Symondsbury Estate Mountain Bike Trails
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Nearest Town: Bridport   

Symondsbury Estate has created an 8km XC loop trail around the Estate as well as an extreme riding facility in the form of a Mountain Bike Skills Park. Read more

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Symondsbury Bike Trail and Skills Park is near Bridport in Dorset. It opened at the beginning of August 2013.

It consists of an XC trail and a Skills Park Area with 4 Mini Trails and Jumps. The XC trail is open to the general public and the Bike Skills Park has a day rate and an annual membership and you will need to sign a disclaimer.

XC Bike Trail

The Symondsbury XC route is an 8km scenic trail with sea views, singletrack and rocky descents. The XC bike trail is free for all to use! Parking available behind Manor Yard.

Bike Skills Park

The Symondsbury bike skills park uses the Orange dot grading scheme. It is made up of four sections:

Jump Track - The Skills Area jump track has been built to suit bikers searching for an adrenaline fix! With two lines of tempting table-top jumps, this is the place to catch air for the very first time or show off your tricks to the gathered throng.

Wyld Quarry Trail - This trail has been engineered to be as close to natural as possible. This course winds around a disused quarry before you enter the Ammonite Drop - a 10 foot rock shute that launches you into a table-top jump combo. It leads directly into Shutes Copse Single Track, after a rocky braking zone.

Sloe Copse Single Track - A classic old-school hand-built single track that winds downhill through the copse into a series of berms and turns. Constructed by Matt Broom of West Wales Trails, using traditional course building methods. Can be combined with Wylde Quarry Trail to give a double length run brimming with features.

Flow Trail - A mini downhill trail constructed of machine-built berms, rollers and table tops. You have to nail each element cleanly to 'flow' your way to the end. This is a seriously technical ride but SO much fun!

4-cross Track - A four-on-four race track! There a three different routes for you to race to the bottom, over some jaw-dropping jumps, drop offs, tables and much more! There different routes are going to cater for both intermediate and advanced riders. Suspension is HIGHLY recomended! Estimated completion time: End of April 2014!

Other Info

Symondsbury Bike Skills Park is open Saturday & Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

Daily pass costs £5 and a annual pass cost £20.

Age 11+ (under 11 must be supervised by parent/guardian - no under 5's).

  • Parking Parking
  • Cafe Cafe
Nearest Town: Bridport
Website: www.symondsburyestate.co.uk
Sat Nav: DT6 6HG

Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 7.0000 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 8.0000 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 8.5000 out of 10
Facilities
Facilities 10.0000 out of 10
Location
Location 9.0000 out of 10

"Worth a visit. Lovely scenery."
Review by: AngusHenderson on 10 August 2016


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Trail Location

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The park is situated on Slows Copse hill and it is signposted on the road going in to Symondsbury.

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Last modified: 2018-06-14 08:08:34
Symondsbury Estate Mountain Bike Trails 4.3 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.

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