Aboyne Bike Park

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Aboyne Bike Park Bellwood, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5HQ
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Situated at the far eastern end of the wood away from the residential area. Driving to Aboyne Bike Park? The best access is by parking in Station Square, Aboyne & cycling in via the Low Road.
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Aboyne Bike Park is in the Bellwood Community Woodland just an hour from Aberdeen. It consists of a couple of short downhill runs, a Jump track and a pump track. 

It launched in May 2013 and is open all hours and free to ride.

DH Tracks (Red and Black)

  • There are two short downhill tracks: The Side Winder (red) and the Rattle Snake (graded black).

The Side Winder (Red)

  • Steep and tough single track with technical sections and a challenging descent with berms and small drop offs. 

Rattle Snake (Black)

  • A greater challenge and continuous rocky difficulty. Expect large and unavoidable technical features that require commitment. 

Jumps Area (Orange)

  • Known as the Spitting Cobra this consists of earth mound jumps of varying sizes, individually graded. 

Pump Track (Green)

  • The Cycle Highlands Python pump track is graded green. An area for all standards and ages of riders. Use only your momentum to get through the berms and rollers - the less you can pedal, the more you're showing your skills. 

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  • It is managed by Aboyne Bike Park Association which is volunteer led as well as Mid Deeside Limited who own the bike park and associated woodland on behalf of the community. 
  • The project was part-financed by the Scottish Government and the European Community Rural Aberdeenshire LEADER 2007-2013 programme and Aberdeenshire Council 

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3 reviews

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4.4
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5.0  (3)
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Trail Variety
Variety of specific trail or overall trail centre. Mix of obstacles, berms, jumps, drops, shore etc.
Skills Development
Did it develop or push your skills and leave you with more to come back and learn
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Flows n jumps
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Grin Factor 
 
5.0
Trail Variety 
 
4.0
Skills Development 
 
4.0
Trail Quality  
 
4.5
Facilities 
 
1.0
Cracking wee bike park to spend the day, great fun riding black line onto the jumps, its a great place for developing core skills and later on some more advanced skills, you even get a wee warm up cycling down from the village. If you have not been to a bike/jump park before this is a perfect place to begin your journey into the world of jumps and flow.

User Review

Good Points
Decent size, well surfaced jumps, nice and quiet during the week, good selection of jumps, red and black runs are short but sweet.
Bad Points
Not really any bad points would just like longer black and red lines to take .
Would you recommend?
Yes
BA
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Overall rating 
 
4.8
Grin Factor 
 
5.0
Trail Variety 
 
5.0
Skills Development 
 
5.0
Trail Quality  
 
5.0
Facilities 
 
3.0
Kids can’t get enough of it!

User Review

Good Points
Great for all ages.
Bad Points
Quite tricky to find the first time but a hidden gem once you know the way!
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A great place to ride again and again
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4.7
Grin Factor 
 
5.0
Trail Variety 
 
4.0
Skills Development 
 
5.0
Trail Quality  
 
5.0
A great local trails facility. Combined with The Tarland Way and Tarland Trails it makes a great day out to 2 small community trails.

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Good Points
All trails in site of picnic benches - great to have kids there.
Great medium jumps for developing jumping ability.
Small pump track to keep the little kids happy.

A nice cycle in to make it a longer ride.

Great team of trail fairies!
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