The Cotswold Hills stretch across the counties of Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, and extend into parts of Wiltshire, Somerset, Worcestershire and Warwickshire. "Cotswolds Mountain Biking - 20 Classic Rides" reveals all on the excellent and varied mountain biking tucked away in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The latest title in Vertebrate Publishing's bestselling series of UK mountain biking guidebooks, this book features 20 classic rides between 14km and 77km in length, suitable for mountain bikers of all abilities - many of which are within easy reach of major towns and cities, including Birmingham, Coventry, Worcester, Gloucester, Oxford, Banbury, Swindon, Cheltenham and Bristol. Each ride is described with easy-to-follow directions and is plotted on clear and easy to use Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 mapping. Also included with each ride are details of distance, timings and difficulty gradings, plus refreshment stops and local knowledge. A Bonus Section includes details of the downhill riding on Leckhampton Hill, plus top tens for descents, climbs and singletrack. A detailed Appendix features information on places to eat, drink, stay and have your bike repaired! Vertebrate Publishing is one of a new breed of independent publishers, dedicated to producing the very best outdoor leisure titles. We have critically acclaimed and bestselling titles covering a range of leisure activities, including; mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, hillwalking and others. We are best known for our own titles such as "Lake District Mountain Biking" and "Dark Peak Mountain Biking". We also produce many leading outdoor titles for other publishers including the Mountain Leader and Walking Group Leader Schemes (MLTUK) and rock climbing guidebooks for the British Mountaineering Council and the Fell and Rock Climbing Club. For more information about Vertebrate Publishing please visit our website.