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Not all holidays are made for quietly soaking up the ambience of somewhere new. Some of us crave a little more from life. We dream of leaving the ordinary behind and embracing the thrill of something new. Combining a dirt bike riding adventure with one of the UK’s untamed landscapes is gaining popularity. More of us are choosing to step away from the ordinary when we take a break.

Imagine conquering rugged trails and discovering hidden gems nestled amidst breathtaking scenery while perched on two knobbly tyres. It’s a far more memorable experience than touring in a bus and taking sterile snaps of the landscape through the window. A trail bike trek is a journey of exhilarating discovery. And guess what? More and more of us are choosing to spice up our breaks with this kind of adventure. The UK has the largest adventure tourism market in Europe. A massive 40% of us prefer sports and active breaks
The great news is, that there are loads of ways to plan an exciting holiday with thrills and exhilarating moments you’ll cherish. From all-inclusive breaks with pre-planned adventures to booking tailor-made sessions into a week off, the ways to create an adventurous dirt bike riding break are endless. Today, we’re diving into the allure of UK dirt bike riding, we’ll run our very own trail riding days past you along with some all-inclusive ideas to get your heart racing. Whichever you choose, you’re guaranteed a thrilling trail riding day experience in some of the UK’s most beautiful settings.

Discovering the best dirt bike trails in the UK

If you’re keen to rev up your adventure levels and explore the great outdoors on two wheels, where should you head to? The UK is full of great dirt bike trails, so the biggest challenge is choosing just one! Our country boasts thousands of miles of Green Lanes – BOATs and minor unsealed country roads begging to be explored on a trail bike trek.

Salisbury Plains for dirt biking escapades

This is a favourite spot for off-road adventures. Its rolling hills and expansive views, beckon you to conquer the wide-open spaces and marvel at the prehistoric landmarks. It’s easy to get lost in this landscape, literally, so choosing to explore with a knowledgeable guide is recommended. It’ll give you the chance to immerse yourself in history unhindered by reading maps as you navigate chalk trails and soak in the breathtaking scenery.

North Kent Downs adventure biking

If a contrasting terrain is more your style, the North Kent Downs is perfect. This space offers chalky trails and stunning views that promise adventure mixed with natural beauty. Although you’ll have excellent grip in dry conditions, it’s a challenging surface in wet weather. This combination makes it ideal for riders of all skill levels.

West Pennines cross-country rides

If rugged and unforgiving terrain is more your style, look no further than the West Pennines. Put yourself to the test as you navigate rocky paths and dense forests. You’ll experience the thrill of conquering demanding trails and be awed by the breathtaking views that the area is famous for.

Peak excitement in the Peak District

Of course, there’s also the Peak District, a favourite holiday spot for Brits and international holidaymakers. The UNESCO National Park is renowned for its lush green valleys and dramatic peaks. With trails winding through this natural playground, trial bike riders are treated to an unforgettable journey full of natural delights and heart-stopping challenges.

Whether you’re a beginner seeking gentle trails or a seasoned pro craving a challenge, the UK’s dirt bike trails offer something for everyone. Get ready to strap on your helmet, twist the throttle, and embark on an adrenaline-fueled trail bike trek through some of the most stunning landscapes the UK has to offer.

Create your own trail bike trek adventure

It’s simple enough to create your own adventure holiday built around dirt bike riding. Trail bike trekking offers a unique blend of excitement, challenge, and natural beauty. It’s an experience that beckons adventurers from all walks of life. All you need to do is find a great place to stay! Then book a trail riding experience for the time you’re away.

Creating a holiday like this gives you the freedom to take a break on your own terms. With Phoenix Trails you’ll get to explore some of the UK’s most breathtaking landscapes on two wheels. We provide all the equipment you need too. There’s no need to load the car or your motorcycle with a bunch of gear. Just bring your boots and we’ll do the rest to give you an unforgettable dirt bike experience. Whether you’re seeking gentle trails or rugged terrain, our trail riding days will suit your skill level and preferences.

Here’s what one of our previous trail riding enthusiasts had to say about a day out with us…

“We had a great day out with Justin and ‘the picker-upper’, Dennis.
Everything was there and ship shape when we arrived. Bikes in good nick. We had the minimum faff on the level two course and were out on the trails in no time. Justin was great as he could adapt what we did according to what we fancied and it never felt formulaic.
I’ll happily go back and asap.”

– Alwyn McMath, Trail rider with Phoenix Trails

Imagine spending a day navigating through the scenic beauty of the Pennines. Test your riding skills as you conquer rocky paths and dense forests. Or perhaps you prefer the wide-open spaces and historic landmarks of Salisbury Plains? Here you can immerse yourself in history while enjoying the thrill of off-road riding. Whichever it is, we’ll make sure your day is one you remember fondly. You’ll leave your everyday worries far behind!
But why stop there? If you’re keen on other types of adventure you can create truly unique experiences. Try combining trail riding days with any other adventure that suits your thirst for excitement. Imagine booking a cosy cottage in the heart of the Pennines and exploring the trails on a dirt bike one day and canyoning the next. Creating your own adventure holiday lets you choose the activities that keep the excitement coming.

All-inclusive dirt bike riding adventures

If you’d rather let someone else sort out the details and just pack your bags for adventure, an all-inclusive adventure might be better. Mad or Nomad is a great resource for finding a trail bike trek holiday in the UK. The adventures you’ll find include bed and breakfast along with exhilarating days. You can be tearing up the dirt across England, Wales and Scotland.

If you’re planning to book an inclusive dirt bike trekking holiday, there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, be sure to check out the company thoroughly and read reviews from previous customers. That will give you an idea about what to expect and help you they are reputable and reliable.

You should also consider your skill and comfort levels when choosing a package. Biting off more than you can chew is going to create tension in your off-road riding group. That doesn’t bode well for an adventurously fun holiday. Aim too easy and you won’t get the thrills you’re seeking. So don’t be afraid to ask questions or request different options to tailor the experience to your preferences.

Book an off-road adventure that gets your motor running

One thing is abundantly clear about any trail bike trekking adventure— the thrill of exploring rugged trails and untamed landscapes on two wheels is one you’ll never forget. From the rolling hills of Salisbury Plains to the rugged terrain of the West Pennines, the UK offers a wealth of opportunities for off-road adventures. All of them are guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping.

If you feel inspired by the stories of dirt biking escapades and cross-country rides, now’s the time to book a trail-riding adventure. Join one of our trail riding days and experience the excitement and thrill of off-road biking in some of the UK’s most beautiful settings.
Whether you’re a seasoned rider looking for a new challenge or a road rider eager to experience the thrill of off-road biking for the first time, we have the perfect adventure waiting. Create an adventure holiday and make memories that will last a lifetime. Get in touch or jump right into booking your trail-riding adventure and start your journey to an unforgettable experience!