The Yorkshire Dales and the Lake Distract grew closer in 2016, which means these five rides are now protected by National Park status.
Cracking singletrack and out-there adventure riding. Yorkshire mountain bike routes in The Dales, the South Pennines, the Peak District and West Yorkshire.
This Houndkirk and Stanage route takes you to some classic viewpoints, while avoiding too much mud, making this a great year-round route.
Stake Pass is brutal, intimidating, and downright hard, Stake Pass is also rewarding, fun to ride (when you’re not pushing) and achingly beautiful.
Here's an all-weather route in the Lakes that you may not have heard of - Claife Heights on the west side of Lake Windermere.
This one is BIG Dark Peak route. But there’s a very long section of cycle path that will get the average up. Nevertheless, it needs…
This route has a classic Dark Peak feel to it that belies its proximity to the sprawling metropolis of Greater Manchester. Distance: 25km (16 miles).
If you want to get some good riding in this winter, don’t limit yourself to trail centres — there are plenty of natural winter wonders…
The Sandstone Way is a something new — the UK’s first signposted long-distance mountain-bike specific route. Deep in Northumberland, it describes 120 miles of largely…
Yorkshire Dales, the land of caves and waterfalls. Famed for its flat-topped Three Peaks, and idyllic limestone pavements, it is way too often overlooked by…
According to Benji Haworth, West Yorkshire is the best county for mountain biking in the whole of the UK. Here's a classic Calderdale route.
Free GPS route for November's Britain's Best Singletrack route around the Trough of Bowland
Grizedale, in the Lakes, is more than just a great trail centre: go off-piste and there's an amazing web of natural singletrack you can work…
Escape the crowds with this classic Cumbrian route
Possibly the definitive Peak route, blending singletrack, technical sections and some fantastic views. While there’s some debate about the best way to approach this route…
This Blanchland route here is a mecca for soulful, moortop, mud-in-your-eye mountain biking that’s as good as anywhere in the world.
Download the .gpx file for Nan Bield, one of the Lake District's best mountain bike routes.
One of England's great rides: start at Patterdale, climb the Helvellyn ridge then descend Sticks Pass
Try this classic Swaledale route from the October issue of MBR
Check out this great mountain bike route taking in Ullswater and Boredale Hause in the Lake District