Newcastleton Overview

Close to Scotland/England border Newcastleton serves up a brilliant Blue Route and a riotous Red Route.

Village based trailhead with great facilities and bike hire close by. The best kept secret of the 7stanes?

The Trails

The Skills Area features blue and red-graded loops  and is a great wee blast whatever you're riding.

Blue Route

A fun introduction to real mountain biking.

The Red Route

Fast and flowy narrow singletrack goodness with an 'out there' feel.

The Trails understanding trail grades

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Facilities

Catering

 

Cafes, hotels and shops in Newcastleton village at/near the trailhead.

Parking

Parking is at the Douglas Square trailhead in the centre of Newcastleton village and is free.

Toilets

Public toilets and showers (free) are just off Douglas Square on Langholm Street, next to the Fire station.

Bike Hire

Bike hire is available from Rock UK at Whithaugh Park, 2.5km from the village trailhead. For details telephone 013873 75394 or email: whithaugh@rockuk.org. Website at: www.rockuk.org

Trail Conditions

Current at 18th September 2014

Trails: All open.

Douglas square in the centre of Newcastleton village is now the start/finish point for all the 7stanes mtb trails (Dykecroft trailhead now closed). 

All mtb routes (Blue and Red) now head from the village across a new bridge over the Liddel Water and climb up through Rock UK’s Outdoor Centre (2 way) then up a new mellow singletrack climb and forest roads to link into the existing trail network.  The return back to the village trailhead includes a super fun new singletrack descent.  Blue Route is now 9.7km, Red Route is now 23.7km. 

Updated trail maps/guides and onsite info coming soon. 
The Skills Area is accessed off the Red MTB Route at post 4.
The Purple ‘Linns’ Route (all forest road based) is now closed. 

Conditions: Good.

Diversions: None.

More Info: Contact Alan, the ranger, on 07870 595735.

 

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