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Have a Go Mountain Biking in Davagh Forest

Explore Davagh Forest's new mountain bike trails with this unique opportunity to avail of FREE bike hire on Saturday 20th September.

Davagh Forest is located in the heart of the Sperrin Mountains and offers exciting cross-country mountain biking trails with a number of hair raising rock features thrown in for good measure.

Families and beginners can start off on Davagh’s gentle green mountain bike trail or enjoy the faster flowing blue trail which includes some more technical options for those with a bit more confidence. The red trail at Davagh Forest is suitable for those with good off-road riding skills and starts with a long steady climb before opening up fabulous views, exhilarating descents and some extreme slab features.

Day

Saturday 20th September

Location

Davagh Forest

Session Times

Session 1 - 10:00 to 12:30

Session 2 - 13:00 to 16:00

Event Mainly Suited For

Adults

Fitness Level

Moderate

Key Info
  • FREE Bike Hire
  • Explore Davagh Forest's New Mountain Bike Trails
  • Suitable for everyone
Bookings have now closed for this event.

Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Cookstown District Council if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 44(0)28 8676 9949
Emailtic@cookstown.gov.uk

What to Bring

Please wear comfortable outdoor clothing.

Suitability

This event is suitable for complete beginners including families as well as regular mountain bikers.

What's Included

Free bike hire

Meeting Point

Davagh Forest Trail Head Carpark

Directions to Location

Located approximately 50 miles from Belfast, Davagh Forest is signposted off the A505 Cookstown to Omagh Road at Dunnamore.

If travelling from Draperstown, take the B47 through the village of Straw before bearing left on the Sixtowns Road. Turn left on the Davagh Road signed East Sperrins Scenic Route and after 3 miles the trailhead will be on your left hand side.

Trailhead Postcode: BT79 8JH