cycling

The roads and lanes in this part of Shropshire are popular with cyclists. The Shropshire Cycling website provides details of a wide selection routes to cater for all ages and levels of fitness. For those who prefer cycling ‘off–road’, Hopton CyclingWood lies amid the glorious scenery of South Shropshire Hills, it is a coniferous woodland and covers an area of 350 hectares. Here you will find 32km (20 miles) of forest roads, tracks and single tracks covering the woodland. It’s varied terrain offers leisurely or exciting mountain biking to suit all levels of cycling ability. Colour coded routes make picking suitable routes easy. The downhill tracks in this woodland require a degree of expertise. You will need to be properly prepared with safety equipment and a well maintained bike.

A waterproof mountain bike trail guide is available from the Forestry Commission’s District Office please ring 01889 586593 for details.

Cycles are available for hire at Wheely Wonderful Cycling who are based just outside Leintwardine.