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Family Cycle Route
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Length of trail:

3 miles miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

The Family Cycle route covers a 3 mile loop that starts at the Visitors Centre and loops through the forest on the extensive all-weather network. 

Taking approximatley 1 hour to complete at a leisurely pace, the Family Cycle route is ideal for those with small children who would tire on the longer trails or newcomers to cycling just wanting a leisurely quiet hour in the forest.  Picnic benches are dotted around the trail, which provide resting stops or somewhere for a picnic. 

This trail is directly accessible at post 17 from Centre Parcs holiday village. 

Free fold out maps of the cycle routes are available from the Visitor Centre and Cycle shop.

What do other visitors say?

We did the green route today with a nine year old and a six year old. It took one and a half hours! There is an escape route back to the visitors centre and we wish we had taken it! It was lovely...but tiring!

Anonymous, 19/Apr/2015
5 Stars 5 Stars

Very good ride for any rider who is wanting to become a mountain biker. This is of any age.

Anonymous, 28/Dec/2014

We love it here especially taking our bikes and doing the family route. Only one complaint. People who walk get in the way, and take up the whole path and dont seem to want to move out of the way. Also dogs not on leads running in front of your bike could lead to a serious accident.

Anonymous, 5/May/2014
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