Dale House Barn, Dalehead Farm, Dalehead, Slaidburn, Nr. Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4TS.

01200 411095 Mobile 07714 092 089


13-15th May 2022 with optional advanced skills on the 16th.

2 - 4th September 2022 with optional advanced skills on the 5th



MTB weekend 1

 Dale house barn is teaming up again with the fabulous Liz Peacock of MTB trail skills to offer another improvers intermediate skills weekend here in the Forest of Bowland, using the trails in Gisburn forest and also the natural terrain of the Yorkshire dales. This weekend will be perfect for those riders that can “manage” a red grade trail but wish to “start owning them in style!” We have added an optional advanced skills day which will be on the Monday and is an additional £100.

Numbers will be limited to 8 females to ensure the best out of the coaching sessions for everyone.

Day one will be a skills improvement day which will include:

  • Looking ahead and reading the trail
  • Developing techniques for different types of corners
  • Line choice to improve flow
  • Body position for riding more advanced trail features
  • Effective use of gears and brakes for maximising momentum whilst maintaining control
  • Riding roots and rocks with confidence
  • Front and rear wheel lifts
  • Technical climbing, step ups
  • Pumping the bike for better speed and control


Day two will be a led ride in the Yorkshire dales with Liz and 2 other ride leaders to consolidate the skills learned in day one and to enjoy the stunning scenery and varied riding terrain in the area.

Day 3 (optional advanced day)

  • Reading the trail and making good line choices to maintain flow through advanced trail features
  • Building speed through effective cornering
  • Intro to bunny hops and step overs
  • Technical climbing – black grade trails and features
  • Tackling drops offs

MTB training weekend Gisburn Forest

MTB weekend 2

Cost £300 per person for 2 day course £400 per person for 3 day course (includes extra evening meal and extra night accomodation)

 1 days skills coaching, 1-day lead ride, 2 nights bunk barn accommodation,  a delicious 2 course evening meal on Friday and Saturday nights, tea, coffee and cake on Saturday afternoon.

2 nights Bed and breakfast accommodation is available for a supplement of £200 per person. (3 rooms available)

Please contact us for details and booking Tel. 01200 411095 Mobile 07714 092 089.

MTB training weekend Gisburn Forest