Mountain Biking

Northumberland Mountain Biking

The rugged landscape and challenging terrain means Northumberland is a mountain-biker’s paradise.

The county has a growing reputation in mountain biking circles. Kielder Water & Forest Park boasts some of the best single-track trails in the UK with breathtaking views.

Trail Guide

There are over 125km of nationally graded self guided Cycle Trails in the Kielder Water and Forest Park. All the trails have been overhauled and re-waymarked.  Routes are given a grading according to their difficulty.

Learn about the National Trail Grading System.

Mountain Bike Hire

The Bike Place have bikes suited to all the various nationally graded types of riding in Kielder. Whether you are out for a leisurely ride along the Lakeside Way or keen to test your skills on the more technical trails in the forest.

  • The bikes are maintained to a very high standard; cleaned and checked after every hire to ensure you get the best possible experience when hiring a bike.
  • Wealth of experience catering for larger groups and can offer a delivery and collection service – please call on 01434 250457 for details.
  • If you wish to explore the North East’s longer cycle routes (e.g. Hadrians Cycle Path, Coast and Castles, C2C, Reivers Route, Pennine Cycle Way), delivery and collection can be arranged to fit in with your trip.

For further information please contact The Bike Place on 01434 250457

Or their website at