Ae

Ae Overview

Ae, Scotland’s shortest village name is only 20 minutes from the M74 motorway in Dumfries and Galloway...

But ride its trails and you’ll think you’re in another world.

The Trails

With a superb variety of green, blue and red-graded trails, an extreme rated downhill section and skills area you could not want for more at Ae.

Ae Valley Route

A green-graded trail is aimed mainly at families. Taking you to a beautiful viewpoint overlooking the Water of Ae.

The Larch View Route

A blue-graded trail is suitable for those families looking to take in a little bit more of the forest.

Ae Line - Scottish Power Renewables Trail

Is a challenging red-graded ride with an aggressive freeride style. The highlight of the route is the final descent of Omega Man with its multiplicity of jumps.

The Shredder

Is perfect if downhill is more your thing. This orange-graded bike park is an entry level downhill track giving you a taste of everything.

Ae Downhill

This orange-graded park route provides a bigger challenge with its seriously gnarly rocky sections satisfying the most demanding of riders.

The Trails understanding trail grades

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Facilities

Catering

Ae Cafe - Selling hot/cold snacks and selection of refreshments.

From 9th March open 7days 10am - 5pm

For further info: phone 01387 860805

 

 

Parking

Car parking is available at the trail head and at the café. There is a pay and display machine at the café car park as well as at the Naze car park. Car parking costs £3 per day.

Toilets

Toilet and shower facilities are available at the café.

 

Bike Hire


Bike hire from Ae Cafe/Bike shop.

From 9th March Open 7days 10am - 5pm

Phone 01387 860805 for further details.

 

Ae Uplift service
For details of the uplift service, contact Tally on 07709 144 299, or see www.upliftscotland.com
Pre-booking is essential.

Trail Conditions

Current at 24th April 2015

Trails: Green and blue trails open, red open with diversion from Rab's Slippy One and orange closed for an event on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April.

Conditions:  Good.

Diversions: Red diversion from Rab's Slippy One for event.

More info: Contact the district office by email on dumfries&borders@forestry.gsi.gov.uk 

Please Note -

26 –27 June - Ae, Heathhall, Castle O’er, Bessie’s Hill, all trails (7stanes, walks, countryside trail) and forest closed for a rally


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