Cycle routes and walking trail closures

Updated 4th October 2019

Cycle route closures

Please be aware that the following cycle routes will be closed due to essential livestock management. Please to keep clear of the area for your own safety and that of staff involved in the operation.  

Lady Cross to the Railway Line near Roundhill campsite and Hollands Wood will all be closed from 9am - 2pm on Sunday 6 October.

The route from Rans Wood to Hawk Hill will be closed from 9am - 2pm on Sunday 13 October.

Picket Post will be closed from 9am - 2pm on Tuesday 22 October.

The route from Holmsley Walk to Holmsley campsite will be closed from 9am - 2pm on Sunday 3 November.

Also, tree felling works will affect the cycle route between post 291 and 305 until 25 October.

Walking trail closures

Old railway line - Route Markers - 195-217 (between Setthorns campsite, Sway and Latchmoor, Brockenhurst).

This bridge is now closed to all traffic, including by foot, horse and bicycles due to safety concerns. Please follow the Green diversion signs. Cyclists are advised to dismount and walk down the decline. Please note this leads onto a shared track which pedestrians may be walking.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused by the closure and diversion.


For further information

Please contact the Ranger Team on 0300 067 4601 (Monday - Friday)

Thank you for your understanding. We hope you continue to enjoy the rest of the forest while this work takes place.