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Family Friendly Cycle Routes

Cycling in the New Forest is ideal for families wanting safe off-road and gentle cycle routes, where they can experience cycle tracks through the open heathland and sheltered woods.

During the summer months you can jump on the New Forest Tour to link in with your cycle routes to really get around and see more - and more importantly give any little legs a rest.

Below are a few cycle routes that are family friendly, don't forget to take a look at the maps and guides we have on offer.

Beaulieu to buckler's hard

2 Miles

One of the most popular routes for families is from beautiful Beaulieu to the historic Buckler’s Hard.

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beaulieu national motor museum

brockenhurst to lyndhurst

6.5 Miles

Cycle through Forestry Commission Inclosures that take you from the edge of Brockenhurst village, to Lyndhurst.

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boltons bench in Lyndhurst

brockenhurst to rhinefield

8 Miles

Cycle from Brockenhurst, through the heathlands and beneath the tall trees to Rhinefield.

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Burley to brockenhurst

7 Miles

Cycle through the picture perfect scenery of Burley along the old railway line to Brockenhurst.

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brockenhurst to burley

7 Miles

Starts near Brockenhurst railway station, through the picture perfect scenery to Burley along the old railway line.

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cyclists in burley

family cycle adventures activity pack

9 fun activities

Keep the children entertained with this funfilled family activity pack while on your day out cycling in the New Forest.

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family adventures

Bike Hire

You can hire bikes all year round within the New Forest.

Buy a Brand New Forest card and save up to 20% off bike hire at selected locations.

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bike hire