Ae Forest Mounatin Bike Trail Centre offers a superb variety of green, blue and red-graded trails, an extreme rated downhill section and skills area for riders.
Car parking is available at the trail head and at the café. There is a pay and display machine at the café car park as well as at the Naze car park. Car parking costs £3 per day.
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Ae Forest lies close to Ae village, just off the A701 Dumfries to Moffat road.
Turn off the A701 at Ae Bridgend, following signs to Forest of Ae. You’ll reach Ae village after about 2 miles (3km). Turn right at the Forest of Ae sign at the crossroads just beyond the village, then follow signs to the car park at grid reference NX 984 894.
The mountain bike trails start at the Naze car park. To get there, go past the entrance to the main car park and continue along the road for about ½ mile (1km). Take the next left, signposted for 'Ae Valley car park', at grid reference NX 983 902. There’s also parking for horse boxes here.
Published: 4 April 2016
Despite the terrible conditions, the UK’s best riders took to the Scottish hills and got wild in the mud at Ae Forest for the opening round of the British Downhill Series.
Published: 23 October 2012
The building of a new windfarm in Ae Forest, near Dumfries, Scotland. Is to give an added boost for mountain bikers with around 4km of new trail being built.
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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