Level 2 ride with some hard climbs.  Surface is mainly road or cycle path.  Suitable for tourers and hybrids.  Average daily distance is app 30miles.​​
Accomodation is in hotels or bed and breakfasts.  This is the four day West to East ride.  

 

Annan to South Queensferry

  1. Annan to Moffat
    We meet at Annan harbour or the train station. Dip your wheel in the harbour.
    A gently undulating route which rises from sea level to 354 ft in 52K. Our route takes us on quiet country lanes and cycle routes through Dumfries and Galloway. Our stop for the day, Moffat has many claims to fame the narrowest hotel and the shortest street in Scotland being just two of them.
    Day
    One
  2. Moffat to Peebles
    Devil's Beef Tub
    Today we tackle the climb to the highest point on the whole route (413m)known as the Devils Beef Tub. After every up there is a down and we have a sweeping descent down the lovely Tweed Valley. Our stop for today is Peebles. Peebles was home to Author, soldier and Governor General of Canada John Buchan.
    Day
    Two
  3. Peebles to Dalkeith
    Edinburgh panorama
    We cycle on a mix of former railway line and cycle path today. More climbing and about half way we reach the Moorfoot Hills viewpoint. Spread before us is Edinburgh and the Pentland Hills. The remainder of the day sees us descend into Dalkeith and home for the night. Dalkeith has a number of historic attractions among them Newbattle Abbey and Dalkeith Palace.
    Day
    Three
  4. Dalkeith to Forth bridges
    Last day
    A short day, 40k, just as well as more time will be spent on this leg sightseeing and picture taking than on any of the preceding days. Country parks, beaches, promenades and stately houses there is plenty to see and the end of the ride is amazing with not one, two but three bridges spanning the forth. Once more you dip your wheel into the water and you have done it!! You are a C2C'er
    Day
    Four