Banchory Woodland Trails

Deeside Bike Collective aim to provide a recreational area in Banchory with professionally designed and built bike trails that are accessible to all the community and visitors.

  • To provide a bike trails and skills in Banchory town for bike riders of all ages and abilities to utilise.

  • Manage and maintain the trails so that they are available to the Banchory area for the community and visiting cyclists (including families) to enjoy in a controlled environment and for generations to come.

  • Provide a recreational activities area which is outdoors and encourages health, fitness and well-being.

  • Improve the biodiversity of the site & surrounding area.

  • Promote outdoor learning initiatives.


GREAT NEWS!

Another milestone on our journey

Who We Are

Deeside Bike Collective (DBC) is a Scottish registered charity which has been formed to create a recreational facility in Banchory. The trails, accessible by foot, bike and car, will be a safe and controlled environment for the community, including families and bike riders of all ages, to have fun, develop biking skills and confidence, as well as to enjoy and learn about the outdoor environment.

The Trails

We are going to build these trails:

  • Blue Grade Trail

    • An easy to moderate skills line through the existing trees on the site with mellow berms and progressive jumps.

  • Red/Orange

    • A technical line; tight back to back berms, hip jumps, table tops.

  • Orange

    • large jumps, drops, step ups & step downs, berms and table tops.

  • Tarmac Pump track

Blue

An easy to moderate skills line through the existing trees on the site with mellow berms and progressive jumps.

Red - Orange

A technical line; tight back to back berms, hip jumps, table tops.

Orange

The challenge line; large jumps, drops, step ups & step downs, berms and table tops. The intention of this line is to allow bike riders that already have the required skills to develop their techniques and abilities further.

Tarmac Pump Track

Photograph of Craigavon Pump track