UK Youth/Avon Tyrrell

UK Youth/Avon Tyrrell offers inclusive activities at the Avon Tyrell Outdoor Activity Centre in the New Forest.  The family friendly accessible cycling track through the forest is suitable for adapted cycles, which are available for hire from our centre.

Activities Available at the Centre

Avon Tyrell is a fully operational activity centre offering all inclusive activities including cycling, climbing, archery, canoeing/kayaking, high and low rope challenges.

The blue route is an easy ride accessible track around Avon Tyrrell and is suitable for all of the family

There are a number of bike tracks available on the 65 acre site, but also have the New Forest on our doorstep!

Individuals and groups welcome (contact for booking)

Led sessions for groups up to 8 people (contact for prices)

Full day cycle hire can start at 9 am and finishes at 4.30pm

Three adapted cycles available for hire

Instructors available to offer advice on bike suitability

Avon Tyrrell's 65 acre site provides a variety of accommodation to suit your requirements


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)

For more information on the types of adapted cycles available and who they maybe suitable for, check out About Our Cycle Fleet.


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Volunteer Opportunities

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

Sessional Support
Additional Events Support
Cycle Maintenance  
Other opportunities

About the Centre

Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre is located in 65 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of the New Forest and belongs to the national youth work charity UK Youth. Offering outdoor learning through an extensive range of adventure and field study activities.

The centre provides residential and day visit facilities, activities and sessions for everyone including; schools, families, sport groups and youth groups, disability groups, faith groups and even corporate clients.

Contact Details

Group contact details

David Watts
Phone Number: 07738 588140
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Visit UK Youth/Avon Tyrrell website

Opening Times

Open year round


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


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

By Bike: near NCN route 2 
By Bus: 125
By Road: off Thatchers Lane, near A338, A35  
By Train: Hinton Admiral 
Satellite Navigation: BH23 8ED


Changing Rooms

Facility Details

There is also a small souvenir shop onsite

Further Details

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  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
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