Alice Holt Cycling For All
Alice Holt Cycling For All
Welcome to Cycling for All at Alice Holt, where inclusive cycling is offered in a forested area. The centre caters for adults and children with a range of abilities or other challenges, and they have a good selection of adapted bikes. For detailed information on adapted cycles, please see the CTC guide.
Alice Holt Cycling for All is a Cycling UK affiliated centre. It is located a few miles south of Farnham and approximately 1 mile south of Birdworld. The forest is part of the larger South Downs National Park and is a great place for individuals and families to have lots of fun and enjoy a wide selection of recreational activities.
The forest is managed by the Forestry Commission throughout England, also known as the Public Forest Estate. They prioritise services for the public, as well as the wildlife and woodland areas.
CTC enjoy a strategic partnership with the Forestry Commission. Their joint aims include increasing health and well-being, improving awareness of the advantages of engaging in physical activity in the natural environment and increasing cycle skills for all abilities.
Although bike hire at Alice Holt is available for other cycling groups, the Cycling for All group remains restricted to existing volunteers and committed groups rather than general usage.
- Sessions are volunteer led, with someone on hand at all times to help you choose a suitable bike for your needs.
- The sessions are not timed, ride for a as long as you wish for just one price.
- The centre has an adapted range to suit all abilities and these include tricycles, tandems, hand-powered trikes, a wheelchair transferable bike, a wheelchair carrier and a power assisted side-by-side tandem.
- Some pathways at Alice Holt are naturally created from the forest ground, while some are on smooth tarmac. They are flat but varied, and whatever your ability there's a cycle path for everyone. The have long trails that offer a chance to explore the forest, but also a short, safe beginners track for those just starting out. The paths are graded at different levels, according to your ability or aim. Take a look at the Alice Holt map for guidance.
Want to know more about who inclusive cycle centres cater for? Check out CTCs What is inclusive cycling? or contact us (see contact details above).
£2.50 per session
Carers ride free
Want to help? There are various ways in which you could volunteer:
Administration (such as on the committee, as a development coordinator, or to recruit volunteers)
Additional Events Support
Other opportunities (please specify)
Alice Holt Forest
By Bike: on NCN Route 22 and local routes
By Bus: 17, 18 from Farnham
By Road: off A325
By Rail: Bentley
Open: All year
Sessions: Every Thursday form 10am til 1pm
Please visit the Alice Holt Inclusive Cycling website for further information on the location.