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Aberdeenshire - scotland's next big destination

Aberdeenshire is right up there with the best riding locations in the UK. Running from the eastern Cairngorms to the sea via amazing valleys and ancient forests. This week we focus on this exciting destination, showcasing all the areas has to offer and showing you, why you need to go ride Aberdeenshire!

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We worked with Scotty Laughland and Rob Grew to produce this stunning short film which we hope captures the essence of this pretty special area and will encourage you to come and find your own bit of Aberdeenshire goodness!

What's on offer?

Skills parks and big mountain epics, race-worthy enduro trails and leg burning cross country epics, mellow little loops and bikepacking epics, Aberdeenshire in short, has something to suit every rider.

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Classic singletrack

Aberdeenshire also features some amazing singletrack – weaving through ancient Caledonian woodland, alongside rivers, down valleys running from the mountains to the sea. Accompanied by amazing views and unique wildlife a singletrack experience is often best enjoyed with the help of local guides who know all the secret spots that bring you out at the best swimming spots.

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Plan your trip!

To help you plan your visit to Aberdeenshire we have created a fantastic Ride Guide with information from accommodation options to bike shops and travel options, recent media articles with route and ride spot suggestions with rider-driven apps which will help you discover the best trails across the area.

Please ride responsibly on all trails and follow our Do The Ride Thing guidance.

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Don't just take our word for it! We were stoked to host Ben Cathro when he visited the area for PinkBike. What an awesome few days! If this doesn't tip you over the edge and get you planning your trip, you're probably needing to take up bowls.

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Book your stay though this link and 5% of the cost of your holiday will go to the ATA to help maintain the Aberdeenshire trail network.
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