place Belfast, BT9 5PR
The Barnett Demesne mountain bike trails in Northern Ireland consist of green, blue and red graded trails alongside Ireland's first official purpose-built jump park boasting no less than 6 lines of mouth-watering table-tops, doubles and hip jumps, these trails tick all the right boxes!
The Barnett Demesne Jumps Park has been designed to suit mountain bikers searching for that all important adrenaline fix! With six lines of tempting jumps, berms and booters, this is the place to catch air for the very first time or flip and whip your way to X Games Gold! The jumps park contains features that are graded according to their size. These grades are indicated by large orange dots at the beginning of each jumps line.
Green Trail - 3.4km
This is a 3.4km (1.7km each way) linear mountain biking and walking trail accessible from the trailhead and Shaw’s Bridge Car Park. The trail itself runs parallel to the meandering River Lagan and is wide with gentle inclines, making it ideal for young families and those giving mountain biking a go for the very first time.
Blue Trail - 3.9km
This blue trail consists of tight, winding singletrack perfect for beginners with a bit more confidence right through to experienced riders. There are three red options off this trail which boast a number of more technical trail features including elevated boardwalk, log rides, berms, rock gardens, rollers and drops.
Red Trail Options - 1.5km
There are three red options off the main blue trail which boast a number of more technical trail features including elevated boardwalk, log rides, berms, rock gardens, rollers and drops.
Fanplastic will suit more experienced mountain bikers with a number of sweeping berms, double rollers and sections of elevated plastic boardwalk.
Serpentine is the longest red option on the trails and snakes its way through the demesne’s woodland on winding singletrack. Technical trail features include rock gardens, berms, drop offs and a short log ride thrown in to keep you on your toes.
Lose your Barnett can be directly linked with ‘Serpentine’ and is packed full of tight twists and turns as it winds up towards Malone House. Riders will be able to pick up speed on the berms and rollers on the short descent before rejoining the main blue trail.
Please note, the trailhead car park is open Mon - Thurs: 9.30am to 9pm, Fri: 9.30am to 5pm and Sat/Sun; 10am to 5pm.
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.
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