Mountain biking at Ashton Court Estate

With a range of trails on offer, we have something to offer riders of all abilities.

The mountain bike trails at Ashton Court Estate are suitable for all abilities, including families. We also host a range of competitions and charity biking events.

The trails

  • the Nova Cycle Trail is a four-mile blue grade trail that’s moderately difficult
  • the Super Nova Trail is a difficult half-mile red grade trail

Trail maps are available from the 1 South West website.

Access and parking

Use Church Lodge car park, which you can get to from Ashton Road on the B3128 by the Dovecote pub, and ride up through the estate to the trail.

Mountain bike hire

You can hire mountain bikes from Pedal Progression.

Help with maintenance

We’re working with the Forestry Commission and local mountain bike clubs to maintain the cycle trail. You can help us by joining the Bristol Trails Group who help maintain and improve local trails.

Contact information

Parks and Open Spaces

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9am until 4pm

Email: bristolparks@bristol.gov.uk

Tel: 0117 922 3719