The Challenge


Mountain Bike Hire

If you require a mountain bike, helmet, spare tubes, levers & repair kit for the event, you can hire one from Rik’s Bike Shed, The Stableyard, Drumlanrig Castle DG3 4AQ.  The bike hire form can be found below:-

Bike Hire Form 2019 – coming soon, please check back

Please complete only 1 form per team and return it with your payment, please make cheques payable to Rik’s Bike Shed.  You can also pay by card by contacting Rik Allsop directly on 01848 330 080.

All bike hire bookings must be received by Friday 30th August 2019.

It is recommended that you book your hire bikes as soon as you can.  Please also note, should you have any team member changes after booking, please inform Rik as well as Joanna Watson.  If you have any questions with regards to the bike hire, please get in touch with Rik’s Bike Shed directly on 01848 330 080.


Please find below a list of local hotels and B&B’s in the area, should you require accommodation overnight.

Accommodation List 2019


Please click here to visit the Drumlanrig Castle ‘Find Us’ page with full instructions on how to reach the Castle by car or public transport.

Registration Guide

There are a few things to be done during Registration including completing a medical form, having your bike and kit checked and collecting your electronic wrist band. Please have a look at the 2018 guide and map below so you know what to expect on the day.

Registration Guide and Map – 2019 version coming soon, please note that details may change.

Team Instructions & Kit List

Please find below the all important Team Instructions and Kit List  for this year’s Challenge. Please read this prior to travelling to the event as it has crucial instructions for what you will need to bring.

Team Instructions & Kit List 2018 – 2019 version coming soon, please note that details may change.

Countryside Code

The Buccleuch Property Challenge takes place in grounds of Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries and Galloway. Please help us in preserving the natural landscape of the setting by always following the Countryside Code which can be downloaded below.

Countryside Code 2019

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