Mountain biking

Mountain biking in Alstonefield

Overview

Take an off-road route down to the River Dove, there's lots of rough and ready tracks for you to enjoy.

Hostels nearby

Mountain biking in Alstonefield

Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2FZ

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SK 13574 55785

Lat/Lng: 53.099095, -1.7987356

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Walking and Rambling in Ilam

Walking and Rambling around Ilam

The hostel is on the doorstep of one of the most beautiful limestone dales in Britain, with trails offering steep cliffs and spires, rare woodlands species and quaint picturesque villages.

climbing

Climbing in Alstonefield

The White Peak offers climbing for all abilities. Popular sites include Dove Dale, the Manifold Valley and the famous Thors Cave - which boasts brilliant crags and bouldering.

climbing

Climbing in Ilam

Raven's Tor in Dovedale offers superb crack and face climbing on solid rock, all in a beautiful setting above the river.

cycling

Cycling in Hartington

YHA Hartington Hall is an ideal base to explore cycling of all natures from family friendly trails to endurance mountain biking routes.

climbing

Climbing in Hartington

The Peak District offers an ideal landscape for the more experienced climber, with amazing crags and bouldering opportunities just minutes from the hostel door.

Walking and Rambling in Hartington

Walking and Rambling in Hartington

In just 15 minutes you can be down by the River Dove, feeding the ducks, watching the herons and, if you're lucky, a kingfisher. A gentle, idyllic walk that everyone can enjoy.  

cycling

Cycling in Ilam

Converted former railway lines, such as the Tissington, High Peak and the Manifold Trails offer great routes for cycling.

cycling

Cycling in Alstonefield

The Tissington Trail is just 5 minutes drive away and provides links to the beautiful village of Hartington and the market town of Ashbourne.

Arbor Low Stone Circle

Arbor Low Stone Circle

The most important prehistoric site of the East Midlands, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland.  Some say that this is the finest Stone Age 'henge'

Ashbourne

Ashbourne

Ashbourne has remained largely unchanged since the 18th century, with it's Medieval street pattern and historic buildings.  

Watersports at YHA Youlgreave

Watersports in Youlgreave

The River Derwent at Matlock hosts a grade 2 rapids course, with 35 permanent slalom gates in place and floodlights for darker evenings. Contact Matlock Canoe Club for details.