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Explore Aston Hill Bike Park
(Average user rating: 3 unrated 3/5)

Aston Hill Bike Park is a dedicated site for Mountain biking, which is situated just outside Wendover Woods and is part of  the Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The park features graded trails of varying difficulty; four downhill (DH) trails, a 4X track and a two part cross country (XC) loop, with a push up track to bring riders back to the start of all trails. There is also a pump track close to the car park.

The trails are techincal in nature and suited for riders of moderate ability and confidence. 

Surface to Air, opened in 2012, involved a huge amount of work  undertaken by the Aston Hill committee and volunteers on this trail, named “Surface to Air”, which is a flowing, progressive track suited more to the experienced riders that visit, and has had amazing feedback since opening.  

Prices for Day Passes

To ride at Aston Hill Bike Park you will need to purchase a day permit for £7.00 which can be acquired through three different options, purchasing from a Ranger on site, popping into the office which is open Mon/Wed/Fri during the hours of 9am to 12:30, or buying from the Pay & Display machine in the car park. If there are no Rangers on-site when you arrive, just give them a call on the duty phone 07796 313507. Annual passes can be purchased online at boxoffice.forestry.gov.uk/memberships.

Opening and Locking Times

Opening times are 8:30 till half an hour before dusk, gate locking time will always be sign posted as you enter the site and will be changed throughout the year depending on daylight hours. 

For further information about Aston Hill Bike Park and membership, then please go to www.rideastonhill.co.uk or call 07429 087543.

What do other visitors say?

3 Stars 3 Stars

As said no facilities except a portaloo that quite often you won't want to go near. True also that better facilities including a cafe are close (1km away). However you can't park your car at that area using the Forestry Commission Aston Hill Discovery Pass you may have bought to support the hill; you have to pay extra to park over the road by the cafe. If the forestry commission are using other close facilities as an excuse not to put better ones at Aston Hill then the Discovery pass should be valid for parking at both sites.

Steve B, 24/Oct/2016

Thank you for your comments and for supporting the hill. The Discovery Pass at Aston Hill is for membership for riding not for the parking.

Forestry Commission Response

No toilet facility apart from a portalet..

Anonymous, 3/Dec/2015

There is a portaloo provided, or alterntively there are toilet facilities in the adjacent Wendover Woods site.

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5 Stars 5 Stars

I suggest 'Arthur' should lay off his brakes. Maybe canal tow paths would be more suitable.

Anonymous, 18/Nov/2015
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Last updated: 18th November 2016

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OS Grid ref: SP891101
Postcode: HP22 5NQ

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Wendover Woods Office

0300 067 4160 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings) 07796 313507 all other times
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