17 miles
Distance
1,722 ft
Climb
-1,722 ft
Descent
515 ft
High Point

A loop taking in the best of Bristol singletrack taking in the first half of Leigh Woods, down to Picnic Bench, can spend some time sessioning the trails here, before heading on to blue bell and garlic run, take the road route off to Abbots Poole for a short section of trail into the natural and challenging 50 acre wood, take the left fork at the end to sample the very short but steep downhill options, before heading off towards Belmont via wraxhall singletrack. Take the XC route or enjoy some of Bristols more gravity focused trails, head back along the road towards Ashton court for the quarry trail and the red graded supernova if you fancy before finishing off with the Beggars Bush singletrack.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Best of Bristol Singletrack mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    64 ft
  • Altitude start
    361 ft
  • Altitude end
    361 ft
  • Grade max
    -25.788%
  • Grade min
    29.158%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
372 | 1 comments | 4 faves
Oli Paton - Ashton Court, Bristol
Oli Paton - Ashton Court, Bristol
trail: Nova
0:48 | 42 | comments: 1 | favs:
Feb 14, 2018
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left from picnic bench
left from picnic bench
0:44 | 42 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 10, 2018
Joe McEwan - Starling
Joe McEwan - Starling
trail: Yer Tiz
4:24 | 4470 | comments: 3 | favs: 27
Nov 23, 2017
In the summer of 2017 Aspect media went to a shed at the end of a garden in Bristol and spent some time learning about Joe McEwan's life, his...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Super Nova
May 8, 2018 @ 4:10pm
May 8, 2018
Newly renovated by Pedal Progression and Architrail. Great job!
Wraxall Piece
Apr 22, 2018 @ 3:30am
Apr 22, 2018
Coming downhill when in Failand, you will sometimes encounter obstacles put intentionally to block the road and stop using the path. Although is not a walkers route. Just be mindful and careful.
Nova
Apr 1, 2018 @ 2:08pm
Apr 1, 2018
Huge puddles in some parts. Very wet trail at the moment.
Link to Picnic Bench
Dec 29, 2017 @ 2:28am
Dec 29, 2017
Very claggy and slippery - typical of the clay type trails
Yer Tiz
Nov 18, 2017 @ 7:50am
Nov 18, 2017
Great riding today.
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