Mabie Overview

Mabie Forest, the original mountain biking venue in the south west of Scotland.

Mabie lies just a few miles south of Dumfries and caters for beginners right through to the most expert of riders.

The Trails

Mabie forest is strikingly beautiful and has something for everyone!


A skills area with different-graded trails gives a taste of Mabie riding for those new to the area or looing to move up a trail grade. It also includes a fantastic 300m freeride line with plenty of sections for you to practise your jumping technique.

Choose your trail from:

The green-graded Big Views and the blue-graded Woodhead loop

A great introduction to mountain biking and Mabie's striking surroundings.

The red-graded Phoenix Trail

A classic mountain bike route - great riding through mixed woodland and wonderful scenery.


The Trails understanding trail grades


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Refreshments available at Mabie House Hotel.


  1. Car parking is available at the trail head and costs £3 per day.


Toilet facilities are on site, near the trail head.

Bike Hire

Gorsebank Bike Hire, Dalbeattie (15 miles away)
(Open 7 days a week)

01556 610174 or 07814 501214 pre-booking advisable


Trail Conditions

Current at Fri 27th Nov 2015

Trails: All open  

Please note though: the Darkside Trail is all now permanently closed. 


Conditions: Wet, puddles in places.


Diversions: none.  


More Info:  Contact the district office by email on dumfries&

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