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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.

The trail has received huge plaudits and been one of the most popular trails in the country since its opening 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.

Before cycling the trail, why not try out one of the skills areas 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?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Well good loved it. Me and my 10 year old lad went round the family trail and thought we needed something a little more challenging, we found it with this trail. Will definitely be back.

Tom&Fraser Rose, 30/Dec/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

this was my first ever trail I have rode on and it was beautiful and amazing highly recommended.

Darren, 31/Oct/2017
4 Stars 4 Stars

Completed with my 9 yr old daughter in good conditions today. More challenging technically than we expected and more challenging than say the blue at Cannock, but shorter. Some areas are fast but quite bumpy on a hardtail, overall though, it's a great trail. Real achievement to finish it without having to push as some bits v narrow, rocky and steep. Well worth a try but harder than you may think!

Lefty, 30/Apr/2017
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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Gradient (moderate)


OS Grid ref: SO 624 114

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