Samsara Socially Distanced Biking

Summer 2020

Due to Covid 19 the full sized normal club is suspended



Bookings for a block of 3 sessions with a maximum of 5 participants are now open:

What you need to do:


1. Choose date.

  • July Thursdays - 2nd, 9th and 23rd.

  • Summer Holiday Mondays - 27th July, 3rd Aug and 10th Aug.

  • Summer Holiday Thursdays - 30th July, 6th Aug & 13th Aug.

  • Saturdays in July are now FULL

2. Choose group.

  • Group 2 advanced youth. 11.15am-12.45pm. As a guide KS3/4.

  • Group 3 intermediate. 9.30am - 11.00am. As a guide KS2.


Please note Samsara has technical trails and some mountain biking experience is essential. I will be announcing biking at a less technical venue for younger riders soon.

3. Email with choices.

4. I will reply within a week if a place is available or not and with information payment details .


Price £75 per block of 3 or a credit for Samsara Club Bike Club paid for before lockdown.

(Please fwd proof of payment or booking form if using a credit).

I will give priority to those owed club sessions


We are based at Samsara Bike Park - part of Riverhill Himalayan Gardens. The Gardens are open in the summer months by bookings and have the fantastic Otto's cafe and children's play activities. So much to do while your child is with me on the trails!

All Information below relates to the usual bike club, to resume after lockdown.

2020 Summer Social Distancing 5 max Dates Group 1 and Group 4

(All dates are Saturdays unless stated)

1. 13th June Samsara @ Riverhill.

2. 27th June Samsara @ Riverhill.

3. 11th July May Samsara @ Riverhill.

2020 Summer Social Distancing 5 max Dates Group 2 and Group 3

(All dates are Saturdays unless stated)

1. 20th June Samsara @ Riverhill.

2. 4th July Samsara @ Riverhill.

3. 18th July May Samsara @ Riverhill.

Email ollie@livebiking to

check availability.

The Samsara Bike Club is for children and adults who have had some experience of mountain biking and want to develop their skills, and enjoy new challenges.

Sessions are run by Ollie Ireland, qualified mountain bike and BMX coach.

All participants must be able to ride a bike on hills with control, be able to use gears, brakes and steering at the right time. They must also own a mountain bike and helmet (both in safe working order).


For any bikes or maintenance needs, The Bike Warehouse in Sevenoaks  will give a 10% discount to club participants - just mention 'Ollie'!

£85 for 6 fortnightly sessions

£70 for 3 Covid 19 Maximum 5 per group sessions.



G1 & G3a/b              9.30 - 11.00am          

G2a/b and G4              11.15 - 12.45pm       

(BMX  bike and helmet hire at Cyclopark is included in the Price)

Taster Session £15

Please contact us if you would

like your child to try the club

(subject to availability)

A session will only be cancelled due to weather if it poses a threat to safety. 

In the event of cancellation full payment will be refunded.


Samsara @ Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Riverhill, Sevenoaks, TN15 0RR.

Styants cross-country ride

Meet at National Trust Car park. Follow a25 east from Sevenoaks, turn left down Styants Bottom road just after Crown Point. Car park on left after 50m.  (There is limited parking so it would be really helpful if you can drop off/pick up as quick as possible).


There is additional parking on the road. Be aware there is a low level bar on entrance, if you have bikes on roof rack.



The Tollgate Watling Street Gravesend Kent DA11 7NP

All participants will be supplied with BMX bike and helmets. The cost is covered by the initial payment. LONG TROUSERS AND SLEEVES MUST BE WORN.

Hosey Hill Cross Country Ride

Hosey Hill Car Park, Hosey Hill, Westerham TN16 1PL.

Beware there is a low gate if you have a bike on the roof!

Plough cross-country ride

Meet at The Plough Pub Car Park, High Cross Rd, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks TN15 0NL.

Swinley Forest

Meet by the front of visitor center. 

Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7QW

Swinley is over an hour away but is a great venue for all the family on and off bikes! 

Pensurst Bike Park (PORC)

Grove Rd, Penshurst, Tonbridge TN11 8DU