Skip to main content

Most of our visitor centres, car parks and mountain bike trails are now open. Check what’s open near you before you travel and enjoy your visit safely.

Follow these tips to stay safe when cycling.


Don't rely on others

  • Can you get home safely?
  • Carry the right equipment and know how to use it.

For your own safety:

  • Always wear the right safety clothing - at least a helmet and gloves.
  • Only cycle within your abilities.
  • Only tackle jumps and other challenges if you are sure you can do them - have a look first.
  • Train properly, especially for difficult and technical routes.

On and off road

  • Expect the unexpected - watch out for other visitors.
  • For your own and others' safety always follow warning signs and any advice you are given.
  • If a vehicle is loading timber, stop and wait for the driver to let you pass safely.

Cycle carefully and please do come back soon.

For more on safe mountain biking see: Your safety

Our website uses cookies.
We use cookies that are essential for the site to work. We also use non-essential cookies to help us improve our website. Any data collected is anonymised. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about cookies and the options available.