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Mountain Biking in Glenshee

Explore the Cairngorm national park's downhill biking trails and steep berms for mountain bike enthusiasts and adrenaline seekers.

Weave your way around 23km of Glenshee's nature and gravel terrain with Mountain Biking at Glenshee Ski Centre. Enjoy 360 views of Glenshee's finest land during a morning up-lift with their Cairnwell Chair, taking you to the top of the Cairnwell Mountain ready to take on a range of challenging trails and fun downhill tracks. Or why not race your friends to the top and test your dynamic skills on the down. 

Glenshee offer's Single track biking trails for a wide range of abilities and levels. From black trails with tabletops for the more experienced riders who love fast turns, drop-off's and tearing up berms to red and blue runs for those who are new to the sport and looking to develop their skills on the more introductory trails.

Mountain biking, as a sport has become increasily popular in Scotland for biking enthusiasts, outdoor adventurers, and adrenaline seekers throughout the UK who flock to Glenshee to experience the variety of terrain and to improve their skill and technique. This extreme sport has rapidly become the new sport obsession for Scotland in the Summer months and what a Natural playground we have right here in the Cairngorm National Park!

Check out our neighbours at Glenshee Ski Centre for more information on their Summer Activities.

Summer at Glenshee Ski Centre



You can also view Trail Forks website for Glenshee's trails here.

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If you are booking a Mountain Biking Trip or Biking Weekend in Scotland, our glamping pods and shepherd huts offer the ideal accommodation for families or a group of friends looking to try out Scotland's Mountain biking scene. Our drying space and wash basins located at the shower block means you can dry off any biking kit or equipment whilst utilising our spaceous, hot shower's with individual shower rooms for privacy and a little luxury after a hard day exploring our Scottish Mountains. 

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Biking Events in Glenshee

Throughout the Summer 2023 there are various mountain biking, road cycling and long distance biking events taking place in Glenshee and across Perthshire. 

Gran Fondo

4th August 2023

The main event of the most prestigious amateur road cycling championships in the world. And it will be passing our door step here in Glenshee.
Cyclists will ride through some of Scotland’s beautiful scenery - through Glens and pass lochs, so why not cheer them on as they pass by and offer them some encouragment as well as being a part of the atmosphere and excitement of this racing event.

Babble Ride Across Britain

7th - 15th September 2023

The Ride Across Britain is back for 2023 and a cycling event where thousands of riders travel from Land's End to John O'Groats on two wheels, covering 980 miles of beautiful landscape. Split into several stages, there are various points in which participants can join the Ride Across Britain or where spectators can offer support, encouragement or even volenteer. 

The Scottish route takes riders through remote areas of mainland UK and right past our door here at Glenshee, traveling from Edinbrugh to Strathdon via the Caringorm National park and along the Old Milarty Road here in Glenshee. 

If you are spectating, participating or volunteering for Stage 7, you may be looking for convenient accommodation near by, here at Glenshee Glamping we offer affordable and comfortable glamping pods for those taking part in the Babble Ride Across Britain. 

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Friendly owners, beautiful location and we loved the animals! Great showers / toilets and having use of the very well equipped Bothy for cooking and hanging out in when it's raining makes camping here a great experience. Will definitely be back.

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