Mountain Biking in the UK | TOAD Outdoor Activities

Mountain Biking

ALSO KNOWN AS:
  • MTB |
  • Downhill Biking |
  • Downhill MTB |
  • Off Road Biking |

Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is a great way to enjoy the UK’s countryside with limitless routes on an off-road bike.

Discover the best mountain bike trails to ride near you, whatever your level. Some routes offer families a fun way to experience the outdoors and the more thrilling descents and climbs reserved for more experience riders.

There are different types of mountain biking to suit all tastes and levels of experience:

  • DH (downhill) trails – Fast and  technically demanding downroute trails.
  • XC trails – Cross-country trails that includes both climbs and descents.
  • Easy trails – Enjoy an easy ride with family or friends.

…plus freeride, pump tracks, bike parks, dirt jumps and much more!

 

 

Pros

  • Faster and more exciting than walking
  • Enjoyable and accessible for all ages

Cons

  • Weather dependent
  • Steep hills can be hard work
  • Can be expensive

Training & Qualifications

No certification is required. Professional instruction is recommended to speed up your progress.

Gear

All you need is a bike and take to the hills. A helmet and additional body protection is advisable.

Front or full-suspension bikes offer a more comfortable ride for advanced rides, although these substantially increase the cost.

All Mountain Biking Providers

Select Activity

Select Location

Essex Outdoors
Harlow Centre for Outdoor Learning Burnt Mill Lane
Harlow, Essex
DISTANCE: 20.98 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Archery, Canoeing, Climbing, Climbing Wall, High Ropes Courses, Kayaking, Low Ropes, Mountain...
blank Purple Bike Shed
LookOut Centre
Bracknell, Berkshire
DISTANCE: 28.11 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Mountain Biking...
blank Adventure Lifesigns
The Granary Shoelands Farm
Farnham, Surrey
DISTANCE: 31.81 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Archery, Bushcraft Course, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Navigation Courses, Off Road Driving,...
blank Adventure Dolphin
Dolphin House Whitchurch Road
Reading, Berkshire
DISTANCE: 41.60 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Skiing, Climbing, Climbing Wall, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Orienteering...
blank Cambridge Sport Lakes
Milton Country Park Milton Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DISTANCE: 51.31 Miles
ACTIVITIES: BMX, Canoeing, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Rowing...
blank Cobnor Activities Centre
Cobnor Point Chidham
Chichester, West Sussex
DISTANCE: 57.92 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Canoeing, Climbing Wall, Dinghy Sailing, Kayaking, Low Ropes, Mountain Biking,...
blank Alton Cycle Hire
Alton Water Holbrook Road Stutton
Ipswich, Suffolk
DISTANCE: 62.69 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Mountain Biking...
blank New Forest Activities
Queens Mead Beaulieu
Brockenhurst, Hampshire
DISTANCE: 75.00 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Archery, Bushcraft Course, Canoeing, High Ropes Courses, Kayaking, Laser Combat, Mountain Biking,...
blank The New Forest Outdoor Centre
Minstead Manor Estate Emery Down
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
DISTANCE: 77.52 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Axe Throwing, Blindfold Driving, Bushcraft Course, Climbing, Climbing Wall,...
blank Tile Barn Outdoor Centre
Church Lane
Brockenhurst, Hampshire
DISTANCE: 79.20 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Archery, Climbing, High Ropes Courses, Kayaking, Low Ropes, Mountain Biking, Orienteering...
blank Forest Leisure Cycling
Burley Village Centre
Ringwood, Hampshire
DISTANCE: 83.26 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Mountain Biking...
blank Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre
Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre UK Youth
Christchurch, Dorset
DISTANCE: 85.49 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Assault Course, Bushcraft Course, Canoeing, Climbing, High Ropes Courses,...
blank Jersey Odyssey
Holmfield Avenue La Route des Genets St Brelade
DISTANCE: 94.58 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Banana Boat Rides, Bodyboarding, Skydiving, Surfing, Wakeboarding, Water Skiing, Windsurfing,...
blank Midland Cycle Hire
Forrell Green
Birmingham, West Midlands
DISTANCE: 99.34 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Tandem Biking, Mountain Biking, Road Cycling...
blank Brenscombe Outdoor Centre Ltd
Studland Road Corfe Castle
Wareham, Dorset
DISTANCE: 102.80 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Canoeing, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Climbing, Dragon Boat Racing, High Ropes...



Product Reviews

blank
SwissGear 1900 ScanSmart Laptop Backpack SwissGear produce great kit and the 199 ScanSmart laptop backpack doesn’t
blank
MPOW Wireless Headphones Performance on a number of levels that runners will appreciate. As you can see, they’re
blank
King Bike Road and Mountain Helmet - Hybrid Whether you’re
blank
Prowell F59 Cycle Helmet A great-looking, very comfortable helmet with good venting and visibility. [amazon
blank
Pearl Izumi The Pearl Izumi cycling shoe is classically-styled to make a statement, and technically designed to ensure an
blank
Cycleafer A good-looking, solid light with good features, at a good price. [amazon box="B077GYW7WX"
blank
Phoibos – PX005B It appears as if Phoibos set aside all pretence and hype, and invested in one primary concept –
blank
The Head Supershape Magnum are fast, can handle short carves and long carves and also are at a great price. [amazon
blank
Blueborn Boat Indika 2 Will exceed your expectations in all conditions... [amazon box="B00KEYWCB2"
blank
JT Elite Prime Goggle A basic mask with some great features that comes in at a very affordable price. [amazon
blank
Red Paddle - The Whip A very fun board to surf on and easy to take anywhere! [amazon box="B01LXQFY1M"
blank
Hurley Phantom Best Men's Full Wetsuits For
blank
Neil Pryde Ryde By Ollie Acton Buying a windsurfing sail is


Similar Activities

blank
Motocross
blank
Off Road Buggies
blank
Hiking
blank
Road Cycling