Mountain bikes near Roseberry Topping, Yorkshire

Mountain biking in Osmotherley


There are numerous trails across the North Yorkshire Moors to test all abilities. Local trails in easy reach of Cote Ghyll Mill are the ‘Square Corner & Fangdale Beck’ (21 mile) and ‘Swainby & Wharlton Moor’ (18 miles)

What makes it special

  • Beautiful moorland scenery

Hostels nearby

Mountain biking in Osmotherley

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Map references

OS Map: 100, and Explorer OL26

OS Grid Ref: SE461981

Lat/Lng: 54.376637, -1.291506

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Bird of prey on visitor's arm

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Ryedale Folk Museum, internal of a farm house

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Rievaulx Abbey ruins in North Yorkshire

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Nunnington Hall house frontage in North Yorkshire

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Helmsley Walled Garden through this door in a wall

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Helmsley, near Moorsbus bus stop

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