Event Information

Industry-leading expos and support, onsite camping, pump track, airbag, demo loops, kids skills track, street food, and music.

ARD ROCK

Ard Rock is based near the beautiful village of Reeth in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and includes an exhibition with industry-leading bike brands, music, camping, entertainment, food stands and a fully licensed bar.

Event Village Timetable

Thursday
1600 – Camping arrivals permitted
2200 – Gates close

Friday
0900 – Event Village open. Food, drink, demos, spectating, pump track and skills course.
1300 – 4.30 Kids Coaching Sessions (book with Hope Academy)
1300 – 1400 + 1600 – 1700 Maxxis Pump Track Champs qualification laps
1400 – Beardy Busker music
1500 – Hope Women x Juliana Ride out (book here)
1600 – Biz Denton music
1700 – Rockshox Air bag session
1800 – Dan Brunskill DJ
1900 – Dyed Bro Long Jump Comp
2000 – Wild Murphy’s music
2030 – Friday Highlights Video
2130 – DJ Milf EMF
2230 – Festival area and camping area gates close

Saturday
0700 – Gates open (breakfast from 7 am).
0900 – Festival area open. Food, drink, demos, spectating, pump track and skills course.
0900 – 1330 Kids Coaching Sessions (book with Hope Academy)
1300 – Biz Denton music
1300 – 1400 + 1700 – 1800 Maxxis Pump Track Champs qualification laps
1400 – 1700 Kids Test track
1500 – Heyzeus Music
1500 – 1700 Rockshox Airbag session
1700 – Andrew Cox DJ
1830 – Prize Presentation and Charity Raffle
1930 – Maxxis Pump track champs
2030 – Friday Street Band
2200 – DJ Milf EMF
2300 – Event area gates close

Sunday
0700 – Gates open (breakfast from 7 am).
0900 – Festival area open. Food, drink, demos, spectating, pump track and skills course.
0900 – 1330 Kids Coaching Sessions (book with Hope Academy)
1200 – Dan Brunskill DJ
1330 – 1500 Kid test track
1400 – 1600 Rockshox Airbag session
1500 – Kids Funduro racing
1500 – Heyzues band
1800 – Prize presentation
1900 – Festival area closed

Please note that all timings are approximate and subject to change.

RACING AND RIDING

An exclusive route and one-off trails, specially designed for the weekend. Ard Rock is a unique adventure that takes in gnarly, rock-strewn terrain only ridable at the event. The five main events at Ard Rock are the Enduro, Sprint, Epic, Sport, and Intro.

Race Timetable

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Friday
0900-1150 Practice registration for Enduro class riders**
1000-1130 Registration for Epic riders*
1030-1200 Epic Riders start at intervals
0930-1230 Stages 6 and 7 open for Enduro riders**
1200-1300 Practice registration for Sprint class riders*
1300-1630 Stages 1 and 2 open for Enduro and Sprint riders**

Saturday
0715 – 1110 Registration for Enduro riders*
0745 – 1140 Enduro riders set off (last rider expected back at 1730)
1115 – 1300 Registration for Sprint riders*
1145 – 1330 Sprint riders set off (last rider expected back at 1730)

Sunday
0715 – 1055 Registration for Sport event riders*
0715 – 0820 Registration for Intro riders*
0745 – 1125 Sport riders set off (last rider expected back at 1730)
0745 – 0850 Intro riders set off (last rider expected back at 1430)

*Register 30 minutes before your start time. Make sure you know your number.
**Enduro and Sprint riders must collect number boards from registration before entering the course and register at their pre-allocated time slot.

BIKE BRANDS AND DEMOS

Industry-leading bike brands support riders at Ard Rock, show their latest products and offer demo rides. To demo a bike you must bring two forms of valid ID such as a passport and a driving license. Check out some of the brands attending Ard Rock right here

FOOD AND DRINK

Eat in the outdoor street food area, grab a bite from the fantastic Dales Bike Centre Cafe or visit a local pub. From Pizza’s to porridge and posh Coffee, don’t worry we’ve got all bases covered to make sure you stay fueled up all weekend.

CAMPING AND PARKING

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Camping tickets are £10 per person per night or £25 for a flexible pass that covers Thu-Sun nights.

Camping brief – Please see below for full terms and conditions

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Camping at Ard Rock is charged at a per person per night rate
You can camp in a tent, motorhome or caravan
You can park up to one vehicle in one pitch
There is no electric hook up
Under 10’s can camp with adults free of charge
Showers are available at an additional cost

Please display your camping ticket in the front window of your car at all times
Under 18’s require adult supervision at all times
Campers must vacate the camping fields by 9 am on Monday at the latest
Metal framed awnings are not permitted on the campsite
The speed limit is 5mph in the camping field
No open fires and no solid fuel BBQ’s 
Ard Rock is not responsible for any misplaced, damaged, lost or stolen items
All camping attendees are subject to search upon entry
Dogs are allowed but must be on a lead at all times
Fire extinguishers are located at the gates of all camping fields
Campers are expected to behave in a manner that is courteous to other campers at all times
Please leave your camping pitch free of any litter
No noise in the camping fields after 11 pm