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Top 5 Mountain Bike Trail Centres in the UK for Beginners

After reading our blog on how to start mountain biking, you now have enough confidence to take it to the trails. In this article, we highlight the best mountain bike trails in the UK suitable for beginners. Anyone of these trails centres will give you a great day out and the opportunity to safely enjoy your new sport. Ae Forest Located near Ae village in Dumfries, and some of the best mountain bike trails in Scotland, Ae forest is a lesser-known jewel in the Scottish 7 Stanes mountain bike trail centres. Whilst Glentress gets a lot of attention Ae is equally as good but a lot quieter! Go during the week and you may have the forest to yourself. Ae has both...

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How To Start Snowboarding

Any snowboarder probably remembers pretty well the first three days they spent repeatedly falling down. Having said that, once you get to grips with it snowboarding is one of the most enjoyable sports there is.  Where to Snowboard in the UK Within the UK there are many dry ski slopes. The problem with dry ski slopes is when you fall it hurts a lot and as a beginner you WILL fall but you don't want to fall so hard that it puts you off the sport for good. A better way is to go indoor snowboarding at a real snow centre. There are a handful located throughout the UK and not only do they give you the feeling of being on...

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How To Start Mountain Biking | Work Free World

So you may have seen a few videos on YouTube or read our previous post explaining what mountain biking is which has sparked further interest. Spending your weekends amongst forests with fellow mountain bikers, riding along trails built specifically for your enjoyment is, of course, a lot of fun…..but when trying to find out more about the sport you will come across a potential minefield of niches and sub niches to suit several different types of mountain biking. What is right for one person may not suit all, and with each niche comes a different set of mountain bike skills needed to take part. A downhill rider may not like to spend their ride traveling for miles and miles down a...

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How to Start Camping

Camping is an ideal way to have a low cost holiday, a weekend break, or an essential part of an adventure. Camping for beginners can be a lot of fun but it’s best to get prepared before your first trip to ensure maximum enjoyment. When choosing a tent:- Make sure it’s big enough for your needs including keeping your equipment dry. Make sure it’s simple to erect Have a few practice runs erecting the tent before going away. Where to go Camping? There are several different types of camping, the most popular being campsite camping, due to ease and accessibility. This is where you pay for a pitch (piece of land) and stay for the period of time you paid for. Basic...

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