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Explore the Cycling Routes around Drummohr

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Local Cycling Routes

Whether you’re planning to come to East Lothian on a short-stay cycling holiday, an organised cycling trip, are wanting a John Muir Way campsite or simply plan to explore some of the beautiful countryside during your weekend or mid-week stay glamping or camping, our cyclist-friendly Edinburgh campsite Drummohr Camping and Glamping Site is an ideal base for a cycling-friendly holiday. Our cyclist-friendly campsite near Edinburgh offers a range of accommodation and amenities to help make your stay more comfortable. 

  • Bus and train public transport easily accessible from the site into Edinburgh and along the East Lothian coast
  • Backpackers pitches
  • Single glamping pods with electric
  • Somewhere warm and dry to hang wet clothing
  • Details of local cycle routes, and information on public transport to and from start/finish points along your chosen routes
  • Laundry on-site 
  • Many local Musselburgh takeaways deliver to the campsite if you are too tired to cook
  • Beautiful Edinburgh camping, easily accessible from the John Muir Way, the long-distance cycle and footpath that runs the length of the East Lothian coastline.

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East Lothian Cycleways

East Lothian is a wonderful county for cycling especially if you're a bit of a novice or want to go out on a leisurely cycle with the family whilst staying at our cyclist-friendly campsite. The routes are mainly flat and there is a lot of choice for tracks and paths away from the roads. 

  • The 134 John Muir Way from Dunbar to Helensburgh is suitable for walkers and cyclists and passes by Drummohr making us an ideal John Muir Way campsite near Edinburgh. 
  • For a circular route between Musselburgh, Prestonpans, Tranent, Cockenzie and Port Seton CLICK HERE. 
  • The Pencaitland Railway path is a great cycle ride. 
  • The Penicuick to Muselburgh cycle path passes the old Edinburgh to Peebles railway and you can follow the track from Musselburgh to Dalkeith (5 miles), Dalkeith through to Penicuick (10 miles) or Musselburgh to Edinburgh (5 miles).
  • The Go East Lothian trail starts and ends in North Berwick and at 39 miles is a perfect mountain or gravel bike day ride for all the family.

For a Cycling in East Lothian leaflet click HERE.

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National Cycle Routes in East Lothian

  • National Cycle Route 1 is part of the long-distance Coasts and Castles route spanning the United Kingdom, National Cycle Network Route 1 connects Midlothian to the Forth Road Bridge. Running through the heart of Edinburgh along traffic-free paths and quiet roads, Route 1 is both a vital commuting link and a great chance for the whole family to escape the bustle of Scotland's capital city.

  • National Cycle Route 76 traces the south banks of the Forth Estuary, connecting Edinburgh to Musselburgh and Haddington in the east. It continues westerly towards Stirling past Dalmeny Estate and Blackness Castle, instantly recognisable in the imposing shadows of the Forth Bridges.

  • National Cycle Route 196 is a mostly traffic-free route along leafy railway paths and quiet roads, connecting the market town of Haddington in East Lothian to Penicuik in Midlothian. Winding past the Glenkinchie Whisky Distillery and the famous Roslyn Chapel, the route also links to National Cycle Route 1 south of Edinburgh.