Skills areas are a great place to learn the basics of mountain biking in a safe and progressive environment.
Bellsmyre Mountain Bike Trails are located in the North East of Dumbarton in Scotland and are a perfect place to test and hone your bike handling skills.
Bickerstaffe Cycle Track is a new mountain bike facility, which runs through Jubilee Woods (Bickerstaffe Colliery) near by the village of Bickerstaffe in Lancashire.
Kielder Castle mountain bike facilities, skills area and bike park at kielder Water and Forest, Northumberland, North East England.
Cuningar Loop Mountain Bike Skills park on River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland offers four tracks including a balance track, beginners track and pump track.
German Woods, near Croydon is a fairly small area for Mountain Bikers, with a few pumps, drops, berms, a bowl and a few doubles.
Haldon Forest Mountain Bike Skills area and pump track is intended to help you develop and practice your riding technique.
Heeley Millennium Park Mountain Bike Track consists of a short technical single track mountain bike trail and a pump track located in Sheffield in South Yorkshire.