Cycling in the New Forest

Cycling in the New Forest is a fantastic way to explore the hidden delights of the New Forest. Its the best way to get off the beaten track and see the real New Forest.

There are over 100 miles of approved, way-marked family cycle routes across the Crown Lands of the New Forest, that are suitable for cyclists of all ages and abilities. These follow well-defined, surfaced tracks and include Forest Trails and routes through open countryside. Why not take a ride down to the coast, for some stunning scenery? Whichever route you take, there will be plenty of opportunities to stop for a while to enjoy a refreshing cold beer, or a traditional English Cream Tea.

New Forest Cycling Routes

An excellent guide to New Forest Cycle Routes is available at the Forestry Commission Web Site.

It is very important while Cycling in the New Forest to ensure that you adhere to the New Forest Cycling Code, which is also available from the Forestry Commission Web Site.

New Forest Cycle Hire

If you’re thinking of coming for a cycling holiday in the New Forest, or would just like to hire a bike for a short time, you might be interested to hear about a brand new Cycle Hire service in the New Forest.

Trax Hire is a bike hire company with a difference – they deliver the bike to you! Not only that, you also get the following free of charge:

  • Free Cycle Helmet Hire
  • Free Bicycle Puncture Repair Kit
  • Free Bike Tools
  • Free Bicycle Pump
  • Free Bike Lock
  • Free Wet Weather Gear (lets hope you don’t need it!)
  • Free Maps and Suggested Routes

If push bikes aren’t your thing and you prefer to leave the hard work to an engine, you could try Bugad Classic Bike Hire and cruise around the Forest in style.

What are you waiting for? The weather is going to be great this year! What better way to get some exercise in the fresh air and take in some breathtaking scenery, than cycling in the New Forest?

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