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Bodmin Beast blue cycling trail
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.7/5)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Length of trail:

12 kilometres

Trail is currently open


Trail description

The 12km Bodmin Beast blue (moderate) grade cycle trail aims to set the benchmark for singletrack trails in Cornwall. Suitable for cyclists with a moderate level of off-road experience and keen mountain bikers, this exciting trail explores the wooded slopes of the Cardinham Valley. You will encounter a number of technical climbs and descents, snaking single track trail and features such as tight bermed corners, small step downs, rollers and table tops. All features can be rolled over at a moderate speed. The trail is exposed to steep unfenced side slopes in places.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Loved the day out at Cardinham. We found the trail to be exactly the right balance of challenge and cruise. In fact it was a shame it was over so quickly! The Beast is highly recommended. Big thanks to the FC. We'll definitely be back for more.

Dave Patrick, 28/Jul/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

Excellent riding. I'm moderately good and found these trails fast and fun. The wife - not so good -also thought they were fab!

Red Rum, 2/Jul/2017
4 Stars 4 Stars

Great cycle along the Bodmin Beast trail. Only issue was almost unable to pay for parking as the machines would not take the new pound coins!!

Almost meant we had to leave as quickly as we arrived.

James Garland , 23/Apr/2017

Glad to hear you enjoyed the Bodmin beast! We are very sorry to hear about this. We are working on upgrading our car parking machines and hope to have this issue resolved as quickly as possible.

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