Mountain Biking

Mansefield House is ideally situated for natural based mountain biking as well as being on the doorstep of numerous forest roads and man made trails. For families with kids on bikes, to bikers seeking a proper challenge, this is your place.

The various Ardgarten trails in Argyll Forest Park (5km away) are easily accessible by bike from Mansefield House.

The flat(tish), Loch Lomond Cycle Path runs from Tarbet (2 miles away) to Balloch, and eventually Glasgow, and is easily achievable by all age groups.

Several long distance foot paths / cycle trails are easily accessible from the doorstep for more advanced bikers. For a true endurance test, try the Three Lochs Way or the West Highland Way.

Glenbranter forest trails and the Loch Eck 21km loop are just 40 minutes drive away.

And for downhill fanatics, Glencoe Mountainbiking Centre is just 45 minutes drive away. Fort William is 1.5 hours drive away and the 7Stanes centres are approximately 2 hours drive from Mansefield House.

For trails in the Argyll Forest Park, click here

For cycle routes in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, click here

For route maps in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, click here

All abilities routes:

  • Loch Lomond Cycle Path (35km one way)
  • Loch Eck Shore Trail (14km one way)
  • Riverside, Ardgarten (6km circular)

Medium grade routes:

  • Catcraig Loop, Ardgarten (8km circular)
  • Blue Route, Ardgarten (14.5km circular)
  • Glenshellish Loop, Glenbranter (12km circular)


Advanced mountain biking:

  • Corriegrogan Loop, Glen Loin (17km circular from the house)
  • Ardgarten Red Route (32km circular)

Long Distance Paths:

  • Cowal Way
  • Three Lochs Way
  • Kintyre Way
  • West Highland Way