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7stanes - Ae

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Ae Forest, Ae Village DG1 1QB, Scotland
+44 300 067 6900
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Nice riding, great facilities, friendly folk

The Ae cycle centre has a bike shop with reasonable loan hardtails (Diamondbaxk Heist) for good... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Mike H
via mobile
So much fun in a beautiful place

Really great place to go mountain biking, with beautiful routes for every level from families to... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
rob_s_smith
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London, United Kingdom
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Ae, Scotland’s shortest village name is only 20 minutes from the M74 motorway in Dumfries and Galloway... But ride its trails and you’ll think you’re in another world. With a superb variety of green, blue and red graded trails, an extreme rated downhill section, skills area plus a bike shop and great cafe you could not want for more at Ae.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“red route” (5 reviews)
“bike shop” (5 reviews)
“forest road” (2 reviews)
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Ae Forest, Ae Village DG1 1QB, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Ae cycle centre has a bike shop with reasonable loan hardtails (Diamondbaxk Heist) for good prices (£25/day). In the same building there is a great little cafe with a range of good food at very reasonable prices. The staff were super friendly and did...More

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Really great place to go mountain biking, with beautiful routes for every level from families to hard core bikers. The bike shop is well run and you can hire great bikes and helmets on the day from the friendly staff. Probably best to book in...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the trails at Ae although prefer Mabie and Dalbeattie. The cafe is good with a decent selection of hot and cold snacks. Well worth a visit if you haven't been before.

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

I have booked on numerous occasions the uplift service that is run by Uplift Scotland... great day out on the DH trails.... the food at the café is top notch and at reasonable prices, the staff are excellent and very friendly, and I highly recommend...More

Thank David G
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Amazing mountain bike trails at my favourite of the Dumfries and Galloway Seven Staines. Similar to Glentress and Innerleithen but without the crowds of people. Beautiful part of the world.

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

What a day i had....red route done and it is awsome a great mix of up/down hill and cross country. Boy did i need my shower at the end!! 😎

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Reviewed 14 July 2015

The red mountain bike trail at Ae provided us with a very enjoyable ride this week. The 21km (by my garmin) took us through a variety of terrain and even the uphill sections were well thought out and scenic. The final omega man descent was...More

Thank Anna R
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

Did the red route a few years ago and revisited last weekend- glad I did. The good bits were as good and scenic as ever, but the changes have really improved the overall trail, with less forest road and more exciting downhill sections; there are...More

1  Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

As is one of the 7 stanes trail centres. I've ridden the red trail a few times and also done an uplift day on the shredder course. The scooter trail is excellent and has some brilliant features and testing descents. The shredder was great fun...More

Thank Footrace
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

Back again to challenge The Shredder. The Shredder at Ae is a downhill track for "beginners", but don't let this tag fool you, it is plenty brutal if attacked at speed, with jumps and drop-offs aplenty, a short fire road section takes you onto the...More

2  Thank Steven M
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