Cycling in the New Forest
With more than 100 miles of Forestry Commission owned off road tracks to explore, wildlife in abundance and plenty of sites of interests to visit, cycling is a wonderful way to enjoy the countryside and keep fit without damaging the environment.
Cycling Maps and leaflets are available from the New Forest Visitor Information Centre and cycle hire facilities can be found on The New Forest visitor website - Cycling in the New Forest.
Also available from the Visitor Information Centre are New Forest Food Trail leaflets. Food Trails can be completed on foot or by bike, allowing you to experience the landscapes that the National Park has to offer and plenty of opportunities to enjoy some delicious local produce on route.
Some cycling routes in the New Forest:
Cycle Ride 1 - Hollands Wood, Brockenhurst to Beechan Lane, Lyndhurst [463kb]
Cycle Ride 2 - Beechan Lane, Lyndhurst to Hatchet Pond, East Boldre [384kb]
Cycle Ride 3 - Brockenhurst to Rhinefield Tall Trees [336kb]
Cycle Ride 4 - Brockenhurst to Rhinefield and New Park (Circular) [290kb]
Other useful links:
Cycling in Hampshire
Forestry Commission - Cycling in the New Forest
National Rail - Cycling and Cyclists
South West Trains - Cycle Policy
The National Cycling Charity
The New Forest Cycle Code
Youth and Youth Groups