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Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Length of trail:

8 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

The extensive cycle network within Wendover Woods provides a route suitable for family cycling. It has climbs and descents, some parts are steep. Sections can be muddy in, or after, wet weather and therefore challenging to negotiate. Follow the waymarkers with green and white bicycles. Cycle stands are provided by the Cafe in the Woods and also another one by the start of the Fitness Trail.

We have carried out works on the boundary track on the west of the woodland and this route is now open for use by cyclists, increasing the length of the trail to 8 miles.

The trail is mainly on surfaced tracks and is not designed for a challenging mountain bike experience. If your interested in extreme cycling or a technical downhill experience then contact the local office on 0300 067 4160 and ask for details of Aston Hill Mountain Bike Area. Alternatively see

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What do other visitors say?

This is not a family cycle route. It would test a regular adult cyclist.

Jn, 12/Aug/2018

Thank you. We are looking at our current trail with a view to renaming it.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

A great free trail that is not too technical but still a challenge in places. Great for novices and the experience alike. oh and a lovely tea shop at the end of your ride as well.

paul, 1/Aug/2018
1 Star 1 Star

Cycling surfaces appalling! Rubble and stones for much of it. Very steep and not at all suitable for young children. Disappointed.

Anonymous, 24/Jun/2018

We are sorry that you are disappointed with the cycle trail. There has been work done to improve both the camber and the drainage on the whole trail, with follow up surfacing being done. The surfacing is not rubble but it is stone which creates a well drained sustainable surface. In terms of steepness, we are very limited on the site and have to work with the terrain we have.

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Wendover Woods Office

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

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