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Cycle Events

A limited number of cycle events are held in the Forest each year, most of which are based at the Cannop Cycle Centre.

The events are organised by a number of different external parties, in conjunction with the Forestry Commission.

On event days parking may become limited on site for non-competitors.  Alternative parking for visitors with their own bikes can be found at Beechenhurst Lodge, from where the cycle centre is just a short ride away (1/2 km).

The Forestry Commission fully supports the bike events at the Cycle Centre and wish them to continue but need to take into account the demand on the trails, the general users of the site and the capacity of the car park and facilities in general. 

Event Dates for 2018 - TBC

Last updated: 18th January 2018

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