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Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Difficult

Length of trail:

approximately 11.5 miles

Trail is currently open

Open with a diversion in place

Trail Map of Hopton Woods

 

Trail description

Serious climbs, sweeping descents and a bit of rooty downhill the Pearce XC offers an excellent ride for proficient mountain bikers.

Hopton view from seed orchard climb, Pearce XC trail, autumn, Hopton Woods, MarchesHopton stream, crossing Pearce XC trail, Hopton Woods, Marches

 

 

 

 

 

This trail is largely unsurfaced, expect conditions to change according to the weather and the season.

Warm Up on the Qualifier

The qualifier loop runs close to the car park and is a great way to get warmed up and tweak your bike before heading into the wood proper.

 

 

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Fantastic fun. Climbs are good and challenging but they are exhausting if you brave a second lap. Rode well despite heavy recent rain.

Tom, 21/Aug/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

I was blown away at these fantastic red and black trails. So well thought out and maintained. Fast technical rolling swooping woodland single track definitely gets all those juices flowing. Best riding this side of Herefordshire and even more accessible than Nant yr Aran.

Jozephsky , 16/Jul/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

The more I ride it.... the more I love it..... :-)

MikeyMonkey, 23/Nov/2015
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Location

OS Grid ref: SO 355 784
Postcode: SY7 0QF

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Contact

Nicola Cowell
Recreation Ranger
0300 0676977
nicola.cowell@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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