Routes

Here you can see all the Mountain Bike and Road Cycling Routes I have ridden. Click on any route to read more details, view the route map and download the GPX file.
Ellenhall

Ellenhall, Staffordshire

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This ride includes one of the best viewpoints in the area and lot’s of quiet rural lanes. There is one long steady climb after about 8.5 miles, but most of the route is relatively flat. The first 16.4 miles of … read more

Wybunbury, Cheshire / Staffordshire

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This is quite an easy, flat route using some nice quiet country lanes. It starts in Staffordshire but then crosses into Cheshire where the main loop of the ride takes place. Parts of the route use the Cheshire Cycleway… read more

Trent & Mersey Canal

Downs Banks, Staffordshire

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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

Hazelwood Road - views from the trail

Gradbach, Peak District

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This Mountain Bike route includes some demanding climbs and fast rocky descents so is only recommended for experienced mountain bikers. Please be warned some sections of the trails are covered with loose, large rocks,… read more

Bathpool Park, Staffordshire

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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

Hanchurch Woods, Staffordshire

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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

Exe Estuary Trail, Devon

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I’ve added this route to the Mountain Biking section but it could easily be ridden on a hybrid/gravel bike or even a road bike with 28mm+ tyres. The Exe Estuary Trail forms part of the National Cycle Network Route 2… read more