Mountain Biking in Exmoor, North Devon

Devon, specifically Exmoor, is a popular place for people to undertake the fast paced experience that is mountain biking. This is largely thanks to the terrain in the area which makes it so suitable.

Mountain Biking in Exmoor, North Devon | Highcliffe House B&B

For anyone considering coming to Exmoor to have a go at this activity a good starting place is having site of an ordinance survey map of the local area – this will give you information on the geography and put you in a better position for seeing where you might like to trek. Remember that Exmoor is a place which is full of beauty and natural habitats so when biking please respect this and stick to designated areas (which are normally bridleways etc.)

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Research some of the best routes and to get you started.  Consider the following:

* Lynton & the Valley of the Rocks.

* Porlock to Minehead Selworthy Beacon Route.

* Carhampton & Croydon Hill.

Mountain biking is fairly self-explanatory and needs no description or instructions. Be aware however that other people will be sharing this area (walkers, horse riders etc) so take appropriate action and slow your speed where necessary. A good tip is to also abide by the Countryside Code which covers a whole manner of issues.

In fact you will find that Exmoor has some of the most difficult routes. Enough to test anyone who is into the off road experience. Not only is this a plus point; what further enhances the experience is the scenery and openness of the area which is an attraction and ‘pull factor’ for all.

The pictures showing the terrain looking lovely, but why not come and see this for yourself?

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