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7stanes - Mabie

#15 of 47 things to do in Dumfries Features Animals
Mabie Forest, Dumfries DG2 8HB, Scotland
+44 300 067 6900
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Enjoyed the mountain bike trails

Visited Mabie for an afternoon on the bikes after doing Kirroughtree the day before (big mistake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisburn, United Kingdom
Great for MTB

This is a great forest to enjoy Mountain biking. Different routes with great views. The coast is... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
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Mabie Forest, the original mountain biking venue in the south west of Scotland. Mabie lies just a few miles south of Dumfries and caters for beginners right through to the most expert of riders.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Mabie Forest, Dumfries DG2 8HB, Scotland
+44 300 067 6900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Mabie for an afternoon on the bikes after doing Kirroughtree the day before (big mistake - our legs were in bits by the end!). The trails themselves are interesting and we done the full red ones and didn't find them too technically challenging with...More

Thank GreggMcK
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a great forest to enjoy Mountain biking. Different routes with great views. The coast is nearby and local places of interest. Enjoy

Thank SMGScotland
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Waste of time and money for families with children or not so skilled riders. The Blue and Green tracks are closed but unfortunately you can't read the signs from car when approaching. Therefore you may get all family's bikes ready when noticing it (we were...More

Thank zuzle
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had the pleasure of recently walking through Mabie forest on a trip to Dumfries. We chose the longest brown circular route and wasn't disappointed. Strenuous at times but in all a lovely 5 1/2 mile walk. Our dog loved it and we didn't see another...More

Thank LJPatterson2014
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my eight years child and my visitors.It has been a lovely day out for all , specially when the weather has been kind to us,so peaceful and beautiful.Loved every minute of our time here as could hear the river and birds with...More

Thank simstars21
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I have visited these trails many times and still enjoy them so much. The trails are very well thought out and direction markings regular. The red route has a really good mix of riding with some black options. Well worth a visit.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I ride the mountain bike trails at Mabie regularly, throughout the year. I rarely see other riders these days, partly because the most challenging route, the Dark Side, has not been maintained and is no longer accessible. But the other trails are great - I...More

Thank Keef747
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

What an amazing country park. Absolutely stunning scenery, well maintained and very reasonable parking charges. Did a 3 mile walk with a toddler, very easy footpaths.

Thank SpinningJen
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The 7 Stanes website advertises that they hire bikes, their literature advertises that they hire out bikes. But after we had driven especially to hire bikes for a family day out and to enjoy the Mabie mountain bike trail, we found that the BIKE HIRE...More

Thank ark S
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Lovely spot away from the crowds. good news from the top and nice rides in the woods or runs. You won't meet many others here which is nice. Small farm shop at the bottom open in the summer and bike hire venue

Thank LeShout
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