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Salcey Forest Cycle Trail

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Length of trail:

5 miles

Trail is currently open

Salcey Map

 

Trail description

Salcey is a delight to discover on bike, and provides a fantastic opportunity for family cycling.

*Due to machinery working on site for your safety, route diversions will be in place from 9th October up to 14th November. This will affect the Elephant Walk, the Church Path Walk, the Woodpecker Trail, the Cycle Trail and the Horse Trail. The rest of Salcey Forest, including the Salcey Forest Cafe, is open as usual*

Cycling in Salcey forest is one of the safest and most relaxing ways to pick up confidence and develop cycling skills. Starting in the car park behind the cafe, is the relatively flat, wide and smooth Salcey Forest Cycle Trail.

This green graded route follows a gentle, relatively flat circular route around the woodland, starting and ending in the main car park.

Care is needed as the route crosses public roads in two places. Part of this circuit is shared with walkers and horse riders.

Stop off for a picnic with the family to break up your ride, and spend some quality time in the great outdoors!

Facilities and things to look out for

  • Print a map before you go - available to download here
  • If you visit regularly, you might want to consider purchasing a Discovery Pass, entitling you to free parking and whole host of other benefits
  • After your ride, enjoy a tasty home made meal or cake in warm friendly surroundings at the Salcey Forest Café.

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What's Here?

  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Information
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Walking
  • Toliets

Location

OS Grid ref: SP795514
Postcode: NN7 2HX

Get directions

Contact

Central District Office

0300 067 4340
sherwood.fdo@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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