Leigh Woods Mountain Bike Trails
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Nearest Town: Bristol   

Leigh Woods Mountain Bike trails located two miles from Bristol city centre includes the blue graded Yer Tiz mountain bike trail and the Keener Skills Loop. Read more

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The Yer Tiz mountain bike trail in Leigh Woods was completed in late December 2011 and is a ‘moderate’ Blue grade narrow and engaging trail weaving it’s way through the woodland.

The trail features berms (banked corners), rollers (bumps) and drops and climbs, requiring a mountain bike but suitable for relative novices to off-road cycling.

In places the trail splits for a short distance, giving an option of a more difficult challenge in the form of the ‘difficult’ Red grade Gert Lush Trail. Narrow and technical, it is only suitable for experienced off-road cyclists. A great ‘taster’ of a Red grade trail.

The Keener Skills Loop is graded ‘moderate’ Blue along its main route and includes features such as small drops, rock gardens and rollers to progress your riding ability. Along the loop you can divert onto more difficult features once you are confident. Develop your riding by building up to riding new features once you are ready.

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Nearest Town: Bristol
Website: www.forestry.gov.uk
Grid Ref: ST553741

Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 8.0000 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 7.7500 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 7.7500 out of 10
Facilities
Facilities 7.0000 out of 10
Location
Location 8.2500 out of 10

"Good ride"
Review by: Mark-G on 14 October 2012


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There are three entrances to Leigh Woods: 1. from North Road, 2. from the Forestry Commission Road off the A369, ½ mile east of Abbots Leigh village or 3. via the River Avon Trail about 2 miles north of the Clifton Suspension Bridge (although the latter requires a steep climb out of the valley).

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Last modified: 2018-05-24 07:53:37
Leigh Woods Mountain Bike Trails 3.9 out of 5 based on 4 ratings. 4 user reviews.

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