The 7stanes mountain biking centres have award-winning trails with some of the best mountain biking in the country. Mabie, near Dumfries. Catering for. With the remnants of ideas and experiments to be found at every turn, riding in Mabie Forest is like taking a tour through a trail-building. The 7stanes trail twists and turns on itself and there are always opportunities to repeat a section or miss a section out if you can understand your trail map. Mabie .

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This is a fair claim on their part considering the range of walking routes, mountain bike routes and other facilities which are laid on for the visitor here like a chilkdren’s play park and an area for having barbecues.

Mabie Trail Information

Nov 4, 6: Have ridden parts of the blue and red. Mabie forest lies just of the A around 6. Recent Activity username action type title date JimTagg add ridelog Dec 31, ride log Dec 31, 7: Mabie Forest itself has a beautiful mixture of indigenous and plantation trees and there are plenty of quiet spots with good views on the way round.

If done at a good speed with minimal rest stops the trail has mmabie flow and fireroad is kept to a minimum. The map above is taken from their information board by the car park and shows the range of way-marked walking routes on offer.


Mix of obstacles, berms, jumps, drops, shore etc.

Mabie Forest Trail Map

C CaptainSensible Top Reviewer 1 reviews. W Wadam00 Top 10 Reviewer 23 reviews.

Grin Factor Level of fun had, or to be had. There is no singletrack on this route, so is ideal for riders with less technical ability but with a reasonable level of fitness.

Buzzing with nature Definitely Mabie. It’s a well catered for centre with a cafe, bike hire and a shop not always open on site and most importantly it has trails for all ttail.

Out at the Barrier. Dec 26, ride log. It isn’t maintained very well and it is generally way way too techy for your trali rider. There are a fair few sharp rocks to cross so watch your tyres.

7stanes mountain biking

Only really a couple of stand-out bits on the red route, its good but not excellent. Dec 28, Not sure if you can even hire a bike nowadays. The new generation of 7stanes trails at Mabie feature tight singletrack sections that arrive in stages. Already have an account? Mabie is part of the 7stanes network of trail centres.

Mabie Forest – Walks, Mountain Biking & More

The forest also benefits from having a bike shop and a new cafe, hotel and hostel on site so you can eat, sleep and shop in the forest itself! Variety of trail grades decent length of route nicer forest than other trail centres. The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction. There is plenty of parking space for the forest park. Visit the Forestry Commission website for more details about this wonderful forest and facility.


Mabie forest is strikingly beautiful and has something for everyone – with a skills area, cafe, bike hire and shop on site it has everything you could need for a great day’s riding.

Drumlanrig Mountain Bike Trails. Recently redone parts of the red trail, a lot nicer to ride The red mwbie a nice variety of track from smooth flowing berms and jumps to some decent rocky and footy sections as well The cafe is great with really friendly staff The 4x is a good laugh for a couple hours of messing around as well. Mabie Forest Mabie Forest, just on the outskirts of Dumfries nestled in Southern Scotland is home to a vast choice of walks and trails for all manie and abilities, world class 7 Stanes mountain biking trailsadventure playground, wildlife and butterfly reserve.

Winter night riding is much more rewarding as the walkers paths are available. Mabie really is a beautiful forest to ride a bike in, no matter your ability. Local Trail Supporters Clive Forth.

Great day out in November, brilliant weather all be it it cold.