Guided Mountain Biking

Guided Mountain Biking
Guided Rides, Lessons, Tuition & Instruction

We aim to offer guided mountain biking at all levels; From beginners looking to get more out of their first mountain bike experience, to those wishing to explore the forest deeper whilst enjoying the confidence of being in the hands of an experienced mountain bike guide.
For experienced mountain bikers our guides can show you some of the best single track the forest has to offer. We hope you will have chance to pick up some tips, improve your riding and have a brilliant time.


If your looking for a guide to plan you a route, take you out and make sure you have a great time whilst knowing they are on hand to keep you safe then look no further. Cost of Hiring a Guide.
Midweek - Halfday £60 / Fullday £120
Weekend - Halfday £80 / Fullday £160
The best way to experience some real mountain biking in the forest of dean.

Tuition & Instruction

Build your skills & confidence by taking some time with our Instructors. Let them take you out push your limits and work on your technique and provide you with the knowledge you need to move to the next level.
Midweek - Halfday £60 / Fullday £120
Weekend - Halfday £80 / Fullday £160
Let us help arrange an Instructor for you.


If you have a School or Youth Group and are looking to head out for a mountain biking session, let us help you. Our skilled mountain bike instructors hold all the relevant qualification and will ensure you have a fantastic experience by tailoring a route specifically to your groups needs. We also have a great team of support staff that can assit with all the logistics of planning an excursion with a group.
Midweek Halfday £60 / Fullday £120
Weekend Halfday £80 / Fullday £160
Let us help arrange an Instructor book now.

Looking to come as group?

If you are planning to bring a large number of people don't worry. We have no problems catering for any sizes of groups from large families & groups of friends, to youth & school groups. We can also help organise everything saving you a lot of leg work, (lets face it your probably going to want to save those legs for all the pedalling) Follow the link to find out how we can help you.

Courses & Guided Sessions


Junior Mountain Bike Skills Session

Half Day Guided Mountain Biking & Skills Session
Fully qualified, first aid certificated and DBS checked instructors, with years of experience in guiding and instructing at all levels.
£25 pp - Including mountain bike hire


Marin Demo Centre Launch!

Dean Forest Cycles will be hosting a Demo Day & launch of becoming the Marin Bikes Southwest demo centre. We aim to have lots going on including BBQs, Free guided rides & of course lots of fantastic bikes to try out.

We will be running guided rides and skills sessions perfect for all ages and abilities available to book on soon

We are working closely with Marin Bikes to ensure we can provide fantastic bikes available to hire with any of our sessions if required. We are now the UK southwest Marin Bikes Demo Centre so if you are planning to head out on a guided ride with us why not try out a bike from our demo fleet too.