July’s Venue of the Month is Durham Quads!

It doesn’t seem so long since we awarded our last venue of the month award. However, the time is here once again! So, without any further ado, we’re proud to announce that the award for July goes to none other than Durham Quad Biking!

There’s a whopping 200 acres of blissful County Durham countryside at your disposal when you visit this spectacular venue. This makes for the perfect place to embark on an epic muddy adventure on board a high powered Quad! There’s Suzuki and Yamaha quad bikes at your disposal too – both of which are specially designed to handle all kinds of tough terrain with ease!

But, there’s no need for you to take our word for how great this venue is! We’ve been inundated with excellent feedback over the past month, here’s what visitors to our Durham Quad Biking site had to say about their experience:

“Excellent course, and treks through woodlands, really enjoyable, so much fun! would definitely recommend it”.
Shaun Black
14th July 2018

“exiting and quite challenging”.
Paul Stonehouse
17th July 2018

So, there you have it! If you like the sound of Durham Quad Biking and would like to play your part in all the rip-roaring action for yourself, then head on over to our main website now where you can find out more information.

Quad Nation Welcomes Ilfracombe – Mullacott Cross

Whether you’ve been quadding for years or if you’re looking for your very first dose of awesome four-wheeled action, Quad Nation is the answer – we are the UK and Ireland’s largest Quad Biking network after all! On that note, we’re proud to announce that we have yet another new venue for you! So, say hello to Ilfracombe – Mullacott Cross!

Based in North Devon, you can expect truly amazing scenery when taking part in your Quad Biking experience at our latest new venue. There’s even a staggering 500 acres for you to explore too! So, from the moment you climb on board one of their high-powered Quads, it’s time for you to prepare for an adrenaline-fuelled adventure!

Climbing up steep inclines, blasting down declines, and so much more, you’re sure to have an experience that you won’t be forgetting about any time soon! But, there’s no need to worry if you lack quadding experience, expert instructors will be on hand to give a full safety briefing and a demonstration – you’ll soon get to grips with the basics before you know it!

So, if you’re looking to play your part and immerse yourself in awesome muddy action from beginning to end, head on down to our epic new site in Ilfracombe – Mullacott Cross – you certainly won’t regret it!

Our Frodsham Site Wins Venue of the Month!

For all your quadding needs, you don’t have to look any further than Quad Nation – the UK and Ireland’s largest Quad Biking network. With so many awesome venues for you to choose from, making our decision on the venue of the month for June wasn’t easy. But, thanks to the amazing feedback they’ve received over the past month, the award goes to… Frodsham!

Based in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, our awesome Frodsham site gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the sheer beauty of the surroundings – climbing on board for an epic muddy adventure on a site which stretches out to a jaw-dropping 200 acres! It’s within reach of Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, and more. So, if you’re an adrenaline junkie looking to get their fix of action in the North West, Frodsham is the place for you!

Offering a truly memorable experience all year round, you’ll get the chance to embark on a trek along the trail which is fun of steep inclines, declines, mud-filled pools, and so much more! Here’s what visitors to Frodsham Quad Biking had to say about their experience.

“It was a great day. was lucky and got sunny weather. boss day, my fella loved his day and I did too”.

Sian Jameson – visitor to Frodsham Quad Biking

“Really enjoyable, thanks. we will definitely be back for more!”.

Peter Howe – visitor to Frodsham Quad Biking

When you pay a visit to Frodsham, there certainly won’t be a dull moment. So, if you’d like to play your part in all of the pure muddy mayhem and would like to find out more information, head on over to Quad Nation’s main website now!

Quad Nation Welcomes Coventry Quad Biking!

As the largest Quad Biking network in the whole of the UK and Ireland, we here at Quad Nation are always up for some epic muddy action. We’ve already got a whole host of awesome venues across the nation, but one of the latest one to join us is Coventry. So, here’s everything that you need to know.

Placed perfectly in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside, our new Coventry venue is based on a whopping 160 acre site. So, you’re sure to have a memorable experience from the get go, especially when you climb on board one of their awesome 350cc Quads and embark on a mud-filled adventure!

When you visit our Coventry venue, you’ll be taking a tour through the medieval woods, dipping through a mud pit, and much more – equating to an experience that you won’t be forgetting about in a hurry!

It’s suitable for those who’ve been quadding for years and even complete beginners too. Plus, you’ll be provided with a full safety briefing before your Quad Biking experience from one of the experienced instructors. So, it will only be a matter of time before a true adventure is yours for the taking!

If you like the sound of our new Quad Biking venue in Coventry and you’d like to find out more information, visit the following link and you can do exactly that.

Tadcaster Quad Biking Wins Our Venue of the Month Award!

We’ve been having some pretty good weather here in the UK recently, and what better way to take full advantage of the sunshine than immersing yourself in some awesome four wheeled action! We’ve got plenty of venues up and down the country for you to do just that, and our Tadcaster site is just one of them. So, without any further delay, we are proud to announce that they are the winner of our Venue of The Month award for May!

Set within the wonderful Yorkshire countryside, there’s plenty of scenic views for you to discover on your quadding journey, with a jaw dropping 70 acres at your disposal! Our Tadcaster site also features two tracks – meaning there’s sure to be something for everyone – regardless of your level of ability! Here’s just two of the visitors to the site who spoke highly of their experience:

“Friendly staff and beautiful surroundings. top choice”.
C Brown – Visitor to Tadcaster Quad Biking

“A fantastic day! loved it! thanks so much!”.
Jo Morgan – Visitor to Tadcaster Quad Biking

There’s plenty of action to be had at Tadcaster – that’s for sure. With obstacles such as Balance Beam, The Pitts, and more, you’re going to have your off-road skills pushed to the limit. But, there’s no need to worry if you’ve never taken part in Quad Biking before, you’ll be provided with full tuition prior to and throughout your experience. So, are you ready for an epic adventure? If so, then click here to find out more about our latest Venue of The Month winner!

Aberfeldy and Kenmore Venues Join Quad Nation!

We’re always welcoming new venues on board here at Quad Nation, and we certainly don’t plan on stopping any time soon! On that note, we’re happy to announce that we’ve got two new locations for you to unleash your inner explorer – Aberfeldy and Kenmore!

Aberfeldy

Placed perfectly in the Scottish countryside, our Aberfeldy venue is located on an awesome farm site. When you pay a visit to the venue, you’ll find that it’s the ideal place for mud-filled mayhem – with 125cc adult quads and 90cc junior quads being the perfect vehicles to take on the ravines, burn crossings, and a forest course! Whilst you’ll be in for an off-road challenge, there’s plenty of picturesque views for you to enjoy throughout your journey – making your experience all the more immersive!

Kenmore

1000 acres of wonderful Scottish countryside makes for a true adventure at our Kenmore site. Climbing on board an awesome 250cc Quad, you’ll can expect a true test of your off-road driving skills – with steep inclines, rocky descents, and more providing a true challenge. But, if you think you can handle it, then an awesome muddy adventure awaits you!

Conclusion

Both of our new Quad Biking venues are ideally located within the Scottish countryside, meaning you’re guaranteed a memorable experience at both Aberfeldy and Kenmore. Plus, with safety equipment, full instruction, and overalls provided when you arrive, you’ll have everything you need for your experience. So, whatever your level of ability, head straight down to either of our new venues for an awesome thrill ride!

Kids Quad Biking is Now Available at Milton Keynes Quads!

Quad Nation are always on the lookout for the latest and greatest in the world of Quad Biking – we do have a whole host of awesome venues up and down the country after all! On that note, we’re proud to announce that our fantastic Milton Keynes site have just added a Kids Quad Biking package for all you adventure seeking youngsters out there!

Located just a short distance away from the centre of Milton Keynes, our Quad Biking venue can be accessed easily, with plenty of fantastic transport links providing access from all over Bedfordshire. Upon arrival at the venue, you’ll find that there’s an awesome 14 acre site at your disposal. There’s no need to worry if you’re a complete beginner either, as a friendly instructor will be on hand to provide full tuition throughout the session.

Milton Keynes‘ Kids Quad Trek package is tailor-made for those aged between 6-12 years old, so for juniors in search of their next action fix, this package couldn’t be more perfect. Lasting for approximately 30 minutes, youngsters will get to grips with the Quads in a designated warm-up area. Then, it’s time for the adventure to begin! The Kids Quad Trek is the perfect activity for a group event. So, you couldn’t go far wrong by paying our venue a visit if you’re looking for an action-packed birthday!

Our Milton Keynes venue already offers an Adult’s Quad Biking Trek, suitable for those aged 16 and over. But, if you know a young adventure seeker who’d love to get themselves in on some awesome rip-roaring action, then the Kids Quad Trek at Milton Keynes venue is more than ideal!

Harrogate Quad Biking Joins Quad Nation!

Another day, another new venue, that’s how the saying goes here at Quad Nation HQ. On that note, we’re proud to announce that Harrogate Quad Biking has now joined us! So, it’s time to get down to the details and tell you all about it!

Situated right on the edge of the wonderful Yorkshire Dales National Park, you’re guaranteed to have your breath taken away, especially when you enter the grounds of the spectacular Ripley Castle, where our new Quad Biking venue just so happens to be based! With an incredible woodland trail at your disposal, it’s only a matter of time before you get the chance to embark on an awesome muddy adventure!

There’s no need to have any previous Quad Biking experience, as one of our friendly, experienced instructors will be on hand to provide you with a full safety briefing and tuition. From then on, you will get the chance to take in all the breathtaking views as you climb on board a high powered quad that’s specially designed to handle rough terrains with ease! With plenty of exciting obstacles and views of the lake, castle, wild deer and more, you’ll leave our venue feeling totally exhilarated.

If you’re looking for the chance to unleash your inner explorer, then you don’t need to look any further than our amazing new Harrogate Quad Biking venue! If you’d like to find out any more information, then visit the following link and you can do just that.

Quad Biking Hexham Wins Venue of the Month!

The time is here once again folks, we’re now announcing our venue of the month award for April! So, without any further delay, the award goes to our excellent Quad Biking venue in Hexham!

Set within a whisker of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’re guaranteed an epic adventure with plenty of spectacular views for you to enjoy along the way! Quad Biking Hexham is based on a 20 acre site, with an awesome off-road trail just waiting for you to explore whilst on board a state of the art Honda 250cc Quad Bike.

You’re guaranteed daring and thrilling action when you pay Quad Biking Hexham a visit, especially as you work your way across tough terrain along the enduro course – extending to between 8-10 miles!

But, of course there’s no need to take our word for it. Visitors to our Hexham venue have spoken highly of their experience, everything from the excellent instructors to their overall experience. Here’s just some of the glowing reviews which our venue has received over the past month:

“Great for the kids. first time on quad bikes and they loved it. Anthony was a great teacher and super patient with the boys. fun course with plenty of mud and puddles to get to grips with”.

Richard Walker

Absolutely fantastic fun! our guide was great, couldn’t have enjoyed it more”.

Avril Noble

Fancy taking part in Quad Biking for yourself? Then for those in the North East, you’ll find that our Hexham venue is one of the finest you’ll discover across the region. You’d be a fool to miss out on the awesome adventure at our fantastic Hexham Quad Biking site. So, if you’d like to find out more, click the following link to do just that!

Quad Nation’s History of Quad Biking

Quad Biking provides nothing but total exhilaration, which makes it one of the most popular adventure activities that’s available today. But, just where did it all begin? Read on, and you’ll find out just that!

Back in 1893, British cycling company Royal Enfield created a four wheeled vehicle that was designed as a replacement for horses, used to pull carriages for many years previously. It was known as a ‘Quadricycle’, and there’s even many of them still around today! In recent years, it has even appeared on TV, including BBC’s Top Gear. However, that was just the start, when mass produced cars were just bursting onto the scene. So, it can be said that off road four wheel vehicles weren’t so advanced until much later.

Royal Enfield Quadricycle – (cc) John Hume Photography

Commonly known as an All-Terrain-Vehicle (ATV), the history of the four wheeled monsters dates back to the 1960s. Although back then, ATVs were very different compared to the ones we use today. Previously, ATVs used to refer to amphibious six wheeled vehicles such as the ‘Jiger’. Around 20 years later, more high performance bikes became available on the market. However, the first high performance ATVs didn’t have four wheels. Oh no, they in fact had three!

Further down the line, Suzuki became generally credited with creating Quad Bikes as we know them today, being the manufacturer who advanced the design and production of the four wheeled vehicles. By 1982, they began to sell their first ATV – the Quad Runner LT125. By this point in time, four wheeled vehicles began to surge in popularity, which meant three wheelers slowed down in production. After a while, safety concerns meant that production of three wheeled vehicles came to an end, with focus being placed on the four wheeled variants instead.

Suzuki Quad Runner LT125

By 1998, Quad Bikes legislation was changed, meaning the design of quads needed to add a mandatory feature. All quads manufactured from this point were required to have ‘tail lights’, otherwise known as rear lights. Not only that, legislation was introduced to ensure that Quad Bikes are used correctly in order to reduce the chances of accidents.

Eventually, ATVs became used more heavily as work vehicles after industries such as farming discovered their huge potential. Essentially, Quads allowed them to go about their duties far easier as opposed to other forms of transport which were previously used. So, by the 1990s, Quad Bikes had surged in popularity beyond recreational and competitive use.

As with many other action sports, Quad Biking has also seen many records set over the years. On the 17th of April in the year of 2000, Australian Quad Biker Matt Coulter, otherwise known as ‘The Kangaroo Kid’ was able to write his name in the history books – earning himself a world record when he jumped over 14 Honda CRV vehicles, reaching an incredible distance of 134ft in the process. Quite the achievement if you ask us!

But, American stuntman Jon Guetter was able to go a step further in 2008, earning himself the longest ramp jump on a quad bike with an incredible distance of 176ft 11in! Jon didn’t just become famous for his jumping record though – he was also the first man to successfully perform a backflip on a four wheeled bike too!

Quad Bikes have changed quite considerably over the years, there’s no doubt about that. But, thanks to the advancements the four wheeled beasts have seen over the years, it’s really no surprise that Quad Biking has become a hugely popular activity amongst adventure seekers across the world, and for good reason – it’s truly exhilarating! If you fancy getting your next fix of adventure, then with Quad Nation, you’re guaranteed some muddy good fun!