Swaledale hosts Ard Rock Enduro Festival

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Top mountain bike riders will be joined by enthusiasts from across the country in Swaledale this weekend for the Ard Rock Enduro Festival.

The festival base will be the Dales Bike Centre in Grinton, near Reeth, but the course will take in routes across Swaledale.

15,000 visitors and 4,000 riders are expected over the weekend.

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The event will feature be live music from the UK Foo Fighters, a Foo Fighters tribute band, as well as trade stands, demo bikes, children’s entertainment and food and drink.

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Organisers say the event has become legendary among riders for its natural Alpine style trails that are marked out especially for the event.

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There are four enduro events to choose from, catering for first time Ard Rock entrants to pro riders fresh from the Enduro World Series circuit.

There is also a marathon category which will take riders on an epic 40 mile tour of some of the best trails in the area.

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There are camping facilities on site and local businesses in Reeth and the surrounding area are opening late and putting on special events to cater for the crowds.

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