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Tweed Valley Forest Park

Tweed Valley Forest Park

Just an hour away from Edinburgh, seven forests dot the valley of the River Tweed. There’s a forest for you whether you’re looking for a quiet picnic, the chance to look for wildlife, a tree-top adventure, a glimpse of the valley’s prehistoric past or some of Britain’s best mountain biking.
These are working forests as well as being lovely places to visit:
World-class mountain biking, world-class walking and tree-top thrills. There’s a great café and the Tweed Valley Osprey Project too!
Miles of trails wander through this forest, ideal for quiet walks or cross-country horse rides.
A charming forest on the outskirts of Peebles, with beautiful trails through a woodland full of birds.
Get away from the crowds and find meadows where butterflies flutter in summer.
Come here for the beautiful Glenkinnon Biodiversity walk, lovely views over the river or a challenging walk on part of the Southern Upland Way to the Three Brethren Cairn.
7stanes Innerleithen
Home to some of Scotland’s top downhill mountain bike trails

Walk up from Innerleithen village to discover the hill top fort and views from Pirn Hill. The short, steep climb is well worth it!

You’ll find details of all the park’s forests and trails in the Tweed Valley Forest Park map.

Contact Details

Address:Glentress Peel Visitor Centre,
Glentress Forest,
EH45 8NB
Tel:Click to view0300 067 6900 Mon-Fr
Mobile:07834435380 Sat-Sun

Opening Times

The forests are open 24/7; Glentress Peel café, bike shop and Gateway to the Tweed Valley approx. 9:00-5:00 (check the website for exact hours)


Geographical regions this provider operates in

  • Dumfries & Galloway


Activities this provider runs

  • Cycling & Mountain Biking
  • Photography
  • Walking, Trekking & Hiking
  • Zip-lines & High Rope Courses
  • Other Fun Land Activities
  • Estates, Reserves & Other Wildlife Spots
  • Nature Visitor Centres, Hides & Attractions

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