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Day 1

Depart Edinburgh arrive Inverness.  On the way we will pass through Perthshire, passing the Knockhill Race Circuit, Gleneagles before crossing into the Cairngorms taking us via Braemar and Tomintoul.

Day 2

Head to Ullapool via the sights of Applecross, Gairloch, Torridon.

Day 3

Following the west coastline to the sandy beaches of Dunnet. Here we will visit the famous Smoo Cave. A fair amount of paved single track usage to take in some spectacular scenery.

Day 4

More single track to John O’groat’s for a stop at the landmark. Take in the east coast to Dunrobin Castle and Golspie.

Day 5

Heading back inland we take in the back roads to Tongue, returning to Durness before turning south to pass Bonar Bridge and arriving in Inverness.

Day 6

Riding south via Loch Ness, stopping at the Commando Monument at Spean Bridge and passing through Glencoe, Callendar and Doune before returning to Edinburgh.

SOUTHERN SCOTLAND & BORDERS

Day 1

Depart Edinburgh for Galloway, taking a scenic route to Moffat and then into the heart of Galloway to reach our first night's stay on the Ayrshire coast.

Day 2

Head towards Dumfries and then drop over the English boarder to Keilder.

Day 3

Ride to the coastal town of Eyemouth winding our way through the twistie Boarder's roads, then an off-the-beaten track route returning to Edinburgh.

EXAMPLE WEEKEND TOURS

Duke's Pass

This 1 day tour will take you past Knockhill racetrack, through the Trossacs and down the Duke's Pass before returning to Edinburgh.

Cairngorms

From Edinburgh we head to Crieff, Blairgowrie and up to the Lecht for lunch, before returning down the east coast of Scotland,

Galloway

This route through the Scottish Borders will take us near Moffat before heading into Galloway. Riding west cross country to the Galloway Forrest, then heading south to the coast before passing Dumfries, Lockerbie, Moffat and heading home. If time allows, we can head up past St Mary's loch and over the hills to Peebles before returning to Edinburgh.

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