Stage 6: Penrith to Hopetoun Estate
It’s time to get North of the border with a quick stop for the
obligatory ‘Welcome to Scotland’ photo
Heading North from Carlisle you will soon be at the border with Scotland with some of the most dramatic scenery lying ahead of you. The ride from Penrith to Hopetoun Estate offers fantastic views of the Lowther Hills,The River Clyde and the iconic Forth Railway Bridge.
- Distance: 114.4 miles
- Ascent: 4,506ft
- Challenge Rating: 4/5
Highlights of the Day
- The Scottish border photo opp
- The Lowther Hills
- Sweeping views of the Lowlands of Scotland
As you cross the border you will get a second wind and feel revitalised for the journey ahead. Welcome to Scotland!