Mountain bike breaks in Devon

We offer mountain bike breaks in East Devon throughout the year. Whether you come with your partner, family or as a group of friends, we will design rides to suit you.


The Riding

Designated an area of outstanding natural beauty, East Devon is known for its magnificent red cliffs on the Jurassic coast, its vivid green hills, ancient heathland and trees. It is also one of mountain biking’s best kept secrets.

From the Sid Valley to the Exe Estuary there is cross-country riding for beginner and intermediate mountain bikers. Gentle tracks and swooping singletrack vie with steep climbs and tricky descents. The jewel in the crown is the Pebblebed Heaths (also known as Woodbury Common) where Mountain Biking UK found “a huge amount of fun riding”.


Forget man-made berms and boardwalks at the trail centres. Instead, ride away from the crowds and let us show you the best trails, the ones that only a local knows how to find.


Women's Groups

While we welcome all riders, we are particularly keen on women's groups. We offer the best riding in the area with a focus on helping you to build your confidence on a bike:  giving tips and tricks to improve your skills, and techniques to manage the voice in your head that gets in the way! So why not get a group of together and head on down.

The Accommodation

We partner with Mazzard Farm for accommodation. It offers beautifully designed and well-equipped, holiday cottages. Surrounded by 17 acres of woodland, orchard and gardens, it is a haven of peace and tranquility, with great riding from the doorstep.

If you prefer a different type of accommodation, we can recommend places to meet your criteria and price.

Your Guide

Cathy Debenham has been mountain biking since 1995 and is a British Cycling accredited mountain bike leader. Click here to read more. She also offers one-to-one guiding.

To enquire please email us or phone 07786 440129

"Beautiful views, great tips on how to ride various terrains and handle the bike.

"To sum up - I would definitely recommend this weekend for anyone who loves mountain biking. Cathy is warm, friendly, fun and only too happy to make sure that you have a wonderful time whatever your ability." - Lorrayne B


Let us show you

the best tracks

in East Devon


Build your

confidence and enjoy your riding more


Get back on a bike with these gentle rides for women


Treat yourself to an energising weekend

in Sidmouth

mountain biking on Fire Beacon Hill, Sidmouth

Read  Cathy's

musings on

all things bike


The riding in Devon

is so beautiful 

- tempt yourself...

Keep in touch
Customer testimonials

"Thank you so much for a fabulous ride, I really enjoyed it! Looking forward to the next one already." - Ele H

"I didn't realise how much Woodbury had to offer. I Had a great evening and met some lovely ladies. - Sam V

Click here to read more testimonials.

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