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 Newcastleton serves up a brilliant Blue Route and a riotous Red Route. Village based trailhead with great facilities and bike hire close by.
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Forestry Commission Scotland is to carry out work next month to improve access to the entrance of Dalbeattie Town Wood’s popular walking trails.
The work, which involves landscaping and redesigning the start of the forest trails, is to be carried out from February 2nd - 22nd.
iBikeRide are happy to announce the Top UK Trails and Bike Parks of 2014 as decided by the UK riding public.
Glentress one of the 7stanes in Scotland takes the iBikeRide Trail of the Year crown for 2014 in first place, closely followed by new entrants to the MTB world BikePark Wales who take second. Afan Forest in Wales take third.
Scotland one of world’s best mountain biking destinations.
A combination of the “Danny MacAskill effect” and the major biking events in 2015 means the future is looking bright for cycling in Scotland, according to the national tourism organisation.
Forestry Commission Scotland has appointed Churchill Catering Ltd to run the café services at Kirroughtree visitor centre.
Churchill will start early in 2015 and were the successful bidders after an open tendering process took place.
Tourism in Galloway Forest Park is set for a boost with the opening of state-of-the-art visitor centres.
Forestry Commission Scotland has invested £4.5 million to create a brand new complex at Kirroughtree, a totally modernised centre at Clatteringshaws and an upgraded centre at Glentrool.
Local businesses are working with the Commission to provide services within the centres.
Following earlier public consultations, Forestry Commission Scotland is holding a follow up drop-in day to gather comments on the proposed forest design for an area of land called Nether Horsburgh.
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