The Scottish Borders, the hidden jewel for off road horse riding in the South of Scotland. Easily accessible and with over 200 miles of off-road and forestry trails, a haven for visitors and their horses.

Couple this with top quality accommodation for both you and your horse and you are in for a trip to remember. Whether you want a long weekend or an epic 3 week adventure the Scottish Borders has it all – and then some… Imagine following in the footsteps of Roman soldiers who marched this way thousands of years ago ….  riding across the Cheviots over the border to England …. enjoying a picnic high on the hills above Peebles looking down on the Tweed winding through the valley below ……. cantering for miles along the firm grass turf of former drove roads ……

Sections of old Roman road, farm tracks and newly created path links offer a good variety of circular routes around Peebles and Innerleithen in the Tweed Valley, and around West Linton on the Pentland Hills south of Edinburgh.  For those with more time, or looking for more of a challenge, there are endless options for longer distance rides on the Cheviot hills, across to Kielder Forest in Northumberland, or between Moffat and Hawick.  The network links directly with many long distance routes including the Southern Upland Way, Border Abbeys Way, St. Cuthbert’s Way, Border County Ride, and the Pennine Bridleway.

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