Shell Brook trail at Hicks Lodge

Visitor Information
Visitor Information: Hicks Lodge
  • Opening Hours
  • How to find us
  • Parking and Prices
  • Facilities and access
  • Contact Details

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  

Weekdays

Monday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Tuesday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Wednesday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Thursday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Friday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00

Weekends

Saturday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
Sunday
Opening hours 08.00-20.00
How to find us

How to find us

How to find us
Hicks Lodge, Ashby-de-la-Zouch,, Swadlincote
Sat Nav Postcode: LE65 2UP
By Car

From Ashby Road take Willesley Woodside. The carpark for Hicks Lodge will be on the right.

By Public Transport

There is no public transport to this site.

OS Grid Ref
SK 329 155

52.7364716, -1.5141606

Parking and Prices

Parking and Prices

Parking Charges

Up to 1 hour £1.00
Up to 2 hours £2.00
All day £3.00

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass - Find out more about the discovery pass
Number of disabled parking spaces: 5
Facilities and access

Facilities and access

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
Cafe
Cycle hire
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets

Shell Brook trail - circular forest cycle

Having mastered our shorter trails, this five mile off-road route takes you around the whole site through a mixture of trees and woods. 

You can improve your skills and fitness levels on this more technical trail.

For information on bike hire contact the Hicks Lodge centre on 01530 274533.

Trial information

Starts and finishes on the Family Forest Trail close to the car park, café, toilets and bike shop.
This trail may be rough and uneven and includes jumps, bumps and berms.

Grade - Blue
Is this grade for you?
Blue grade trails are suitable for intermediate cyclists or mountain bikers with basic off-road riding skills.
Trail Length
5.5 miles (8.9 km)