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Family cycle trail

A waymarked circular route mainly on former railway lines with connecting routes to villages and picnic sites. This route has been especially surfaced and is suitable for all ages and abilities.

You can access the family cycle trail from a number of locations around the Forest of Dean, including Forest of Dean Cycle Centre, Beechenhurst and Mallards Pike Lake.

Fancy a shorter family route? Try the 5mile/8km ride from Forest of Dean Cycle Centre or Beechenhurst on the waymarked Hicksters Way Loop.

To find out about cycle hire, tag-a-longs or electric bikes, contact our on-site bike hire specialists at Forest of Dean Cycle Centre.

Trail information

Forest of Dean Cycle Centre, B4234, Cannop Valley, GL16 7EH
Grade - Green
Is this grade for you?
Green grade trails are suitable for beginners or novice cyclists.
Trail Length
9 miles (14.5 km)