Swinley Forest has 24km of 'free-to-ride' purpose built, all weather way-marked mountain bike trails that nestle and follow the forest's natural ebb and flow. The trails are suitable for riders of all levels, from beginners to advanced, and for all sorts of bikes from fat-tyred mountain bikes to kid’s bikes to those wishing to explore on an adventure drop bar style of bike.

The trails are built from quarried material onsite that allow the trails to run brilliantly in all weathers making them the perfect for a rainy day activity with the kids or a blast in the sunshine with your mates.

The sumptuous singletrack follows the contour of the forest and has 3 main routes on offer, they are the Green, Blue & Red routes.

Green Trail: suitable for beginner & novice cyclists.

Blue Trail: Suitable for intermediate cyclists & mountain bikers with basic off-road riding skills.

Red Trail: For proficient mountain bikers with good off road riding skills

Nature lovers will love Swinley. The forest is designated as a Special Protection Area (SPA) due to the rare European based Ground Nesting Birds, these include the Nightjar, Dartford Warbler and Woodlark. Swinley Forest also holds the accolade of a Site for Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and the trails allow riders & nature to be harmony.

If you want more from riding these trails, then investigate coaching options or find out more about The Summit

Trails Map

Green Trail - Easy

Get an introduction to off road cycling with the Green Route. Perfect for families and newbies of the sport.

Suitable for beginner & novice cyclists.



Blue Trail - Moderate

The Blue Trail is a stunning, flowing loop around Swinley Forest, offering up 10km of great, fun cycling.

Suitable for intermediate cyclists & mountain bikers with basic off-road riding skills.



Red Trail - Advanced

The Red Trail offers up 13km of varied terrain including berms, natural woodlands, technical trail features and smiles for miles.

Suitable for proficient mountain bikers with good off-road riding skills




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