UK Youth Avon Tyrrell

UK Youth Avon Tyrrell

UK Youth Avon Tyrrell offers inclusive cycling options as well as other inclusive activities at the Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre in the New Forest. They have an accessible cycling track through the forest and adapted bikes can be hired from the centre.

About the centre 

UK Youth Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre is a Cycling UK affiliated centre.

Besides inclusive cycling, Avon Tyrell is a fully operational activity centre offering other inclusive activities like climbing, archery, canoeing/kayaking, high and low rope challenges. The centre is experienced in looking after children and young people with disabilities and other challenges. Please contact them for more details, to discuss, or read about their sensitivity with disability groups. 

The centre is set in 65 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of the New Forest and belongs to the national youth work charity UK Youth. They offer outdoor learning through an extensive range of adventure and field study activities. Both residential and day visit facilities ar available, with a variety of accommodation to chose from. Activities are aimed at schools, families, sport groups and youth groups, disability groups, faith groups and corporate clients.

Activities available at the centre 
  • The centre hires out bikes to individuals and families.
  • There are a number of cycle tracks available which are suited to different bikes. 
  • They recommend inclusive riders to use the blue route, as this terrain is suitable for adapted bikes. 
  • They have a good selection of adapted cycles and a wide range of two-wheeled bikes too.
  • Their adapted range includes Boma Chairs,  Kettweisel Bike, Pino Bike and a Trets Bike.
  • Booking is essential for both individuals and groups.
  • Led sessions are available for groups up to 8 people, please contact to book and ask for prices.
  • Instructors available to offer advice on bike suitability.
  • For more information on cycling at this centre, please visit their website.

Want to know more about who inclusive cycle centres cater for? Read CTC's guide to inclusive cycling or contact us (see contact details above).

Centre activities 
Inclusive Cycling
Centre facilities 
Cafe
Seating
Toilets
Changing Rooms
Parking
Facility details 

There is a small souvenir shop onsite

Cost 

Adult: Day Hire £16; Half Day £10
Child: Day Hire £7; Half Day £5

Volunteer opportunities 

Want to help? There are various ways in which you could volunteer:

Administration   
Sessional Support
Marketing
Fundraising
Additional Events Support
Cycle Maintenance  
Other opportunities

Locations 

Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre, UK Youth
Braggers Lane
Bansgore
Hampshire
BH23 8EE

By Bike: near NCN route 2 
By Bus: 125
By Road: off Thatchers Lane, near A338, A35  
By Rail: Hinton Admiral

Opening times 

Open: All year

Sessions: Bikes hired from 9am til 4:30 pm.

Contact details

Guest Services
01425 672347

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