Dales Bike Centre, Parks Barn, Fremington, Richmond, Yorkshire Dales DL11 6AW
Call Stu Price on 01748 884908
OverviewIn the tiny village of Fremington in Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales, surrounded by the best biking in Yorkshire in a stunning landscape, criss-crossed by ancient lanes, moorland tracks and roads, this is the perfect venue for cycling, mountain biking, trail running and walking. Accommodation, café, bike shop, hire, workshop, secure storage, bike wash, drying room and a wealth of knowledge about the Dales. 14 beds, in smart 2 and 4 bedded rooms, warmly decorated and with amazing views across Swaledale. Bedding is provided, as well as a kitchenette with free tea and coffee. The café lounge can be used by guests, with magazines, free WiFi and 24 hour cake access! A hearty breakfast is included. Evening meals are available in pubs and restaurants in Reeth, a five minute stroll away. Surrounded by the best biking in Yorkshire, we are home of the ArdRock Enduro, a round of the Nutcracker MTB XC series, Woodcocks Coast to Coast mountain bike route, en route of the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart Stage 1 and the Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way pass close by. We are definitley at the centre of cycling in Yorkshire! This accommodation is featured on our map of Yorkshire and Lancashire and here is its own website.
Rooms & Beds:14: Old Barn 1x4, 1x2. New Barn 1x4, 2x2,
Open:All year. All day.
Price per night:Single room £39, 2 bed bunkroom £58, 4 bed bunkroom £116, 3 people in 4 bed bunkroom £97. Inc b/fast.
Booking:Online via website, by phone or by email.
Directions:20 mins from A1M: from Richmond take A6108 then B6270 signed to Reeth. Once through Grinton, DBC is on left at end of a row of tall trees.
Public Transport:Trains Darlington (25 miles). Buses X26 & X27 every 15 mins from Darlington to Richmond. Bus 30 from Richmond to Reeth (7 per day till 6.15pm).
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation is in a National Park, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the IHUK signage page, the Coast to Coast Mountain Bike route and the Coast to Coast Walk.
Richmond Walking and Book Festival, 22nd-30th Sept
September 5th 2018
Join this unique festival with nine days of book events and guided walks in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.
Combine day time walks led by knowledgeable guides, with evening talks from popular and emerging authors. Creating your own programme by doing as little or as much of either. The Festival is centred in the lively and picturesque market town of Richmond, eight miles from The Dales Bike Centre. The Centre provides accommodation, café, drying room and a wealth of knowledge about the Dales. There are 14 beds, in smart 2 and 4 bedded rooms, warmly decorated and with amazing views across Swaledale.
The walks programme features walks of varying lengths in some of the most stunning scenery England has to offer in the Yorkshire Dales and less well visited areas around Richmond. There are also shorter town based walks of local interest and a programme of health walks. With at least 3 walks per day to choose from you will be spoilt for choice.
The full programme of walks is available here “Programme at a glance“
One Mile East of Reeth on the Coast to Coast Walk
April 6th 2018
Dales Bike Centre provides ideal accommodation for walkers.
Depending on which guide book you read we are either exactly on route here at Fremington or simply 100 metres off route if looking at the footpath near Grinton. We are closer to the actual route than some of the B&B’s on the edge of Reeth village.
Leaving Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk at Low Fremington following the road for a few hundred yards to find the Dales Bike Centre. After a refreshing night rest you can rejoin the the long distance path a little further down the road at Grinton Bridge.
Also on the mountain bike Coast to Coast route.
Cycle friendly accommodation on the Coast to Coast
April 25th 2017
Idela for Cycle Touring, Mountain Biking, Yorkshire Dales Trail Running and the Coast to Coast walk
One Mile East of Reeth on the Coast to Coast Walk and Mountain Bike C2C route, the Dales Bike Centre provides ideal accommodation for walkers and cyclists. Depending on which guide book you read its exactly on route at Fremington or 100 metres off route if looking at the footpath near Grinton. The Dales Bike Centre is closer to the Coast to Coast route than many of the B&B’s on the edge of Reeth village. To reach the centre leave Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk at Low Fremington and follow the road for a few hundred yards to find the Dales Bike Centre. After a refreshing night rest you can rejoin the the long distance path a little further down the road at Grinton Bridge.