Meet our Providers

Meet our Providers


British Cycling have partnered with several Mountain Bike Leader providers to offer an array of educational courses across the nation.

British Cycling Mountain Bike Leadership courses enable you to lead Mountain bike rides safely, through practical and engaging training at some of the best outdoor venues throughout the country.

Listed below are the Mountain Bike Leader providers in alphabetical order, with further details located further down this page.

Cycle Wild (Scotland)

Cyclewise (Lake District)

Glenmore Lodge National Outdoor Training Centre (Scotland)

North Yorkshire Outdoor Learning Service (North Yorkshire)

Pedal MTB Ltd (North Wales)

Ridelines (Scotland)

WyeMTB (South Wales)

Prospective learners can choose between the providers and locations for their courses and assessments. Learners can make direct contact with the chosen provider to discuss details and arrangements further.

Provider: Cycle Wild Scotland, Hillock Head, Blairgowrie


Contact: - 07547 181 595 - @cyclewildscotland on socials

Scotland’s longest-serving independent mtb awards provider, Cycle Wild Scotland is proud to have supported more than 2000 mountain bikers become the mtb leaders of today. The dream team of Jules Fincham and Chris Gibbs have racked up almost 30 years of delivering mountain bike leader awards from foundation to the highest level. There is also cake.

Provider: Cyclewise, Whinlatter Forest, Kewisk, Lake District


Contact: - 01768 898 775 - @cyclewise on socials

Set in the stunning Lake District, with 30 years of outdoor experience. Cyclewise is a diverse rider-owned independent mountain bike and road bike specialist business based in the Lake District, Cumbria, who offer a range of services and assistance on all things bike related. They specalise in several of British Cycling's Mountain Bike Leader Awards.

Provider: Glenmore Lodge National Outdoor Training Centre, Aviemore, Scotland


Contact: - 01479 861 256 - @glenmorelodge on socials

Glenmore Lodge specialise in outdoor adventure courses and qualifications. Discover, learn, adventure or qualify with Glenremore Lodge.They're SportScotland's National outdoor training centre. Experienced instructors, amazing Cairngorms trails from their front door, en-suite bedrooms and delicious food.

Provider: North Yorkshire Outdoor Learning Service, East Barnby (Whitby), North Yorkshire


Contact: - 01947 893 333

North Yorkshire Outdoor Learning Service are a residential outdoor education centre providing a range of outdoor experiences on both a residential and non-residential basis. They offer a range of programs including, educational visits for school and youth groups, bespoke outdoor experiences for all age groups and instructor/leadership training for industry professionals.

Provider: Pedal MTB Ltd, Coed Y Brenin, North Wales


Contact: - 01492 338 877 - @pedalmtbltd on socials

Pedal MTB deliver award winning Mountain Bike Leadership and Coach education courses across North Wales. They have an international reputation for delivering client centred, inclusive training from their main base at Coed y Brenin. Facilities on site include a purpose built classroom overlooking the trail, a bike shop, cafe and showers.

Provider: Ridelines, Innerleithen, Scotland


Contact: - 07817 792 544 - @Ridelines on socials

Ridelines are a mountain bike tuition company based in the Tweed Valley, Scotland. Since their beginnings, they have been inseparable from the Tweed Valley MTB scene. They believe there is no better place in the UK to train to be a mountain bike leader.

Provider: Wye MTB, South Wales and the Forest of Dean


Contact: - 01600 228 474 - @WyeMTB on socials

WyeMTB is based in Monmouth, Wales, and has been identified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Established in 2010 by two passionate mountain bikers, WyeMTB aims to educate, encourage and enhance mountain bike participation in and around the Wye Valley, South Wales and the Forest of Dean. They offer expert mountain bike coaching and guided rides in the area.

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