Danny Hart’s Descend Mountain Bike Park accommodates everyone from beginners to full on professional athletes. We also have dedicated staff on site to assist and provide you with a professional service.
Danny Hart’s Descend bike park offers 5 main downhill tracks from the top to mid way point, which then break out into 8 optional bottom sections. All top sections are fast following with optional routes offering green lanes/chicken runs. All bottom sections are very technical, with steep rock sections, drop offs, banked cornering with step downs. They include multiple lines/options.
The 4X track starts a 16ft roll in with a mechanical start gate followed by three table tops taking you into the first corner with optional inner/outer berms. It then goes into jump, into bowl, into large table top with two landings. Then it goes into a optional rhythm section, into flat corner, options are Ski jump or gap jump into step up into 2 table tops then step up then large table top then optional large ski/gap jump or optional doubles that can be rolled. Lastly into steep banked corner with inner/outer berms into large step up with optional triple/double gap jump or ski jump/gap into the finish.
Entry to the Downhill and the 4X tracks cost £7.00, if you require our uplift service the price is £25.00 (per person) for the day with park entry included. Uplifts are run by our dedicated staff on a weekly basis, bookings for uplifts are made in advance by sending a message to our inbox OR texting/calling Sue on 07882972982 followed by the date you wish to ride, the name of the rider(s) and a contact number, all uplifts days are based on 5 rider minimum, using mini-buses and 2x 16 bike trailers (individual racking) we offer a efficient and 99% damage free service Starting approximately 10am (signing on from 9.30am)– 6 runs then a 40 minute dinner and then 6 more runs. Finish approx 4pm. It is an easy 2 min roll from the bottom of the finish area to the uplift pick up point. Drop off point at the top of the track gives direct access to the main DH courses. Please note: contact will be made if the 5 rider minimum is not achieved for the uplifts.
Hamsterley, Witton-le Wear, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, and Durham are the nearest towns or villages. OS Grid Reference: NZ092312 Turn right in Hamsterley village following the brown tourist signs, turn left in hamlet of Bedburn to enter the forest and access the forest drive(£3 toll fee). The visitor centre is located at the bottom of the hill on the right.
Published: 22 December 2016
Have you ever wanted the chance to compare your time against the top UK pros, and the 2016 World Champion Danny Hart?
Published: 10 October 2016
Two time UCI Downhill MTB World Champion Danny Hart is pleased to announce he has taken ownership of the Descend bike Park in Hamsterley.
Please note: Distance is calculated as air distance or "as the crow flies" the most direct route between two points, so the distance by road maybe slightly longer.
From: £15.00(10.7 miles)
From: £35.00 Per Person Per Night(18.8 miles)
From: £50.00 Per Person Per Night(22.5 miles)
From: £39.00 Per Person Per Night(43.4 miles)
From: £45.00 Per Person Per Night(48.8 miles)
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