cycle routes

Get the best New Forest cycle routes

If you’re looking for the best cycle routes in the New Forest you can now hire a free Garmin GPS navigation device with bikes hired from the Sandy Balls Cycle Centre.

The Garmin Edge Touring devices are simple to use and come already loaded with a range of easy to follow, family-friendly cycle routes to help you find your way along the tracks and enjoy the New Forest National Park.

Gail Cook, UK and Ireland Marketing Manager at Garmin International, said: ‘Garmin is an active lifestyle brand and we are delighted to encourage family cycling throughout the UK. I’m very pleased that we’ve been able to support our local New Forest National Park Authority’s cycling scheme with the provision of a large number of our Edge Touring units, a sat nav for your bike.

‘These cycling computers are pre-loaded with maps of dedicated cycle paths to encourage family cycling participation whilst preserving the beauty of the New Forest.’

*The Garmin Edge Touring devices are available free to a limited number of bikes hired from the Sandy Balls Cycle Centre.

Cycling new forest

Cycling in the New Forest

At Sandy Balls Holiday Village we have a number of cycle routes available at the cycle centre that will take you down forest tracks and country lanes to enjoy and soak up the beautiful sights of the New Forest National Park.

Cycle routes are available for all abilities ranging from 3 hours to 45 minutes going at a steady pace but for those that would like a more leisurely experience take a picnic and make a day of it!

Having a day out in the fresh air, surrounded by trees can reduce stress and boost energy levels, so call the cycle centre today to reserve your bike(s).

For all cycle hire enquiries and information please call the Cycle Centre on 01425 657707.

The New Forest Code

  • Please keep to waymarked gravel tracks when cycling off road.
  • Always ride in single file when roads are narrow and never ride more than two abreast.
  • Make sure you are visible by wearing bright colours.
  • Always use lights after dark or in poor daytime visibility.
  • Plan your route and be out of the forest by dusk.
  • Be aware of animals, other cyclists, pedestrians and drivers whether you are on gravel tracks or on the road.
  • Keep well away from any work going on in the forest.
  • Do not pass any vehicle loading timber until you’ve been told it’s safe to do so.
  • Off road cycling is only allowed on the approved network of tracks. Cycling off route carries a maximum fine of £500.

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