The perfect way to kickstart your breakÂ in the Forest of Dean.Â Â
Want to get straight out into the forest as soon as you arrive? Book bikes at the same time as your break so theyâ€™re ready for when you get here. Log into your account to add bike hire or give us a call onÂ 03330 110 495Â and weâ€™ll take care of the details. But be quick, bikes are already selling fast.Â Â
Pick up a cycling guide at the Forest Retreat for trails that start from yourÂ doorstep orÂ start with an easyÂ circular 8.5km route that meets the River Wye at Symonds Yat Rock. Unbeatable viewsÂ guaranteed.Â Â
The Three Rivers circular route connects Hereford, Ross on Wye, Monmouth and Hay on Wye. The National Cycle Network route 42 isÂ another stretch, which takes in countryside between Hay on Wye and Chepstow.Â Â
Soak up some local atmosphere and feel closer to nature alongÂ The PeregrineÂ Path.Â ItÂ goesÂ from Monmouth to GoodrichÂ andÂ takes in castles, ancient towns, the River Wye, King Arthurâ€™s Cave and nestingÂ peregrineÂ falcons.Â Â
Mountain bikingÂ holidays in GloucestershireÂ
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Want to tick mountain biking in the Forest of Dean off your bucket list?Â
Discover 10.5km of breath-takingÂ mountain views along the famous Verderersâ€™ Trail in the Forest of Dean.Â Â
Take on the â€˜Iron Chicken and â€˜Blue String Puddingâ€™ before the final thrilling descent or test your skills alongÂ The Freeminer Trail.Â This route is ideal for experienced cyclists withÂ technicalÂ challenges,Â hairpin bends, switchback climbs and varied single-track.Â Â
Our tip? Look out for a few surprises. The volunteers who maintainÂ these trailsÂ are constantly upgrading the variousÂ stretchesÂ so thereâ€™s always something new toÂ conquer.Â Â
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, childrenâ€™s bikes, tag-a-longs, trailers, child seats (and donâ€™t forget the free helmets) and look forward to wonderfully wild adventures in the great outdoors.
Whether youâ€™re planning an epic mountain bike break or a peaceful cycling holiday, weâ€™ve got you covered with cabinsÂ in the Forest of Dean. Kick back on the outdoor decking, relax in the hot tub and find your #ForestFeeling in the heart ofÂ Gloucestershire.Â Â