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This hill-top woodland has stunning views across the surrounding countryside and some great, raw mountain bike trails for those who likes roots rocks and a little bit of mud.

The Revelation Trail. Eastridge Woods. ShropshireThe trails in this wood are built in partnership with the Eastridge Trail Partnership to internationally recognised standards.  If you want to dig trails get in touch with them on their Facebook Page  as unauthorised jumps and features will have to be removed.

The Revelation Trail - rated at the top end of the 'difficult' (red) range.

Downhill Trails - Student Champs and '98 DH rated 'severe' (black).

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

I had a lot of fun on the red route. By far the hardest red i have ever done! Lovely to go and get lost in the woods for an afternoon.

This is recommended

Moderate rider, 21/Jul/2017
4 Stars 4 Stars

Really tricky riding conditions with one section being regraded Black. Certainly not for the faint hearted but rewards are there. Advice is ride carefully and within your ability as this is certainly at the top end of Red!

RS, 9/Apr/2017

Lovely to have this on my doorstep to ride round on my horses. Lovely that the cyclistd, walkers & riders can enjoy the countryside together. Majority of cyclists are very considerate with horses. Slightly concerned regarding the volume of cyclists using the bridlepath at the moment (ride UK route) have had a few hairy moments despite being on a very sensible horse. I had a bike fly across the path in front of me shouting there was anothet cyclist behind! It's a narrow route from Snailbeach I've met a few cyclists going round blind bends very fast. The new trail that runs alongside this bit of the bridlepath makes for quite a hairy ride as the horses can't see the bikes but can hear them above them. Please can we horse riders and cyclists work together to make it a great place for all. It would be lovely to have a few more trails for horses off the hard tracks. Please Forestry Commission don't scrape the mud off the middle of the tracks, this makes the tracks rideable in summer.

Laura, 28/Jan/2017
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Last updated: 8th September 2018

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What's Here?

  • Mountain biking
  • Gradient (hard)
  • Horse riding
  • There is a Ride UK route which follows the forest road around the edge of this wood.
  • Parking
  • There is a small, free car park on the east side of the wood.
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OS Grid ref: SJ392028
Postcode: SY5 otp

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Nicola Cowell
Recreation Ranger
0300 0676977

Opening & Parking

There is a small, free car park on the east side of the wood.

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.