River Tweed and head towards Newtown St Boswells before passing by the Rhymer’s Stone and returning towards Melrose.

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    • Moderate


    • Urban and Rural

    Type of Ride

    • Road Cycling


    • 11-25 Miles
    • Height Gain: 201-500 Metres


    • Tarmac

    Road Directions

    This route starts in Melrose.

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