The best UK mountain bike venues with uplifts11 January 2018 | By billy1979
Looking to maximise your time on the bike doing what you love best, going downhill? Then here’s a list of our favourites to help you get some inspiration for your next uplift day.
There are plenty of uplift venues with hundreds of excellent downhill and enduro mountain bike trails, perfect for a great day out on the bike. Most uplifts can be booked online immediately but some venues like Woody’s Bike Park and the Nevis Range are closed for winter.
Dyfi Bike Park
Nearest Town: Dyfi Bike Park
Dyfi Bike Park built by Dan Atherton has some of the most diverse mountain bike downhill tracks imaginable set in 650 acres of estate forest three miles north of Machynlleth.
Woody's Bike Park
Nearest Town: Fowey
Woodys Bike Park near Par in Cornwall is due open in the summer of 2017 weather permitting with everything from blue to double black uplifted graded trails.
Nevis Range Mountain Bike Trails
Nearest Town: Fort William
Nevis Range Mountain Bike Trail Centre situated just North of Fort William is made up five MTB trails offering a mix of Downhill and XC for all abilities.
Flyup 417 Mountain Bike Park
Nearest Town: Cheltenham
The 417 Project mountain bike park near Cheltenham is the biggest privately owned MTB facility in the UK offering a variety of riding disciplines within one venue.
Black Mountains Cycle Centre
Nearest Town: Abergavenny
Black Mountains Cycle Centre situated just five miles north of Abergavenny in Wales is a exciting new downhill mountain bike venue with some beautifully crafted trails.
Cwmcarn Mountain Bike Trail Centre
Nearest Town: Newport
Cwmcarn Mountain Bike centre consists of four main trails, the Twrch Red XC, the Cafall Red XC, the Y Mynydd DH track, Pedalhounds DH track and a pumptrack.
Forest of Dean Mountain Bike Trails
Nearest Town: Cannop
Forest of Dean is home to fantastic challenging singletrack, XC trails and downhill tracks along with all the facilites that make Cannop cycle centre great.
Bike Park Wales
Nearest Town: Merthyr Tydfil
Bike Park Wales is the UK's premier mountain bike park and is home to the UK's greatest and most diverse selection of all weather mountain bike trails.
Antur Stiniog Bike Park
Nearest Town: Blaenau Ffestiniog
Antur Stiniog DH & Freeride Centre based in Blaenau Ffestiniog is primarily a downhill and freeride centre and will provide a fantastic opportunity for bikers in North Wales.
Revolution Bike Park
Nearest Town: Llangynog
Revolution Bike Park located in North East Wales near Oswestry, and is an exciting new development for mountain bikers.
Gawton Mountain Bike Trails
Nearest Town: Tavistock
Gawton Downhill mountain bike trails near Tavistock, West Devon features four downhill tracks and an uplift service that is provided by FlyUp Downhill.