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Horse trail
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Trail details

Length of trail:

8 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

The network of horse trails within the wood provides extensive access for horse riders with permits. Most of the trail is on wide forest tracks and about half of it is surfaced.

Annual Riding Permits are available from the local office in person or over the phone on 0300 067 4160 (open Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings).

We also do a day permit if you wish to ride for a day, 'test' the trails before commiting to a year long pass or have a friend visiting. These can be bought from the forest office in person or over the phone on 0300 067 4160 (open Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings).

De-boxing is available in our exit car park for day permit holders. This car park should be accessed directly off the main road, rather than using the one-way Forest Drive. Continue along the main road, past the Main Entrance for 2 miles. The entrance is on the right, then turn right into the exit car park. Another de-boxing area is located off Hale Lane for use by annual permit holders.

What do other visitors say?


Just wondering how much annual and day permits cost.

Thank you

Anonymous, 9/Jul/2017

Our annual passes are 55, and a day pass is 8. For more information or to get either pass, please give us a call on 0300 067 4160.

Forestry Commission Response

Hi sorry to bother you how do I purchase a permit for my wife and her friend to ride round wendover trail ?

Many thanks

Ricky stock, 30/Mar/2017

You can purchase either a day pass (to try the trails in advance) or an annual pass from the Forest Office, either over the phone on 0300 067 4160 or in person, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8am to 2pm.

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Wendover Woods Office

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