About Glentress Forest
Glentress is the top visitor attraction in the Scottish Borders, with approximately 50 miles of mountain bike trails for all skill levels. There are 12 miles of walking trails and opportunities for horse riding and orienteering.
Glentress Peel, which opened in Summer 2011, is the gateway to Tweed Valley Forest Park and Glentress Forest. For full details of the facilities at the Peel, including cafe, bike hire, Go Ape! and wildlife viewing, see the Glentress Peel pages.
For information about the mountain biking trails at Glentress, see the 7stanes website.
For more information about walking trails see the walking at Glentress page.
How to get there:
Glentress Forest is part of Forests of the Scottish Borders. Peebles is the nearest town or village.
Take the A72 east from Peebles for approximately one and a half miles. The entrance is on the left.
Please follow the signs for Glentress Peel, Falla Brae or Buzzard’s Nest car parks. There are also two overflow car parks which are opened at peak times.
OS Grid Reference: NT283397
For details of public transport visit http://www.travelinescotland.com
Start your visit from:Overflow (lower) car park
Buzzards Nest Car Park
Falla Brae car park
Overflow (upper) car park
Glentress Christmas Tree Sales Centre