Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 10am-4.30pm
For more information see:
Glentress has several parking options. The trail head is at Glentress Peel visitor centre.
Car Parking Charges:
£2 for 1 hour – perfect if you’re stopping off for some food and refreshments in the café.
£5 per day (or £3.50 for 3 hours). This applies to all car parks at this location – Glentress Peel (over 100 spaces), Falla Brae, Buzzards Nest and our two overflow car parks.
You can pay car park charges by credit or debit card (with chip and pin) in the two Glentress Peel car parks and the Buzzard's Nest car park. If you prefer to pay by cash the machines accept all denomination coins but do not accept notes.
Forest Park Gateway building (toilets, showers & changing) at Glentress Peel:
Open Mon - Fri 9am - 4.30pm
Sat - Sun 9am - 5pm
Showers cost £1 for 5 minutes
Monday - Friday open 9.30am to 4.30pm;
Saturday & Sunday open 9am - 5pm
Advanced booking is recommended. Phone 01721 724522 for bookings and further information.
Bike hire is also available in Peebles and in Innerleithen.
Glentress Mountain Bike Trail Centre, http://www.ibikeride.com/scotland/1586-glentress-mountain-bike-trail-centre, 38,
Glentress - Current at 27th February 2015
Trails: All open with the exception of Pennels Vennel on the Red MTB Route which is closed due to dangerous windblown trees across the trail. A diversion is in place (reopening date tbc) and Blue Route closed at post 11 (start of forest road section heading away from Buzzards Nest car park) with a diversion via forest roads rejoining the Blue Route at post 17 until end March 2015 (7 days/week), due to tree felling operations.
Short delays possible on access road to Buzzards Nest car park due to timber lorries loading timber. Please wait until operator clearly signals for you to pass before passing. Vehicles may have to wait until lorry completes loading, moves and road becomes clear again. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Diversions: Red MTB Route diverted at post 37 (Pennels Vennel entry), rejoins Route at post 38 (Spookywood Climb entry). See also above.
More info: Contact 07834 435380
Innerleithen - Current at 27th February 2015
On Sat 7th & Sun 8th Mar all DH trails and the XC Route will be closed due to the Scottish Enduro Series event.
On Sat 14th Mar all DH trails will be closed due to Mighty Deerstalker adventure.
On Sat 21st Mar all DH trails and the XC Route will be closed due to the Border Counties Car Rally at Traquair Forest. The Uplift access road will also be closed.
On Sat 28th & Sun 29th Mar all DH trails will be closed due to SDA DH race.
DH Trails: All open (except on dates above)
XC Trail: All open (except on dates above)
Diversions: Short temporary diversion on XC Trail at the very end of the Lead Mine Climb and for first 100m of Clattering Path (post 18) due to storm damaged trees. See also above.
More Info: Contact 07834 435380
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