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Scottish Islands Has Five Nice Cycle Routes

Scottish Islands Has Five Nice Cycle Routes

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Scottish Islands Has Five Nice Cycle Routes  so if you visit or plan to visit Scottish Islands, one of the great ways to get the beauty of this area is cycling. By cycling, you can enjoy very nice lochs, beautiful hills, great small valleys, wildlife, beautiful beaches, and coastline. It is a wonderful treasure from the Scottish islands.

You need to consider also that cycling is a low-cost way to enjoy the islands. It is much cheaper if you use ferry than driving with your car and most of the ferry companies allow you to bring your bicycle for free on board.

Five Routes for Cycling in Scottish Island

If you cannot take your own bike with you, you can hire bicycle and many companies will be willing to deliver bicycles to your address or location. Below you can find the greatest five routes for cycling in Scottish Island.

The first one is Cumbrae Circular located in Isle of Cumbrae. It is well known the place for a thousand bikes and a beautiful place with perfect way to explore by cycling. You can cycle with around 10 miles circumference from this island with the wonderful views of sea you can absorb. Millport is the name for the point of departure and end. With around 10 miles approximately you cycle for an hour. There are various shops for cycle in Millport.

Burray to Kirkwall Located in Orkney

The second one is Burray to Kirkwall located in Orkney. You can travel by cycling to some areas such as Burray, South Ronaldsay, Lang Holm, Glimps Holm and the Orkney Mainland. They have very wonderful views. The departure point in this area is named Burray. Meanwhile, the end point is Kirkwall. The distance between the two points is 12 miles. The journey takes around an hour and 15 minutes.

The third route is the Cyling Route of Herbridean Way located in Vatersay to Barra in Outer Hebrides. This route is very epic with a very long-distance route that spans the Outer Hebrides island length which is around 185 miles. Through the route you can pass some stunning beaches which are popular with white sands and blue seas.

Cycle Hire located in Castlebay

Vatersay is the departure point, and the end point is Ardmhor. The distance is around 14 miles and the cycling time is approximately 1,5 hours. Barra Cycle Hire located in Castlebay is one of the bike hires.

The fourth one is Scalloway to Walls located in Shetland. You can cycle passing coastline of Shetland Mainland. There are many attractions and viewpoints which stunning at the route, such as a temple named Neolithic Standydale and Lea Gardens. The departure point is Scalloway. The distance is around 23 miles with the approximate time to cycle around 2,5 hours. There are various bike shops there.

The fifth is Mull, Dervaig Circular. You can explore wonderful landscape of Mull by cycling around the island. They have a very stunning view to Eorsa before you finish the tour at Salen. The departure point is the ferry port of Craignure. The finish point is Salen. The distance is around 45 miles. You can take around 6 hours by cycling.