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Forests & Woodlands

Glentress Forest is the gateway to the Tweed Valley Forest Park and is located only an hour's drive south of Edinburgh.


Road Directions

From Edinburgh and the North - take the A702 from Lothianburn junction - Edinburgh City Bypass, then the A703 and A701. Take the B7026/A6094 before Penicuik and at Leadburn, rejoin the A703 to Peebles. From Peebles take the A72 east for 1½ miles. Glentress Peel is on the left.

From the South - on the A68, follow signs for Melrose and Galashiels. At Galashiels, follow the A72 through Walkerburn and Innerleithen - Glentress Peel is 4.5 miles past Innerleithen on the right.

On the A7, follow signs for Selkirk, then follow the A707/A72 for 19 miles to Glentress Peel, (4.5 miles past Innerleithen on the right).

From the West - head north east along the A702. After Biggar, take the A72 for Peebles. From Peebles, head east for 1½ miles; Glentress Peel is on the left.


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