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Glenbenna and Plora

About This Route

This is a scenic foresty ride but is not waymarked so download the route and take an OS map or you may end up in Peebles!

The fantastic Caberston Cafe awaits you in Walkerburn, you can take a very short detour there on your return to your trailer and sample some of the excellent cakes!

The route takes in the hills of Glenbenna and onto Traquair forest before dropping down to the SSI Plora wood one of only 5 Beech plantations in the Scottish Borders.

Statistics

  • Distance

    8 miles

  • Level

    Easy

  • Level Details

    A forest route with some great views down to Innerleithen and Walkerburn.

  • Towns

    Walkerburn

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