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(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.5/5)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Length of trail:

4.75 miles

Trail is currently open

 

Trail description

Whether you've just bought your first bike, or you're looking for a gentle ride through the woods, Wyre Community Discovery Centre offers a fantastic opportunity for natural cycling.

1. The trail

Learn to ride your bike in the forest! Cycling in the forest is one of the safest and most relaxing ways to pick up confidence and develop cycling skills. Explore the safe, traffic free network of forest roads to build confidence as you learn.

Explore the waymarked Blue Cycle Route by following the blue cycle markers through the woods. This 4.75 mile route takes you down forest tracks through a varied woodland landscape, including old oaks and giant Douglas Fir trees, through the Nature Reserve and along the disued railway line.

Passing through Wyre Forest is 'Route 45', part of a national cycle route linking Chester to Salisbury. It enters the forest at Buttonoak and heads south along the forest roads, across Dowles Brook heading towards Bewdley along the old railway line. The Family Mountain Bike Route links Route 45 to the café and info point.

2. Facilities, events, and things to look out for

  • Drop by the Forest café for a post-ride coffee and bacon buttie! There are also several picnic benches on a grassed area near to the car park, why not stop for a family picnic?
  • Shop and hire bikes from our excellent local bike shop Bewdley Outdoors. Contact them on 01299 266601 or email bewdleyoutdoors@btconnect.com for bookings and enquiries.

What do other visitors say?

Do you have bikes for hire?

Penny jones, 16/Aug/2016

Yes, new for 2016 we have Bike Hire available at Wyre! provided by Bewdley Outdoors , you can contact them on 01299 266601 or email on bewdleyoutdoors@btconnect.com Enjoy your visit to Wyre

Forestry Commission Response
4 Stars 4 Stars

Great trail a little bit taxing for my six year old on his new bike but on the whole great family route would recommend

Shendy, 7/Aug/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

Great track, well sign posted, some good fast runs and corners. Track itself was mud-free, compressed gravel and generally fun to ride on.

Parking was cheap - 3 for whole day, bacon butties and toilet onsite is great.

Scott, 9/Jun/2016
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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Gradient (moderate)

Location

OS Grid ref: SO 750 740
Postcode: DY14 9XQ

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Contact

Wyre Recreation Team
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0300 067 4935
wyre@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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