Newcastleton Forest MTB
Scottish Borders Mountain Biking Trail
Mountain Biking and the 7stanes - Some of the world's best biking, guaranteed, with great local accommodation, food and fine local ales make visiting the 7stanes a must - www.7stanes.com
The 7stanes(Scots word for stone) represent seven mountain biking centres on forestry commission land located in the Scottish borders then onwards to Dumfries & Galloway, on each of the seven venues trails you will find a stane defining your route.
Newcastleton is a forest full of wildlife and easy to access with signposts & directions from Newcastletion. If you want to get away from the crowds and experience tranquility whilst riding technical mountain bike trails, we are only 30 minutes drive from the English border. The drive to the village is quite twisty but scenic setting you up for a wonderful mountain biking experience, you are also within easy driving distance to Kielder making the village an ideal base to stop over.
The trailhead is within riding distance of the town center, along the main street you will find all the services and supplies you need. The short forest runs are often used as 'laps' by the fitter riders, so by your next lap you will know what is coming up. More trail details are available at Dykecroft visitor centre, where you will find free parking, toilet and changing facilities. If are looking for refreshments there are shops, cafes and hotels in the village only 2 miles away.