Whatever your experience as a cyclist, there’s bound to be a trail to suit at Lanhydrock. 10km of purpose built trails wind through the Lanhydrock Estate’s woodland, including a skills area, a cycle hire shop, Cafe and children’s play area. There are 3 grades of trails to choose from.
Green (easy) grade trail Lodge trail – 2.5km (1 ½ miles) 15-30mins
This gentle ride takes you deep into little explored woodland on the estate. Suitable for families and beginners the trail is wide, well surfaced and has no challenging technical features. This trail is also suitable for trailers, tagalongs and disability bikes.
Blue (moderate) grade trails
Bazley’s trail – 3km (2 miles) – with easy technical features.
Walter’s trail – 1km (2/3 mile) – short technical single track – moderate gradients.
Hart trail – 1.5km (1 mile) – exciting single track – moderate gradients.
Timber trail – 1.5km (1 mile) – some short optional red grade sections.
Red (difficult) grade trails
The Saw Pit – 500m (1/3 mile) 5mins
Packed full of technical features and favouring skill over speed, the two Saw Pit trails are a great place to develop your trail riding skills. The trails head downhill alongside each other, allowing you and a friend to ride side-by-side and push your limits.
This is the perfect place to start your off-road cycling adventure, allowing you to practice and progress your skills. You’ll find many of the features found on the cycle trails, including rollers, rocks and jumps. The skills area also includes a balance bike track, designed to control speed and improve the confidence of young cyclists.
Download a copy of Lanhydrock map before you come. It shows the location of the trails, cycle hire, café, adventure playground, toilets and visitor reception, so you can plan a full day of activities.
Find out more here.