Category: Scottish Trips

An Turas Mor 2020

In August of 2020 Joe and I rode An Turas Mor (The Long Journey), a 360 mile off-road route in Scotland from Glasgow to Cape Wrath. The route has been...

Dryfehead Bothy

Route: Eskdalemuir – Dun Moss – Dryfehead bothy – Black Esk reservoir – Sandiford – Eskdalemuir. Date: August 2019 Distance: 39km You can download the gpx track here. We completed...

Gameshope Bothy

At the end of June I had a bike accident and managed to break a couple of ribs, crack my elbow and tear my pectoral muscle.  It was a bit...

Gelder Shiel Stables

As a follow-on to our Secret Howff trip we opted to stop off on the way home for an overnight visit to Gelder Shiel Stables.  The weather was glorious and...

The Secret Howff

Now that my once-enthusiastic child has turned into a grumpy teen, I needed to find something that would fire his imagination and get him wanting to go out into the...

Greensykes Bothy

. Route:  Hawick – Roberton – Howpasley – Greensykes – Samye Ling – Craik – Roberton – Hawick. Date: May 2017 Distance: 57 miles or 92 kilometres. Days: 2 GPX...

Over Phawhope Bothy

. Route:  Hawick – Buccleuch – Ettrick – Over Phawhope – Ettrick – Buccleuch – Hawick Date: April 2017 Distance: 57 miles or 92 kilometres Days: 2 GPX File link: https://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=sppnhgutrfqpxrtj...