Mountain biking

There are tonnes of amazing rides right from the cottages.

We hope to help you make the most of your time by providing some choice route selections for you, but please bear with us whilst we curate this information!

Short MTB loop from the cottages - 13km

A short-ish loop from the cottages. 1.5 hours at an average pace. Steady and not hyper-technical with a fun descent back to the Monsal Trail at the end.

If you'd like a GPX, then here you go;

Edale/Dark Peak MTB loop - 25km

This mega-classic loop includes a couple of the finest Peak District climbs and descents. There are good cafes in Edale. 3-4 hours

For the GPX;

Cheedale/Wye Loop - 23km

A longer loop directly from the cottages. Follow this one clockwise. 23km. 880m of ascent. Steady and nothing too technical. 3 hours.

If you'd like a GPX, then here you go;

Loop from Eighteen Bikes in Hope (includes The Beast) - 33km

This excellent loop starts and finishes in Hope, which means you can pay a visit to the guys at Eighteen Bikes - the best bike shop in the Peaks. The loop climbs steadily up to Hope Cross before diving down to and then circumnavigating the reservoir. Includes some amazing climbs and descents. Fast and technical in parts, one of the best! Enjoy!

Here's a GPX;