Off Road Ride - Epping Forest

Group ride

Event description

Epping Forest Ride.

Car share to Epping Forest.

22 miles, +1,300 ft climbing, 82% unpaved.
This route is ideal for gravel bikes, touring bikes, hybrids and and mountain bikes. 

Beautiful woodland, lakes and open heaths, Terrific riding on swooping roller-coaster fire trails (similar surface to Letchworth Greenway), plus short sections of single-track through woods and quiet lanes.  Some fantastic descents (unfortunately a steepish climb after every descent!),  

Refreshments at Holly Trail Cafe (Chingford) and The Original (Bikers) Tea Hut.

Meet at Bowling Green, Stevenage Old Town at 10.00am to load bikes;
drive to Epping Forest (30 miles, 40 minutes journey time).
Park at Pillow Mounds Car Park, (Rushey Plain, Waltham Abbey, Loughton IG10 4AE).

Approx. 3 hours moving time, plus time at refreshment stops.

Please let Tim know if you'd like to ride; we'll co-ordinate car and bike rack sharing.

Maximum 8 total riders. 

Link to Off Road page

Route details

  • 38 mi / 61 km

Start location


High Street
United Kingdom

Date and start time

  • Sunday 1 October 2023 - 10:00

Contact details