Event Information

Industry-leading expos and support, onsite camping, pump track, food, and music.


Ard Rock is based near the beautiful village of Reeth in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and it’s supported by some of the World’s best mountain bike brands, including Santa Cruz Bicycles and Maxxis Tyres. The main focus is on the Ard Rock Enduro competition, but Ard Rock includes an exhibition with the industries best bike brands, music, camping, a pump track, food stands and a fully licensed bar.


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 Time table 

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**

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)

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.


Industry-leading bike brands support riders at Ard Rock, show their latest products and offer demo rides. Some demo bikes may not be available in 2021 due to COVID restrictions and supply chain issues. 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


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 is open to participants (plus essential support if required) in 2021. 

Camping is available onsite from 1900 on Thursday, and you can stay until Monday morning.

Free parking is available onsite for participants only and must be booked in advance.

Camping brief – Please see below for full terms and conditions

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Camping is open to participants only in 2021. (Solo riders are permitted to bring one person only for emergency support).
Camping at Ard Rock is charged at a per person per night rate
Showers are available
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
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
Strictly no open fires, no solid fuel BBQ’s and no naked flames
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
The event is in a residential area, No noise in the camping fields after 11 pm
Full terms and conditions