Hermitage Castle Cycling Loop Route

This is an all-road cycling loop route to Hermitage Castle.

Hermitage Castle is a semi-ruined castle 16 miles south of Hawick. It is under the care of Historic Scotland. The castle has a reputation, both from its history and its appearance, as one of the most sinister and atmospheric castles in Scotland. This all-road cycling route starts at the Common Haugh in Hawick, passing through Branxholme, Newmill, Teviothead, Mosspaul, Bill’s Cleuch, Whitrope and Shankend.


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Difficulty: Intermediate
Length: 39.71 Miles
Towns: Branxholme, Newmill, Teviothead, Mosspaul, Bill's Cleuch, Whitrope, Shankend
Total Ascent (m): 845.410
Average Time: 3h 21min
GPX Start Lat. 55° 25' 21" N
GPX Start Lng. 2° 47' 25" W

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