Kirknewton Circular Via Biggar Cycle Route

Cycle Route Details
Route NameKirknewton Circular Via Biggar
Cycle Route Location
County/RegionWest Lothian
Start LocationKirknewton Railway Station, Station Rd
End LocationKirknewton Railway Station, Station Rd
Cycle Steps
1. 1. Leave stn car park and turn right. 2. At traffic lights, turn left onto A71. 3. Straight on at Oakbank r'abt. 4. Left at Lizzy Brice r'abt. 5. Take 1st slip onto Murieston E Rd. 6. Left onto Murieston Rd (under r'way bridge). 7. Left onto the lane that leads down to Harburn Golf Club. 8. 1st right towards the golf club. 9. Turn right onto B7008. 10. After golf club, turn left at x'roads. 11. Continue until reaching the T-junc then turn left towards Woolfords. 12. Continue thro' Woolfords and on to Auchengray. 13. On thro' Auchengray. After the sharp bend to the right descend to the r'way level crossing. 14. Cross at thr level crossing and continue to the T-junc with Carnwath Rd (B7016). 15. Turn left onto the B7016 and continue to the next T-junc. 16. Turn left at the T-junc onto A70 towards Carnwath. 17. In Carnwath, turn right at the traffic lights (By the Apple Pie bakers) onto Biggar Rd (B7016 again). 18. Thro' Libberton and on to Biggar. At T-junc, turn left onto A702 thro' Biggar. 19. Turn right onto Broughton Rd (B7016 again). 20. Continue to Broughton. There's a cafe at the T-junc. Turn right onto A701. 21. Turn left onto B712 (Drumelzier, Stobo). 22. Thro' Drumelzier, Bellspool, Stobo. At the T-junc turn left onto A72. 23. Turn right onto B7059 towards Romannobridge. 24. At Romannobridge, turn right at T-junc onto A701. 25. Turn left onto B7059 towards West Linton. 26. Thro' W. Linton (there's a Spar shop where u can get drinks/snacks). Turn right onto A702. 27. At r'abt turn right onto Robinsland. Then 3rd left onto Deanfoot Rd. 28. Continue until T-junc. Turn left onto A701 and head into Penicuik. 29. Thro' Penicuik on A701. Thro' Milton Bridge. 30. Turn left at traffic lights onto A703. 31. Turn right at T-junc onto A702. Cross over City Bypass at r'abt (straight on) to Fairmilehead. 32. Left at traffic lights onto Oxgangs Rd (B701). 33. Stay on B701 until X-roads. Turn left onto A70 (Lanark Rd West). 34. Thro' Juniper Green, Currie. 35. Turn right onto Ravelrig Rd. 36. At T-junc, turn left onto Long Dalmahoy Rd. 37. At T-junc, turn left (still on Long Dalmahoy Rd) and cross over r'way on bridge. 38. Turn left onto Main St and head back into Kirknewton. 39. Thro' village (there's a shop on Main St for snacks) and right at T-junc onto B7031. 40. Continue to level crossing and back to the start. Total dist 80 miles approx. Allow 4.5 to 6 hours depending on your pace.
Landmarks/Sites to see?
Shops to buy snacks at Kirknewton, Biggar, West Linton, Penicuik, Currie. Good bakers at Carnwath. Good chip shop in Biggar. Harburn Golf Club, Carnwath Golf Club, Biggar Golf Club, Rutherford Castle Golf Club, Swanston Golf Club, Marriott Dalmahoy Golf Club