Q&A: Grant Ferguson, GB Mountain Biker

  • Grant racing in GB colours
  • Grant in race mode
  • Grant Ferguson
  • On the trail ... going fast

We were delighted to catch up with young Tweed Valley cycling star Grant Ferguson at the recent International Mountain Biking Conference at Peebles Hydro. He was kind enough to answer some questions about life on two wheels …


Why cycling – when did you realise it was what you wanted to do for a living?

I enjoyed riding the local trails and a lot of my friends would ride bikes. And then there were... Read more

Fun in the forest

  • The Tweed Valley Forest Festival has become a much-loved annual event
  • Tools of the trade
  • Inside the main ring
  • No-hand doughnut eating ...
  • Top tunes on Tweed Green, Peebles

It may have been a little wet and windy at times, but the recent Tweed Valley Forest Festival still got off to a fantastic start, with ghost walks, a wood market, food stalls, the annual Scottish Conker Championships and a Halloween Fun day all pulling in the crowds on the opening weekend.

Much of the action on the opening weekend of this 10-day festival was centred on Tweed Green in Peebles. This lovely site, set... Read more

Spooky Halloween at Traquair

  • Spooky Halloween at Traquair

And talking of events, things will soon be getting a little spooky over at Traquair House, with Historical Ghost Tours planned for the final two w/ends in October, plus a Halloween Fun Day on Sunday, 26 Oct. Come get spooked! Read more


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