Get Outdoors Weekend
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Mountain Bike Trail Tasters

Ideal for complete beginners, our tasters will provide a fun introduction to the fantastic sport of Mountain Biking on the new Castlewellan Trails.

Specific to adult beginners (no experience necessary) this session will cover bike choice, fitting/adjustment/maintenance and use (forest trails/pump track) followed by an intro to the trails and trail riding (starting with blue and then potentially red loop).

To provide adults with the knowledge, skills and confidence to undertake Mountain Biking on-going.


Sunday 21st September


Life Adventure Centre, Castlewellan

Session Times

09:30 to 12:30

Event Mainly Suited For


Fitness Level


Key Info
  • Ideal for complete beginners
  • Free mountain bike taster session
Bookings have now closed for this event.

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

Phone+44 44(0)2843770714

What to Bring

Comfortable neat fitting outdoor clothing including trainers/trail shoes - changing and shower facilities will be available so worth bringing a full change of clothes and a towel


Minimum 18 years

What's Included

Mountain Bike


Full Instruction

Changing and Shower Facilities

Complimentary Coffee

Meeting Point

Life Adventure Centre, The Grange Yard, The Forest Park, Castlewellan, County Down, BT31 9BU

Directions to Location

Located within the courtyard in Castlewellan Forest Park.