Scotland is full of dramatic landscapes and cultural cities. Scotland offers both a great nightlife as well as many daytime adventures. It is the perfect place for nature lovers, people come from far and wide. To cycle, trek, horse ride, mountain bike and motorcycle. This is a country that the team here at WeBuyAnyBike, the UK’s leading motorbike trader know and love all too well! We buy plenty of bikes in Scotland on a weekly basis.
Scotland is perhaps most famous for its wealth of historical sites. Which makes for incredible tourist attractions. There are loads of events, festivals and cultural activities going on here all year around. Scotland is a beautiful place built on creativity, energy and warm people.
Tourism is one of Scotland’s most lucrative industries, people come from all over to experience the natural beauty.
There is an amazing motorcycle culture in Scotland. It is full of great biker cafes, events and accommodations.
Cafes and Pubs
This is an independently owned country pub. The Leadburn have a great selection of draught beers and lagers to hand. As well as a selection of great wines. They locally source all their foods and produce a lovely seasonal menu. There is also a separate cafe area serving home baked treats.
Bikers often stay at this venue. It’s perfectly located for touring around Scotland offering two cosy, boutique bedrooms. There is a really popular bike night held here every Thursday from 6 pm. With an extra big one on the 1st Thursday of each month.
Bikers Cove is possibly one of the most popular of the hangouts. It is known as an extremely welcoming biker spot. It is a cafe but not in the typical sense. The Biker Cove is an outdoor space. They hold regular events and fundraising fun days.
As well as the cafe there is a small second-hand bike store inside to have a look around in. You will definitely find some sort of bargain in there!
Rock fans everywhere love this venue, it has been going since 1987. You can listen to all of your favourite rock music of all ages here. They offer free wifi and amazing food. Bikers love heading to here in the afternoons, which usually turn into crazy nights!
This year the Victory Rally is on 20th-22nd May in Aberdeenshire… It is full of bike fun! The rally involves Best Bike competitions. As well as stalls, raffles, bands playing and disco’s held on Friday and Saturday nights. Camping included. If you don’t fancy camping, some nearby hotels which offer discounted rates. So you would need to contact them directly.
Money raised will go to Legion Scotland’s Voices for Veterans.
Yorkhill Easter Egg Run
This is one of Scotland’s largest motorcycle runs. Involving thousands of motorcycles, trikes and scooters take to a mile of the streets of Glasgow. All in aid of raising funds for Yorkhill Children’s Charity.
2016’s bike procession started at Greendyke Street. It ended at Ogilvie Car Park by the Royal Hospital for Children. The event has been going for over three decades, attracting thousands of bikers and spectators. If you are planning a trip to Scotland, this event is definitely worth scheduling in.
This years event was run over the 29th & 30th April 2016 at Kinlochleven, Scotland. It was organised by Edinburgh & District Motor Club. It was run with ‘non-stop’ rules. A bit of the course is on the public highway. So all riders must have a full drivers license. This is a really great rally and you should keep an eye on its upcoming dates!
Scotland Rally BMF
This year the event is from 23rd – 25th September at Stair Arms Hotel, Midlothian. It is £14 to attend, with a limit of 500 places. Throughout the rally there are fun activities, ride out and live music!
Suggested Motorcycle Route
West Highland Tour – Oyne – Fort William – Drymen
This is an amazing route which takes you through the Cairngorms National Park, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. The roads are incredible and the scenery is even better! A full day riding, with a load of cafe and lunch spots along the way: