Forest Rider

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Be a Forest Rider!

Ride your way to adventure and hone your bike skills with our new Forest Rider packs!

Order yours today and all sorts of epic adventures on two wheels will drop through your door.

With tips and tricks to hone your cycle skills and a logbook to track your progress, we challenge you to log 5 rides and see what you can find as you explore the forest. There are puzzles, fun activities, stickers and tips for riding safely too. 

Find the hidden letter on each page of the logbook and you could also be in with a chance to win an epic prize for you and all the family!

Forest Rider packs are available to buy online or at selected sites now. So what are you waiting for?

Grab your pack, pull on your Forest Rider neck buff, get on your bike and go!

Forest Rider pack

What's in a Forest Rider pack?

  • A logbook to record your rides
  • A cool Forest Rider neck buff
  • Pro cycle skill cards to help you be the best forest rider you can be
  • Stickers and activities
  • The chance to solve a puzzle to enter a prize draw to win £350 Halfords voucher, a family experience with Go Ape, a Forestry England Membership and more!

Packs cost £5 (plus postage and packaging of £1.50 when ordered online)

Encourage your kids to get out and active on their bikes in the forest and be responsible and safe forest riders. Ideal for ages 7 -12.

Upgrade your skills

Scan the QR code on your cycle skill cards to access our tricks and tips videos to help you hone your skills and become the best forest rider you can be!

Share your cycling adventures on our socials using #ForestRider

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Keep exploring...

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Family friendly off-road routes in the forest

Discover green spaces, dedicated cycling trails, skills areas and beginner mountain bike trails perfect for starting your children on their cycling journey. So, grab your helmet and head out for a beautiful cycle ride.

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15 March 2022
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Everyone’s favourite dragon has returned to a Forestry England woodland near you with a brand-new family activity trail and free app!   

Search the map below to find a Zog trail to enjoy near you. Remember to download the app before you visit and grab an activity pack for £4 from your local forest.