Welcome to 1 South West
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1 South West is here to help you enjoy off-road cycling across the region. We want you to feel inspired by the beautiful countryside of England’s south west from the saddle of a bike.
Whether you explore alone or with family and friends, an off-road cycling adventure is yours to create. 1 South West provides you with the information to create that adventure.
1 South West is working to create a region where people enjoy and progress their cycling with confidence. Adventurous off-road cycling provides a great way for people of all ages and abilities to get outside and unwind.
We grade all adventurous cycle trails by their technical difficulty. Take a bit of time to decide which grade of trail is suitable for your current cycling ability, and which trails you can progress towards in future. This will help you to plan your adventure with a good idea of what lies ahead, and your ability to cope with it. Find out more about trail essentials and grading.
We hope you have a great cycling adventure!
We want you to have a great adventure in the South West of England.
Read on to find out how we can help you…
The Trail Essentials guide gives you the important things to know before you head out on your bike. Please read and enjoy it. The 1 South West Project promotes legal, sustainable and responsible riding only. The future development of off-road cycling in the south west is in your hands – treat it carefully and it will grow!
To have a truly enjoyable experience it is really important to match a cycling adventure with the skill, knowledge and fitness level of the people taking part - we can’t stress this enough! We provide you with information to use in deciding which adventures you will enjoy, and which you will leave for another day!
If you haven’t already, take a look at the Trail Grading guide on our website and see which one you feel you fit into. Then search the map which grades of trail we would recommend for your experience level.