West-Country Singletrack Safari
Summary: 4 days guiding, 4 nights luxury camping, transport, breakfasts, BBQ - £365
On WildBike's 'Toughness out of Ten' rating, it's a 7
Exmoor, The Quantocks and Dartmoor - each with their own individual character and their own reputation for superb mountain biking trails. The Quantocks are fast, smooth, red and steep; Dartmoor is big, brooding and rocky; and Exmoor, is, well, just fantastically awesome in every way! These trails are in our own back yard, so we claim to know them better than anyone and on this WildBike holiday, we will show you the BEST of the WEST in one concentrated package of brilliance!
We will ride one big loop on the Quantocks taking in it's finest singletrack plummets into secret coombes, cover Dartmoor's famous rockfests and drops around Lustleigh cleave and Hound Tor, and ride some of Exmoor's hidden treasures, both the vast open-skyed moorland trails and the steep, nadgery stuff through ancient forests near Porlock.
Your WildBike BaseCamp Accommodation
The perfection of this trip continues with the accommodation! Each night we will return to our luxury BaseCamp beside the river Exe complete with big canvas chill-out tent with carpets, comfy beanbags and woodburning stove. We have a comfortable under cover dining area with beer, wine, coffee, tea and cake on tap! For more details of this set-up, click here.
Our brand new MTB race van takes care of that! She comfortably takes 7 bikes, 7 people and all their kit in air-conditioned refinement! Either drive to our basecamp on Exmoor or take the train to Tiverton Parkway and we will do the rest! On 2 days we will ride straight from our base and on 2 days we will drive for no more than an hour to the start of our ride.
- 4 days guiding by friendly, qualified guides in small groups
- 4 nights accommodation in WildBike's luxury BaseCamp with SoulPad chillout tent and spacious, quality mountain tent for sleeping
- 4 hearty breakfasts
- Optional transfers from Taunton rail station and throughout the holiday
- A Saturday night BBQ
- Coffee, tea, wine, beer, post-ride cake
- Support of our MTB race van
- Bikewash, Lock-up and mechanical support
- Some soul! Fresh coffee, great music, homemade cakes, wild swimming....
Is it for me?
If you have ever fancied sampling the superb riding of the South West of England but not quite sure of the very best places to ride, this break is definately for you. Or even if you know parts of this glorious part of the country but wonder what else there is in store for the mountain biker, then come on down! Of course the sun's always shining down here (yep) and the pubs and tea-shops are legendary. What's not to like?
This trip runs from the evening of Weds 9th August to the evening of Sunday 13th August 2017. See the WildBike schedule (below) for details. Date options will also appear on the BOOKING FORM
For reference, our base near Exford on Exmoor is approximately 3 hours drive from the M25 or from the bottom of the M42. Or if you prefer, catch a train to Taunton rail station on the first evening where we will pick you up and drop you back there when it's all over!
After booking, your joining details will be sent to you 6 weeks before the holiday begins.