Venue Information


Venue Information: Dalby Forest, Yorkshire

Dalby Forest is located 8kms from the town of Pickering in Yorkshire in the north of England and is to be the proud host of Round One of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2010.

Pickering is a beautiful historic market town and the official gateway to the North York Moors National Park. Pickering is located in North Yorkshire between York and the North Yorkshire Coast, making it the ideal holiday location for visitors to the region.

As a visitor to the area you can take a relaxing ride through beautiful countryside on England's longest steam railway (The North Yorkshire Moors Railway). Visit Castles, stately homes, museums and galleries. Explore moorland, forests, history, the Yorkshire Coast.

It is easily accessible by road, air and rail connections, and by road York is less than an hour away, Leeds is 90 minutes, and Newcastle is just over two hours.

For more information on what to do in Yorkshire visit the website of our partner Welcome to Yorkshire

Competition Venue

The venue, Dalby Forest, offers in excess of 3600 hectares of woodland and is set in the heart of one of England's most beautiful National Parks in the North-East of England. The immediate region provides a stunning backdrop for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup with 75KMs of purpose built mountain bike trails and many more forest roads amongst the undulating fauna and flora of the forest.

Adderstone is the exact location within Dalby Forest for the event village and race start/finish. This is located just 2KMs from the Dalby Forest visitor centre which is a well known location and one which will provide a superb site for event registration, accreditation and initial information to visitors.

Full details of the venue, including directions can be found here:

Phone: +44 1751 472771


Video Guide

A new course has been designed and built especially for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. The well drained course is just over 6.5km, climbs 184m in altitude and passes through some of the UK finest forests.

Course Profile