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Uphall to Bathgate Hills Circular Cycle Route

Scotland > West Lothian > Livingston
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameUphall to Bathgate Hills Circular
Distance : miles (km)28.32  (45.58)
Posted ByD Beagley
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Cycle Route Location
County/RegionWest Lothian
Start LocationEast Mains Street (A899), Uphall
End LocationEast Mains Street (A899), Uphall
Cycle Steps
Start out in Uphall and head up Ecclesmachin Road. Turn up West Binny and head to Beecraigs. Go past the Deer Farm and the Restaurant then up by the Saw Mill. Follow route past the Balvormie Car Park in Beecraigs to Linlithgow. From Linlithgow head for Torphicen and then up past the Korean War Memorial and Cairnpapple. Shoot down to Bathgate on the massive decsents where you then loop back up on an awesome climb, Puir Wife's Brae. Finally head along the Old Bangour Road and A89 to get back to Uphall.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Binny Braig has great views out to Arthurs Seat. Beecraigs is nice for a picnic, if you'r lookin for a tough cycle with a rest. Shops in Linlithgow and Bathgate for fuel if required. Awesome and very very tough climbs throughout this ride. Can be done in 1.5 hours if really fit and love pain! Views from Cairnpapple are amazing prior to the 40+mph descent!

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