Tackle mountain bike trails in London

Our mountain bike trails are great for riders of a range of ages and abilities, so get your friends and family together to tackle the terrain!

Man cycling the MTB trails

Pay and Ride - MTB

7+ years

These mountain biking sessions are great if you want to experience the freedom of our mountain bike trails.



Close up of MTB bike

MTB Skills

10+ years

This session teaches intermediate mountain biking techniques required for safe, smooth and enjoyable trail riding.



Coach with MTB rider

MTB CoreStart

10+ years

This session explores the basics of mountain biking from the ready position, gearing and braking.



Weekly Pay and Ride calendar

Please note during some sessions the whole circuit may not be open due to private hire or grounds maintenance, there are three loops on the road circuit - these are highlighted on our map.


Last entry to the road circuit is one hour before close.

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Club sessions

Lee Valley VeloPark is the training and meeting venue of choice for a large number of clubs. If you would like to register your club's interest please complete the Group Enquiry Form.


Standard FAQs

How can I experience the mountain bike trails?

Skills sessions and pay and ride sessions will allow you to tackle these mountain bike trails which stretch around Lee Valley VeloPark.


What should I wear?

For mountain bike riding it is mandatory to wear a cycling helmet.


We recommend the following:

  • Pads, gloves, cycling glasses. Legs, upper body and arms should be fully covered at all times.

  • Two layers of clothing (preferably close fitting) on your upper body.


Can I cycle when pregnant?

Cycling while pregnant is only permitted on the outside road circuit for health and safety reasons. Cycling carries inherent risks, you should be aware of and accept these risks and are fully responsible for your involvement in this cycling discipline. You must always ride within your own limits and after consultation with your health care professional.



Essential information

  • For coached sessions you must arrive at least 30 minutes before your session is due to start.

  • Riders must be capable of riding without stabilisers to use the mountain bike trails.

  • Children aged 11 and under must be accompanied by one parent / guardian to two children.

  • Children aged 12 and over do not require parent/ guardian supervision but this is recommended.

  • Children under 18 participating in any sessions e.g. General Taster Sessions, Youth Taster Sessions, skills sessions, pay and ride must bring a signed Parental/Guardian Consent Form with them to be able to participate in their session.

  • Should the child be participating in a ‘coached’ session the parent/guardian should remain in the area indicated by the coach during the safety briefing and/or follow meeting instructions given.

  • Equipment hire: Taster sessions include bike and helmet hire, all other sessions do not include any equipment (unless otherwise specified) - you can hire equipment (bike/helmet) from the venue but you will require personal identification and proof of address (utility, bank or other statements must be less than three months old).

  • Riders are required to wear helmets and safety equipment while cycling on any of the four circuits at Lee Valley VeloPark. Where this is not included in the session cost you may hire a helmet from the venue. The helmet must be worn correctly at all times when with a bike. If you wish to bring your own it must meet the current UK safety standard - BS EN 1078:1997.

  • Cycling and other activities available at Lee Valley VeloPark carry inherent risks. You should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for your own actions and involvement. If you're unsure whether you are able to participate in any activity, or if you have any questions concerning our terms and conditions, your booking form or the safety and risk declaration, please ask a member of staff before you enter into a contract or agree to partake in cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark

  • Please take the time to read Lee Valley VeloPark Terms and Conditions