If you’re into mountain bikes, Dalby Forest is the place to head for this weekend (and every weekend!).
Boasting some of the best mountain bike courses in Yorkshire, for beginners through to experts, it’s long been a popular place for many of my cycling mates to head to.
But this weekend will be extra special as Dalby’s hosting the opening round of the UCI Mountain Bike Cross-Country World Cup – dubbed the ‘world’s best dirty weekend’.
Not only can you watch the men and women’s races, plus a junior race, but if you’ve the stomach for it, you can take part in the Dalby Dare and test the world cup course out for yourself.
Up-to-date news on the event can be found here and for accommodation in the area, check out Pickering hotels or North Yorkshire Moors guest houses