Forest Holidays

Cycling & bike hire at Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

Winding trails, pine-scented forests and epic mountain biking.

Cycling holidays in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

Fresh air, total freedom and time to just... be. Discover Sherwood Forest cycling holidays. Explore winding forest trails, channel your inner Robin Hood and complete your break with a day out at Sherwood Pines.  

Psst... don’t forget to book bike hire

The perfect way to kickstart your break at Sherwood Forest.

Want to get straight out into the forest as soon as you arrive? For Sherwood Pines bike hire head to Sherwood Pines Cycles, just a short walk from our cabins and book your bikes.  They also offer a 15% discount for Forest Holidays guests. For advice on frame sizes and pricing please call 01623 822 855 or email

Discover cycling holidays at Sherwood Forest

Don’t miss these cycling trails on your next staycation.

  • Family friendly

    Discover beautiful parkland on a trail that takes you around the serpentine lake at Clumber Park. Or visit Vicar Water Country Park for easy waymarked trails. There’s a handy café and visitor centre there too.  

  • Long distance

    The National Cycle Network route 66 forms part of the 154-mile Derby to York cycle route. For a picturesque ridwith views of pretty villages try ‘Almost No Hills’, a 25-mile flat circular route 

  • Day trip classics

    For leisurely forest and waterside cycling take Kings Clipstone Route 2 where you may spot a kingfisher or two. For a longer trip, try the Ancient Sherwood route through Clumber Park. Picnic perfection. 

Get stuck into cycling at Sherwood Pines  

Just a short walk through the forest from your cabin is Sherwood Pines – one of the best places to go cycling in the UK. 

Sherwood Pines is perhaps the Midland’s most well-known forest. With activity trails, play areas, bike hire, wild running and mountain biking trails, it’s the ultimate destination for adventurers of all ages.  

Head to the Bike Park to build your mountain biking skills on dirt jumps surrounded by woodlandOr if you’re looking for quieter spot to practice, try the Skills Loop (a safe, easy and traffic free place to get started) before moving on to the Family Cycle Route.

There’s also the Blue Adventure Cycle Route through natural terrain and the famous Kitchener Trail – a fast, challenging route through the forest and one of Sherwood Pine’s most popular.  

More things to do in Nottinghamshire

    Ancient Sherwood Route

    20 miles

    Kings Clipstone Route 2

    5.5 miles

    Blue adventure cycle trail

    6 miles

    Kitchener trail

    8 miles

    Family Cycle Route

    3 miles

Nottinghamshire mountain biking holidays made simple 

Get that #ForestFeeling on two wheels.

Searching for cycling holidays and mountain bike breaks in the UK? Book your bikes on arrival with Sherwood Pines Cycles and look forward to wonderfully wild adventures in the great outdoors.

Book cycling holidays in Nottinghamshire 

Whether you’re planning an epic mountain bike break or a peaceful cycling holiday, we’ve got you covered with cabins nestled among the pine trees in Sherwood Forest. Kick back on the outdoor decking, relax in the hot tub and find your #ForestFeeling in the heart of Nottinghamshire.  

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