Monday - Friday: 9.30am-5pm
For more information see:
Glentress has several parking options. The trail head is at Glentress Peel visitor centre.
Car Parking Charges:
£2 for 1 hour – perfect if you’re stopping off for some food and refreshments in the café.
£5 per day (or £3.50 for 3 hours). This applies to all car parks at this location – Glentress Peel (over 100 spaces), Falla Brae, Buzzards Nest and our two overflow car parks.
You can pay car park charges by credit or debit card (with chip and pin) in the two Glentress Peel car parks and the Buzzard's Nest car park. If you prefer to pay by cash the machines accept all denomination coins but do not accept notes.
Forest Park Gateway building (toilets, showers & changing) at Glentress Peel:
Open Sun - Fri 9am - 5pm
Sat - 9am - 5.30pm
Showers cost £1 for 5 minutes
Monday - Friday open 9.30am to 6pm;
Saturday & Sunday open 9am - 6pm
Advanced booking is recommended. Phone 01721 724522 for bookings and further information.
Bike hire is also available in Peebles and in Innerleithen.
Glentress Mountain Bike Trail Centre, http://www.ibikeride.com/scotland/1586-glentress-mountain-bike-trail-centre, 38,
Glentress - Current at 25th May 2015
Trails: All open except: one section of Red MTB Route (Pennels Vennel) closed long term due to windblown trees. Diversion in place.
From Thu 28th May to end of Mon 1st Jun due to World Enduro event:
- Blue mtb Route - moderately affected. Betty Blue loop closed with route diverted at post 25. Reduces overall distance from 16km to 12.5km.
- Red mtb Route - nearly half of route closed, reduces overall distance to ~11km. Sections closed are: Spookywood Climb & Spookywood Descent, Pie Run, Mushroom Pie, Matrix & Lombard St. Diversions in place.
- Black mtb Route - moderately affected. All open except: upper half of Redemption Climb, Ewok Village, Double X, Bitch & Wormhole. Diversion in place.
Diversions: Red MTB Route diverted at post 37 (Pennels Vennel entry), rejoins Route at post 38 (Spookywood Climb entry). See also above.
More info: Contact 07834 435380
Innerleithen - Current at 25th May 2015
DH Trails: All open, except from Wed 27th May - end of Sat 30th May all DH trails closed due to World Enduro.
XC Trail: All open, except from Wed 27th May - end of Sat 30th May Plora Craig/Razor Rock closed with short diversion from post 34 to nr post 36 due to World Enduro. Rest of XC Trail open as normal.
Diversions: Short temporary diversion on XC Trail at the very end of the Lead Mine Climb and for first 100m of Clattering Path (post 18) due to storm damaged trees. See also above.
More Info: Contact 07834 435380
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