Mountain Bike Trails With Camping Facilities

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by T6180, 2 Sep 2019.

  1. T6180

    T6180 Senior Member VIP Member T6 Legend

    Ok, so I purchased a tent for the Rutland Water weekend, which included the better half saying the 'so when are you going to use that again then' comment.....

    I'm looking for recommendations for a decent mountain bike trail centre that allows camping, or a camp site within riding distance of the trail centre's

    Distance isn't an issue as I plan on going on the Friday and coming back the Sunday so at least I'll get a good days riding in on the Saturday

    Any help would be appreciated
  2. Whittle

    Whittle New Member

    Depends how far you want to travel but if South Wales is an option then glyncorrwg ponds or afan country park both have camping facilities and a big range of good trails.

    I have stayed at Glyncorrwg a number of times in the van.
    I think it’s about £5 per person per night.
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  3. T6180

    T6180 Senior Member VIP Member T6 Legend

    excellent, I'll take a look now :thumbsup:
  4. Whittle

    Whittle New Member

    Good stuff.
    You can actually ride between the two centres either along the old railway line or via the link part on the W2 route.

    W2 | Cognation
  5. teamfly

    teamfly Senior Member T6 Guru

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  6. T6 Owl

    T6 Owl Member

    Forest of Dean
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  7. RedUn

    RedUn Kombi... work in progress VIP Member T6 Guru

    North Wales and the Lakes have plenty of places!

    My fave place is whinlatter just a few miles north of penrith, I wouldn't want to ride to the start though its fairly hilly...!
    Last edited: 3 Sep 2019
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  8. Deaky

    Deaky On yer bike VCDS User Moderator VIP Member T6 Legend

    Springslade cafe on Cannock Chase has camping facilities, just a short ride to follow the dog or the monkey trail.
  9. tintim

    tintim Member VIP Member

    Llandegla? The team from MTB Meetup social group use this venue and nearby campsites each year. Haven't used myself but have been told the distance is very close. Not a bad trail center either!

    Coed Llandegla -
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  10. Scruffy

    Scruffy Senior Member T6 Guru

    Dalby forest, Stone Close campsite. You are literally in the middle of the routes, absolutely perfect IMO.
  11. T6180

    T6180 Senior Member VIP Member T6 Legend

    Hiya Deaky....I've done Cannock loads of times, looking for new places to try
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  12. Tony&Dawn

    Tony&Dawn Senior Member VIP Member T6 Guru

  13. dubber36

    dubber36 Senior Member VIP Member T6 Guru

    Have a look at The Station Inn / Blazing Bikes at Marshbrook, Shropshire. They have pods and camping very close to the Longmynd and are very much geared up for MTB.
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  14. Roadrunner

    Roadrunner Grape Yellow Beach VIP Member T6 Legend

    Fforest Fields, just ride out the campsite and head off up in the hill.
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