Routes

The Poppyscotland Sportive starts and finishes at Prestonpans Community Centre, taking riders through the stunning countryside of East Lothian and the Borders.

Three different routes provide a real challenge for riders of all abilities. Routes are available in downloadable GPX format or Garmin Connect.

Poppy Short 2020 Route – 47 miles

Perfect for the 1st time Sportive rider. Follow the beautiful and famous East Lothian Golf Coast Road and then into the hills via Gifford to test the legs.
Generally downhill from here back to the coast at Longniddry and to the finish.

 

For a detailed route map and to download a GPX file for your navigation device click here.

Check out the route in this video

 

Poppy Medium 2020 Route – 68 miles

A fairly tough ride awaits you after the flat ride out to North Berwick. Things kick upwards with a long climb up into the Lammermuirs and over the infamous ‘Rigg’. But then it’s pretty much downhill all the way back but with a couple of ‘testers’ on the way.

For a detailed route map and to download a GPX file for your navigation device click here.

Check out the route in this video

 

Poppy Long 2020 Route – 102 miles

A truly epic day in the saddle awaits after the flat ride out to North Berwick.  Up and over the Lammermuirs and down onto the delightfully quiet roads of the Scottish Borders.  Loop round by Chirnside before refuelling at Duns for the long haul back over the hills into East Lothian.

For a detailed route map and to download a GPX file for your navigation device click here.

 

Check out the route in this video

 

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