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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 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.

 

What do other visitors say?

Very good, a great day out challenging but fun with my son I'm not meant to rhyme but do it all the time

Anonymous, 16/Feb/2017
4 Stars 4 Stars

for a blue trail it was very testing however it was amazing.2nd October 2016 :)

Elijah Fountain, 3/Oct/2016

Did this trail today with my son , loved it , quite challenging for inexperienced mountain bike riders. Pleased to get around unscathed

Mike Hammond, 6/Sep/2016
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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Gradient (moderate)

Location

OS Grid ref: SO 624 114

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Contact

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