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Skills Area & Pump Loop
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Length of trail:

0.5 miles

Trail description

These areas are purpose-built to help cyclists develop new off-road skills, with numerous features for all abilities, located either side of the gateway car park.

Suitable for novice to advance riders.

Skills Area - gives you just a taster, with a variety of features you'll find on some of our trails. Easy, medium and hard options allow you to test and improve your skills.  

Pump Loop - will help you find your flow. Bumps and bends will give you a feel for off-road cycling and how to handle the terrain.

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What's Here?

  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Cycling Hire
  • Hi-Rope
  • Horse riding
  • Orienteering
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Segway
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint
  • Toliets


OS Grid ref: SX884849

Get directions


Haldon Forest Park
Ranger's Office
0300 067 5826

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