The Wild West. A long forest road-based ride, fun routes for families/beginners and a great blue grade trail, all with stunning scenery. Seasonal café, bike hire can be arranged.
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Home to some of the best singletrack in the country (and McMoab!). Something for everyone with the seasonal café, bike hire and children's play area.
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Great rocky granite trails of all grades. Includes The Slab and other notable features.
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Magnificent flowing singletrack for all, and a ride on the dark side of the North Shore timber trail will test the expert rider. Café, bike shop & hire.
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A fine blend of family trails and rough & tough for for the more experienced rider. Includes a competition downhill course, featuring the infamous "Coffin Jump"!
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Probably the best biking centre in Britain. Everything from beginners' trails to extreme downhill. Café, bike shop & hire at Glentress.
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Close to the Scotland/England border and with shorter routes at all levels, this is a good introduction to the 7stanes. Bike hire close by.
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Compare and contrast - a quick guide to the 7stanes trails by trail grade to help you decide where to ride.
Trail grades are a general indication of difficulty. There are easier and more tricky options available within each grade. We've listed the trails in what we think is the order of difficulty, with the easiest trail first in the table and the most difficult trail listed last.
This should help you decide which trail to visit especially if you want to move up to the next level of riding. For more information on what the different grades mean, see the understanding trail grades page.
For a quick and easy overview of what is available at each of the 7stanes from trail grade to facilities download our 7stanes fact sheet.
Please note that the difficulty of these trails is subjective and so they are not listed in order of difficulty.
For more information on what the different grades mean, see the understanding trail grades page.
There's also information on the forestry commission your safety page.
Find more information on the Forest Cycling Code and information on Visitor Safety and Mountain Biking while on the National Forest Estate at the links above.
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