Cycling Yorkshire Dales, Ribble Valley and The Forest of Bowland

The best maps for the area are Ordnance Survey OL41 Forest of Bowland & Ribblesdale, Ordnance Survey OL2 Yorkshire Dales: S & W areas.

Gisburn Forest Mountain Bike Trails

Gisburn Forest Mountain Bike Trails (pdf)

Gisburn Forest Family cycle route leaflet (pdf)

Gisburn Forest Bike Trails (Tosside News June 2009)

Gisburn Mountain Bike Trails web site

Lower Gill Gisburn Forest

Gisburn Forest MTB Hully Gully

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Bike Hire web site web site

Leaflets produced by local tourist bodies in PDF format

Yorkshire Dales

The Roses Border Ride (pdf)

The Pennine Bridleway Settle Loop (pdf)

Getting Around the Yorkshire Dales using public transport (pdf)

Forest of Bowland

Salter Fell - Cross O'Greet Circuit (pdf)

Lancashire Mountain Biking (pdf)

Lancashire Cycleway Northern Loop (pdf)

Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley Villages (pdf)

Tour of Pendle Hill (pdf)

Please follow the Countryside Code (pdf)

Mountain Biking Code of Conduct (pdf)

MTB trails Cafe and visitor hub in Gisburn Forest

Gisburn forest has a large visitor hub. Situated at Stephen park at the heart of the forest this hub features cafe, large car park and toilets.

We have been actively involved in the development of the Gisburn MTB Trails on a volunteer basis Volunteering on the MTB trails (pdf)

Tour de France 2014

The world's greatest cycle race - the Tour de France - passed within a few miles of Lowergill on the 5th & 6th July 2014 It was the first time Le Tour has visited the north of England.

Gisburn Forest
Gisburn Forest

Cyclists Slaidburn

The Roses Round Cyclosportive is a tour of the Lancashire and Yorkshire countryside, taking place on Sunday June 12th 2011from Tosside village hall near Clitheroe, Lancashire. 2 routes available, the longer route approximately 75 miles whilst the shorter route is closer to 36 miles. This event is for anyone who enjoys challenging and scenic cycle routes and provides you with the ideal opportunity to explore the beauty of Lancashire and Yorkshire. For more information.

Open Adventure organise annual cycling events in the area

Public Transport

Railway: Long Preston (4.19mi, 6.75km)

Timetable Finder and Journey Planner

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