The New Forest is one of the safest, flattest and most scenic National Parks to cycle in. We supply helmets for free and recommend you wear one for your own safety (helmets are sanitised after each use). Cycling route maps, repair kits and locks are also provided for free. Download our free app 'Cyclexperience' from the Apple Store or Google Play Store to find most of our routes. Be sure to book online to save time in-store and to secure the bikes you prefer. Happy cycling!
Here we’ve put together the best bits for you to watch out for on your cycle. Some of them are on route, others - not so easy to find.
Castleman’s Corkscrew', a disused railway line so-called because of the shape it cut across the forest and Charles Castleman who promoted it.
The Knightwood Oak is a pedunculate oak over 500 years old and has a girth of 7.38 metres. The tree is still growing
A great spot for a picnic and for children to have a splash in the river.
Try the traditional New Forest cider directly from the brewery. You can try the unpasteurised, real cider straight from the barrels.
Platform overlooking a meadow where fallow deer gather for daily feedings by the forest keeper.
Here are some convenient spots on route to stop for food and drinks
The White Buck is a great Tudor style pub and can get busy with tourists and locals so advanced booking is recommended. It is very convenient but if you can't get served, you will need to venture into Burley nearby to find alternatives.
A picturesque inn with a lovely atmosphere and a friendly team. Fresh food made to order.
An old pub with a large terrace, outdoor space and wild ponies nearby. Good food, drinks and atmosphere. Child and dog-friendly.