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Cycling in The New Forest

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The New Forest is a fabulous place, especially for all you budding cyclists. With an extensive choice of cycling routes across the forest you are in for a real treat. The network is easily accessible by rail or road so you can bring your own or hire bikes when you arrive - we are just 90 minutes away from London.

Cycling in the New Forest is ideal for families wanting safe off road and gentle cycle routes, where you will experience the open heathland and sheltered woods. Along the way you will see many animals including the New Forest ponies, pigs and deer and abundance of wildlife. New Forest cycling is the way to experience the peace and take in some fresh air.

The New Forest also offers quiet country roads and cycling routes for those wanting to improve fitness and stamina, while taking in the stunning landscape and historic villages. The New Forest has a network of over 100 miles of off-road cycle routes, perfect for a weekend break or holiday.

Whether you are planning a day trip or holiday to the New Forest, there are plenty of restaurants, tea rooms and pubs along with superb accommodation to rest your head before another day of cycling in the New Forest.

New Forest cycling is available all year round and is the perfect way to take in the different seasons from spring with the bluebells and baby animals, summer with the new foals, autumn with the beautiful golden leaves to winter with crisp frosty mornings ideal for cycling.

In the summer you can jump on the Tour Bus to link in with your routes to really get around and see more. The New Forest offers many attractions for the whole family, year round events throughout the New Forest and variety of activities if you are feeling energetic after cycling.

Explore and enjoy the New Forest, making sure you keep to the cycle code and you'll have an amazing time as there's no place like the New Forest for cycling.

Choose the New Forest for your next weekend break or holiday and don't forget your bikes.