This Mountain Bike route lies just south of the Peak District, taking you on bridleways, rural lanes and the Churnet Valley Cycleway. Be aware that parts of the route are on footpaths, so to stay legal please dismount on these … read more
The Midlands is a great area for Mountain Biking and Off-Road cycling in general. It has the Peak District, the Shropshire Hills, dedicated trail centres like Cannock Chase as well as a network of canal paths and bridleways.
Cannock Chase is home to several dedicated Mountain Bike Trails including 3 leisure trails, 2 cross-country trails and several downhill trails. They are built and maintained by local volunteer group Chase Trails in partnership with the Forestry Commission. The trails … read more
This Mountain Bike route is almost all off-road and uses long stretches of the Biddulph Valley Way and Canal towpaths. It includes some great views of the local countryside including Whitfield Valley Nature Reserve and Chatterley Whitfield Country Park. Parts … read more
This route uses canals, cycle lanes and bridleways to form an enjoyable cross-country Mountain Bike ride. Highlights of the ride include a fantastic woodland descent near Lightwood and off-road trails at Downs Banks.… read more
This is a pleasant off-road cycling route using some of the local canal paths and dedicated cycle lanes. Main features include the Etruria Industrial Museum, Westport Lake and of course Bathpool Park itself.… read more
This Mountain Bike route covers some of the best climbs and descents to be found at Hanchurch Woods. The ride starts on road and then continues on bridleways and fire roads… read more
This local route I ride quite regularly and although it’s relatively short, includes some pretty fast descents and challenging climbs. Another reason I like this Mountain Bike Route is because I believe it’s about 95% off-road!.… read more