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Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Length of trail:

7 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

Mountain biking on the Verderers’ Trail

The highly rated Verderers’ trail, designed and built by Rowan Sorrell's 'Back on Track' team, is an exciting and adventurous trail for both intermediate and experienced cyclists on mountain bikes.

You’ll encounter a combination of different surfaces, narrow sections, moderate climbs, humps, flowing berms and undulating whoops. There are two shortcuts back to the cycle centre if you decide the trail is not suitable for you.

Take on the ‘Iron Chicken and ‘Blue String Pudding’ before the final descent of the trail which has received huge plaudits since its completion in the summer 2011. The trail overall gives a massive feeling of fun and riders complete the final downhill section with a huge grin. Feedback has been unanimously positive with rave reviews from both hardcore cyclists and those that have not ridden a bike for many years.

The Verderers’ trail is a 1 South West project. They have produced a map of the trail.

Before cycling the trail, why not try out the skills loop near the trail start? This can help you get a feel for your bike and develop your off-road technique.

Pedalabikeaway (shop, cafe, toilets, workshop and bike hire) are now closed on Wednesdays outside of school holidays until 17th February 2016.  Normal parking charges still apply on these days.

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

Rode the Verderers on Friday (18th September) and the work is complete. Contrary to some thoughts, I don't believe any changes have been made other than repair work (I may be wrong.....). It is still exhilerating and you will finish with the biggest of grins.

Gazlar, 19/Sep/2015
5 Stars 5 Stars

A fun and at times challenging trail. I was a little nervous about tackling the final red section but I loved it.

Anonymous, 25/Aug/2015
5 Stars 5 Stars

Did the trail today with my 8 year old son his first time on a 'proper' MTB trail great challenge for him which he loved even did the red section at the end, please don't change the end section it's great well done to all involved in creating the trail

Anonymous, 15/Aug/2015
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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Gradient (moderate)


OS Grid ref: SO 624 114

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