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Cycling in Haldon

Build up your skills on the pump track and skills area then head out to try our range of bike trails around the forest.


Challenge Trail
  • Moderate
A great confidence builder when moving on from the Discovery Trail. Start on the short loop and build up your stamina by adding on the long loop.
Discovery Trail
  • Easy
A great all-ability trail, with fun features for children with regular resting points, that takes in some stunning views over Exeter and Dartmoor. This trail is suitable for walkers and beginner cyclists.
Ridge Ride Extreme
  • Severe
Accessed from the Ridge Ride Trail, this is an optional technical loop that is more demanding than the previous sections of the Ridge Ride Trail.
Ridge Ride Trail
  • Hard
This is a technical, fast and flowing trail with tight corners and lively descents to test your reflexes.
Skills Area & Pump Loop
  • Moderate
These areas are purpose-built to help cyclists develop new off-road skills, with numerous features for all abilities, located either side of the gateway car park. Suitable for novice to advance riders.