Visiting us at Sandy Balls? We've put together our top routes to explore on 2 wheels...

The New Forest has plenty of fantastic cycling routes to explore while discovering wildlife, heritage and parts of Hampshire you never knew existed. Whether you’re setting off on an exciting family day out or looking to challenge yourself with some off-road routes, there’s something for everyone in the heart of the New Forest.

Bike Rides in the New Forest

Sandy Balls loop

The perfect cycling route for families ready to explore, the Sandy Balls loop starts and finishes at Sandy Balls – taking you on a brilliant tour of the stunning New Forest countryside. Stretching across 40km with endless beautiful scenery to explore, the Sandy Balls loop is the perfect route for those looking for a fun and adventurous family day out!

South Food Trail

Travelling via train during your New Forest getaway? The South Food trail may just be the perfect cycling route for you! Beginning close to the railway station in Brockenhurst, the South Food Trail stretches along the old railway line with stunning surroundings to admire. Feeling peckish? With plenty of options to grab a bite to eat along the way, you’re most certainly in for a treat!

Cycling New Forest

Northern Forest Circular

If you’re looking for an exciting and inspiring bike ride, then the Northern Forest Circular should be high in your list of cycling routes to conquer. With stunning views of the beautiful wildlife in the area, this trail takes you over the stunning hills of the North of the New Forest where you can enjoy all that nature has to offer.

Brockenhurst to Lyndhurst

The Brockenhurst to Lyndhurst circuit is a circular route showcasing some of the most picturesque parts of the New Forest. With multiple cycle trails to explore, this circuit is perfect for those looking for a relaxing bike ride as well as the more experienced cyclers seeking a challenge.

Sandy Balls Holiday Village

The Woodland Trail

Quiet, picturesque, and charming, the Woodland Trail offers the perfect taste into the beauty of the New Forest for its visitors. Ideal for walking and cycling, the Woodland Trail stretches over 8.5 miles, taking you into the heart of the New Forest with plenty of off-road routes branching off from the busier surroundings.

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