Grade of Trail:
Length of trail:7 miles
Trail is currently open
The Sika Cycle Trail runs for 7 miles around Wareham Forest.
Its southern point links to the Northport Greenway thereby providing a safe, off-road route from the town of Wareham to the forest.
The trail follows tracked routes through the forest and heath. It is generally flat with a couple of inclines, and is suitable for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Simply follow the numbered posts around the route.
What do other visitors say?
4 StarsAnonymous, 10/Oct/2016
What a wonderful area to cycle in. We came last year, and returned again last week with our cylce map. However, although new posts have been installed, there were no numbers. We muddled round trying follow the map but found the powerlines more of a useful guidance than the posts! Please put the numbers back, it was much more relaxing!
Forestry Commission Response
Thank you for comment on the website and I am pleased you have had wonderful experience in Wareham Forest. The numbered posts are not due to come back and have been replaced with arrows directing people to and from Northport and the Sika Trail car park. Soon there will be a new pdf version of the map which you will be able to download off of the website to help navigate the trail. I do hope our new upgrade has not caused too much inconvenience and you return soon.
4 StarsAnonymous, 5/Oct/2016
Having cycled the Sika trail last year, we came back to Wareham to repeat the wonderful experience. Using the same map guide with the numbered marker posts, we were surprised that the replacement posts were not numbered. Luckily, because we had previously cycled the route, we were able to muddle round and extremely grateful for the powerlines as a landmark. I am sure we shall be back again, and hopefully to see the numbers reinstated.
Signage inadequate nice ride