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XC fire road loop — Haldon Forest MTB trails

XC fire road loop — Haldon Forest MTB trails

17.4 mi
7.1 mph
1,650 ft
1,650 ft
Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.


More information

Includes a segment in which cycling is not permitted

You'll need to dismount and push your bike.

59 yd in total

Includes a very steep uphill segment

You may need to push your bike.

217 yd in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
0.70 mi

St Andrew's Lane Descent

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

3.47 mi

Fantastic gravel forest roads

Bike Touring Highlight

9.49 mi

The Ridge Cafe, Haldon Forest

Mountain Biking Highlight

9.61 mi

Haldon Forest MTB skills park

Mountain Biking Highlight

10.0 mi

Ridge Ride (red) views

Mountain Biking Highlight

10.9 mi

Haldon Belvedere

Mountain Biking Highlight

13.2 mi

Ridge Ride to the fire road blast

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

17.4 mi



Tour Profile


Singletrack: 3.86 mi
Path: 7.48 mi
Cycleway: 0.36 mi
Street: 0.47 mi
Road: 5.26 mi


Natural: 0.40 mi
Unpaved: 7.30 mi
Gravel: 3.60 mi
Paved: 2.30 mi
Asphalt: 3.31 mi
Unknown: 0.50 mi

Weather Forecast


planned a mountain bike ride.

December 14, 2020


  • This cross-country (XC) style loop is a great alternative to the waymarked trails at Haldon Forest Park, taking in some gravel fire roads and bridleways as well as a visit to Belvedere Castle, a well-known local landmark.


    Unlike the other Tours in this Collection, this Tour starts in the village of Kenn

    December 25, 2020

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