The Cairngorms in the Eastern Highlands of Scotland offers a great mix of fantastic natural mountain biking trails for all different abilities like Capel Mounth, Lock Kinord, the Burma Road, Lairig Ghru and the Deeside Way. It also has some of the best UK MTB trail centres like Laggan, Lecht and Glenlivet.
As regards trail centres you have everything from blues,reds, blacks, bike parks and downhill. Check these listings out on the site.
Natural Trails and GPS routes
The Cairngorms MTB natural MTB trails range from easy like the Deesde Way through to Epic like the Burma Road. Check them out below and in our dedicated GPS section full of maps and details routes for the Cairngorms MTB region
- Deeside Way
- Capel Mounth MTB Route
- Loch Kinord, Aboyne MTB Route
- Ballatar to Aboyne MTB Route
- The Burma Road MTB Route
- Sluggan MTB Route
- Old Logging Way, Aviemore MTB Route
- Lairig Ghru GPS MTB Route
Many of our GPS routes have been kindly donated by DMBinS Highland E-Guide which is a great resource and has extra detail on many of these routes as well as being packed full of other routes and helpful advice across the Highlands region. Although these are an excellent mountain bike routes they utilises multi-use paths and trails. It is important we adhere to the Scottish Outdoor Access Code at all times when using the route. For more information on what the code means for mountain bikers read the ‘Do The Ride Thing’ guide from DMBinS.
- If you have ridden the MTB trails in the Cairngorms then please add your reviews, pictures, videos and routes to the listing and site.