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Cycle routes and walking trail closures

Updated 1st March 2020

Cycle route closures

Please note that from marker 220 - 223 and 226 - 221 in Wilverley Inclosure will be closed while we re-surface them from Mon 2 March - Fri 6 March, there will be no access allowed on this route while work is undertaken. 

Access along the cycle trail in Holidays Hill Inclosure, between the markers 153 at the Portuguese Fireplace and 155 at the New Forest Reptile Centre will be closed off whilst forestry operations take place from 26 February until 21 March.

Walking trail closures

There is restricted access for walkers along the gravel tracks with Holidays Hill Inclosure, between the Portuguese Fireplace and the New Forest Reptile Centre, whilst forestry operations take place from 26 February until 21 March.

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.