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Through the Scottish Highlands on Two Wheels

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Through the Scottish Highlands on Two Wheels

Are you ready to explore Scotland on two wheels? From the majestic Highlands to the picturesque coastline, this country offers a wealth of routes to delight cyclists of all levels. Join us on an unforgettable journey through some of the most spectacular scenery as we introduce a variety of cycle tours that will take you through the beauty of Scotland. Our PIA campers are also available with optional bike racks so you can transport your bikes safely and comfortably. 

Devilla Forest

Length: approx. 17 km

Travel Time: approx. 1 Hour 15 Min

Level: Beginner

Welcome to an unforgettable cycle ride through the tranquil pine forest of Devilla Forest in Fife, about an hour outside Edinburgh. This forest, consisting mainly of Scots pine, offers an extensive network of trails and is a favourite with walkers and cyclists alike.

The 17km route starts and finishes at the picturesque Tulliallan Gate House. Along the way you can look out for the red squirrels and discover the Plague Burial Ground, a fascinating relic from times gone by that holds evidence of prehistoric coffins, stone circles and Roman urns.

This tour is perfect for beginners and features numerous sights such as the historic ruins of Tulliallan Old Castle as well as the sparkling waters of Moor Loch and the impressive Peppermill Dam. With an average journey time of only around 1 hour and 15 minutes, this cycle tour is easy to fit into your daily schedule while still giving you plenty of time to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding area. Grab your bike and immerse yourself in the unspoilt nature of Devilla Forest on this unforgettable tour!

Blackness Castle, Devilla Forest & The Kelpies

Length: approx. 70 km

Travel Time: approx. 4 Hours 20 Min

Level: Expert

Are you ready for a challenging cycle tour along the picturesque banks of the Forth? Simply park your PIA campervan at Polmont Station and set off on a 70km expert route that offers unique insights into the beauty of Scotland.

The route takes you along the majestic banks of the Forth and offers a variety of sights for experienced cyclists. From historic castles such as the imposing Blackness Castle and the impressive Abercorn Church, which was built in the 11th century, to the imposing Forth Road Bridge and the fascinating Kelpies - there is plenty to discover here.

During your journey, you'll also pass Devilla Forest, which offers a pleasant change of pace with its tranquil pines and sweeping trails. If you want to challenge yourself even further, you can even extend your route by including the forest in your ride!

This expert route is a challenge but well worth it, as it takes you to some of the most impressive sights in the area. So, take up the challenge, grab your bike and set off on this exciting adventure.

Isle of Skye

Length: approx. 40 km

Travel Time: approx. 2 Hours 45 Min

Level: Experienced to Expert

 

Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the Isle of Skye on this challenging 40km bike ride through a landscape known for its rugged formations, picturesque fishing villages and medieval castles. The Scottish Highlands offer a backdrop straight out of a picture book and will make the heart of every nature lover beat faster.

Your journey begins and ends at Quiraing, one of the most striking and beautiful places on the island. From here the route takes you through the majestic Quiraing Pass, which challenges even experienced cyclists with its steep climbs and breathtaking views.

Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to admire the beauty of the Scottish coast and discover picturesque waterfalls that blend harmoniously into the landscape.

Due to the many differences in altitude, this tour is more suitable for experienced cyclists. The drive time is approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, but the unforgettable views and feeling of accomplishment when you overcome the challenge make every effort worthwhile.

So grab your bike and explore the untouched wilderness of the Isle of Skye on this unforgettable cycling tour of the Scottish Highlands!

Redkirk Point

Length: approx. 35 km

Travel Time:  approx. 2 Hours 20 Min

Level: Beginners to Intermediate

 

Embark on a half-day tour of the enchanting countryside of southern Scotland! This circular ride from Annan Station along the coast to Redkirk Point and back through the idyllic Scottish countryside is perfect for cyclists of all levels, from beginners to experienced.

The route covers about 40 km and takes approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes. Starting from Annan Station, you follow the coastline and enjoy spectacular views of the sea and the surrounding landscape. Redkirk Point is a special highlight of the tour where you can take a break and take in the beauty of the coast.

After exploring the coast, the route takes you back into the interior of the Scottish countryside, where you'll experience rolling hills and green pastures. These quiet streets offer a pleasant change and a chance to fully enjoy nature.

Annan is approximately half an hour's drive from Carlisle, making this tour ideal for a day trip. Whether you're discovering the Scottish countryside for the first time or you're an experienced cyclist, this tour promises an adventure through the enchanting countryside of southern Scotland!

Scotland is a true cyclist's paradise, and these routes are just a taste of the diversity and beauty the country has to offer. Whether you want to explore the majestic Highlands, cycle along the picturesque coast or ride through the green forests of Fife, there is always a new route to explore and a new adventure to experience.

So grab a PIA camper, explore the untouched nature and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of Scotland. The landscapes and sights are waiting to be discovered and the memories you create will last a lifetime. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime in Scotland!

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