Green (easy) grade trail
Lodge trail - 2.5km (1 ½ miles) 15-30mins - This gentle ride takes you deep into little explored woodland on the Lanhydrock estate in Cornwall. Suitable for families and beginners the cycle trail is wide, well surfaced and has no challenging technical features. This trail is also suitable for trailers, tagalongs and disability bikes.
Blue (moderate) grade trails
Bazley's trail - 3km (2 miles) - with easy technical features.
Walter's trail - 1km (2/3 mile) - short technical single track - moderate gradients.
Hart trail - 1.5km (1 mile) - exciting single track - moderate gradients.
Timber trail - 1.5km (1 mile) - some short optional red grade sections.
Red (difficult) grade trails
The Saw Pit - 500m (1/3 mile) 5mins - Packed full of technical features and favouring skill over speed, the two Saw Pit trails are a great place to develop your trail riding skills. The trails head downhill alongside each other, allowing you and a friend to ride side-by-side and push your limits.
This is the perfect place to start your off-road cycling adventure in Cornwall, allowing you to practice and progress your skills. You'll find many of the features found on the cycle trails, including rollers, rocks and jumps. The skills area also includes a balance bike track, designed to control speed and improve the confidence of young cyclists.
Sponsors and partners
The work done to create our cycle trails was only made possible due to the support from our generous sponsors and partners Lanhydrock golf club, Callestick farm ice cream and Clive Mitchell cycles.
Our cycle hire has bikes for all ages and abilities and you can hire for a half or a full day. Helmets are free when hiring a bike. We are open every day 9.30am-5pm. Last cycle hire at 3pm. Booking in advance is essential during school holidays.
Call 01208 265975 for more details or to book.
You're sure to build up an appetite with all this exercise so pop into the friendly Park Café, which is situated near the car park, where you'll find a range of hot food, snacks and drinks.
If the kids have any energy left after their bike ride they can blow off even more steam in the new adventure playground which is located near the Park Café and the car park.
What you had to say
'Excellent day out. Trails are great for the whole family and plenty of them.' Kerry Lake
'Fantastic. Well done to all those involved. Just had my first ride on the trails, it won't be my last.' Tim Linter
'Just been to check out the new Lanhydrock cycle trails, supper impressed, another great venue to get some miles in.' Jay Williamson
'We have now ridden all the trails - our verdict is these trails have to be some of the coolest in the country.' Bike Cornwall