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Cycle routes and walking trail closures

Updated 21st October 2020

Cycle route closures

The cycle route near Deerleap Car park, which goes towards the railway bridge crossing is closed for 2 days while repairs are carried out, please make sure you follow the diversions on 22 and 23 October. Please make sure you only use the waymarked cycle route in the New Forest.

Walking trail closures

  • A section of track will be closed for 2 days, on 22 and 23 October 2020 from Deerleap Car Park towards the railway bridge crossing. Please follow the diversions in place.
  • 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.