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Date for the diary.....Saturday 18th March

Cardrona to The Glen Estate and Loch Eddy.

This stunning ride takes you up into Cardrona Forest following the old Glenpeggy Trail and out onto the moor at the top of Beards Hill where you gain expansive views over Traquair & The Tweed valley. We drop down into the Glen and then ride into the estate to the magical Loch Eddy - a tiny fishing loch with a Victorian boat house. We then return to Traquair along an estate track and then back along the road to Cardrona. 

This is a ride for those of you with some experience riding longer trails. Its not too technical – but the traverse across moorland to Loch Eddy is rough and boggy at times. The reward is riding a route that feels pretty remote and takes in some stunning views. If you’re feeling fit, have a crack at it – we won’t be racing but will aim to maintain a sensible, consistent pace so we get round in a reasonable time.


Start/finish: Cardrona Forest Carpark


Start time: 9:15am for a 9:30am start.  


Distance: 25km             Time: 2hrs 30 mins plus stops  (ETA return 12:30pm)


Terrain: Forest roads, natural single track, public highway


Technical: RED   Fitness: RED  


If you would like to take part in the March ride-out please contact Lucy on 07425 146 853 or by email: swift_trails@yahoo.co.uk to book your place. £15/place. Maximum 8 riders on any ride-out.




Contact us

Swift Trails

Cardrona Mains Farmhouse

The Court



EH45 9HX

Tel: 01896 830285

Mobile: 07425 146853


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