Explore the forest on two wheels
Hop on bikes and cover more corners of woodland together - we'll include our complimentary Pedals and Puzzles trail with full break bike hire when staying on breaks between 21st July and 29th September*
Simply add bike hire for your break to your booking and you can enjoy our Pedals and Puzzles Trail when you arrive at the location.
*offer available at Delamere Forest, Blackwood Forest, Cropton, Keldy, Forest of Dean and Thorpe Forest.
Pick up a cycling guide at the Forest Retreat for trails that start from your doorstep or start with an easy circular 8.5km route that meets the River Wye at Symonds Yat Rock. Unbeatable views guaranteed.
The Three Rivers circular route connects Hereford, Ross on Wye, Monmouth and Hay on Wye. The National Cycle Network route 42 is another stretch, which takes in countryside between Hay on Wye and Chepstow.
Soak up some local atmosphere and feel closer to nature along The Peregrine Path. It goes from Monmouth to Goodrich and takes in castles, ancient towns, the River Wye, King Arthur’s Cave and nesting peregrine falcons.
Mountain biking holidays in Gloucestershire
Our top picks for experts, enthusiasts and adventurers.
Want to tick mountain biking in the Forest of Dean off your bucket list?
Discover 10.5km of breath-taking mountain views along the famous Verderers’ Trail in the Forest of Dean.
Take on the ‘Iron Chicken and ‘Blue String Pudding’ before the final thrilling descent or test your skills along The Freeminer Trail. This route is ideal for experienced cyclists with technical challenges, hairpin bends, switchback climbs and varied single-track.
Our tip? Look out for a few surprises. The volunteers who maintain these trails are constantly upgrading the various stretches so there’s always something new to conquer.
The perfect way to kickstart your break at Forest of Dean
Want to get straight out into the forest as soon as you arrive? Book bikes at the same time as your break so they’re ready for when you get here. Log into your account to add Forest of Dean bike hire or give us a call on 03330 110 495 and we’ll take care of the details. But be quick, bikes are already selling fast.
Get that #ForestFeeling on two wheels
Searching for cycling holidays and mountain bike breaks in the UK? We offer bike hire at all our locations, so all you have to do is pick them up when you arrive. Choose from adult bikes, children’s bikes, tag-a-longs, trailers, child seats (and don’t forget the free helmets) and look forward to wonderfully wild adventures in the great outdoors.
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Whether you’re planning an epic mountain bike break or a peaceful cycling holiday, we’ve got you covered with forest cabins in Forest of Dean. Kick back on the outdoor decking, relax in the hot tub and find your #ForestFeeling in the heart of Gloucestershire.