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Guided Rides

The landscape of the Scottish Borders covering an area of 1800 square miles is characterised by green rolling hills, extensive forests and wild moorland, divided by beautiful river vallies, the most famous of which is the River Tweed. The river runs right through the region for nearly 160 km from its source above Tweedsmuir to the sea at Berwick upon-Tweed. The section of the Tweed Valley stretching from Melrose to Peebles is where you will find a diverse landscape ranging from forest, hills and wild moorland around Peebles to flat, neatly farmed arable land to the east beyond Melrose. 


This variety of landscape offers great potential for exploring this diverse and sometimes wild region by bike. If its calorie-burning climbs you're after with jaw-dropping views at the top we have some great routes for you. Equally if you prefer a more gentle adventure, riding along the banks of the Tweed along routes which link places of historic interest and which frequent some of the best coffee shops around, then we have that covered too!


Sneak peak: a taster of the stunning landscape we ride...

 Our half-day rides vary from 15km-25km in length and usually involve around 2.5 hrs of riding plus time for stops etc. Full-day rides cover distances of around 30km- 45km and normally involve riding time of around 5-7 hours depending on route and terrain.


To get the best out of your experience it is best to discuss fully with Lucy your level of riding and what you are wanting out of the day so we can tailor the ride to suit your needs.


Half-day guided rides:  Group size 1:1 & 1: 2 - £90

Full-day guided rides: Group size 1:1 & 1:2 - £145


Half-day guided rides: Group size 1:3 -1:5 - £125

Full-day guided rides: Group size 1:3 - 1:5 - £175


For larger groups up to a group ratio 1:8 please contact Lucy to discuss.


Not all who wander are lost........



Contact us

Swift Trails

Cardrona Mains Farmhouse

The Court



EH45 9HX

Tel: 01896 830285

Mobile: 07425 146853


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