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Hi there and welcome to Gone Mountain Biking, the best MTB B&B near Dalby Forest and the North York Moors. We're a family business specialising in mountain biking holidays based at Eleven Westgate our four star B&B in Pickering, North Yorkshire.

On our doorstep we have Dalby Forest, home of the 2010/11 UCI cross country world cup route and one of the finest trail networks in the UK with 25 miles of red route plus blue and green family routes. If that's not enough, we have the North York Moors National Park which is probably one of the most untapped areas for mountain biking in the UK with miles of singletrack through the heather, techy descents, killer climbs and stunning scenery!

So if you're looking for a  mountain bike holiday with that personal touch we can offer stays from one person to small groups, midweek or at weekends (we just cant get enough!) - just give us a call.

If you are happy just following the waymarked routes or struggling with maps blowing in the wind we can offer a great place to stay for you to do your own thing. Alternatively we can offer a stay where you can select from best in class CTC skills instruction, maintenance courses and guided rides both in Dalby Forest and out on the stunning North York Moors.

Take a look around our website and see what you think or just pick up the phone and call 01751 475111 for a chat. We can let you know the ins and outs of biking in the area and start helping you plan your stay with us...


Whether you're on your own looking for some one to one MTB skills tuition or in a group looking for epic guided rides, our holidays are all about the personal touch. 

Based at Eleven Westgate our "home from home" four star silver B&B with full biker facilities, we specialise in offering mountain bike holidays and short stays specifically for you or your group, whatever your level.

We don't cancel on you if there aren't enough bookings to make it viable and we dont throw you into a group with people of totally different abilities. The riding you book is the riding you want: fast, slow, easy, hard, beginner, advanced, relaxed or gnarly (dudes!).

Interested? Well take a look around. Click on the menu options at the top to take a look at our Accommodation page or find out more about our Guiding and Instruction packages

We look forward to speaking real soon!

We offer Bed and Breakfast accommodation in our very own home at Eleven Westgate. It's an elegant Victorian building retaining many of its original features, which have been carefully restored to provide light airy rooms whilst retaining a cosy homely feel. The deceptively large house has quality furnished rooms, all en-suite, offering every home comfort.

We've got a large lounge with comfy settees, loads of mags to read, Sky+, wireless internet and games consoles. We'll probably have to prise you out of there when you get too relaxed.

In winter there's a roaring log burner and in summer we have a large garden to relax in.

We've got all the facilities that bikers need including secure bike lock-up, workstands, bike wash stand with cleaners and brushes, drying room and of course, home made cake!

Find out a bit more by checking out our accommodation page here.

"A day in the life..."


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It's the start of the new season!

We've had a number of hardy souls who ride all year round but now is when things start to get busy. Many weekends are already booked up so if you're thinking of booking a stay then talk to us fast! We still have plenty of midweek availability though so you can enjoy quiet trails and better rates...

We've just added a calendar on the Guiding and Instruction page where we will be showing any pre-arranged rides or public courses.

Cost effective brake bleed solutions that don't cost the earth! Now part of our workshop kit for you to use during your stay with us.

At Gone Mountain Biking we have had a relationship with Pace since we started and we're proud to ride and recommend Pace bikes.


Over the years we've realised a few things in life from what we do and from the great people we meet...

  • You don't need a plan. Make it up as you go along - it's way more fun.
  • Being out in the cold and the rain is still better than being in an office.
  • We still don't know what we want to be when we grow up.
  • Making mistakes is part of life.
  • Riding a bike and feeling the wind in your face is an amazing feeling.
  • Experience life through the eyes of a child. It's a thrill a minute!



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