New Forest Cycling Week

Cycletouring cover from 1975
This year marks the 40th anniversay of the New Forest Cycling Week
25 July 2014 - 2 August 2014

The New Forest Cycling Week was founded in 1975 and for 35 years was based at the Forestry Commission Roundhill campsite near Brockenhurst. In 2010 the New Forest Cycling Week moved to the UK Youth Activity Centre at Avon Tyrrell Manor near Burley. This year we celebrate the rally's 40th anniversary year!

The Rally attracts approximately 200 attendees each year. It is an informal Rally for cycle campers, free from pressure and over-organisation, yet offering activity for all those who wish to join in. It's a Rally for cycling families, small groups and individuals whether new to camping or, indeed, more experienced and age is immaterial! There is plenty to see or explore in this unique area. The many minor roads and tracks make enjoyable and safe riding for families and younger riders and there is normally something taking place every day.

The 2014 Rally will run from Friday 25 July until Saturday 2 August. You're welcome to come for the entire duration of the Rally or whichever days are convenient to you.

The 2014 Rally charges are still TBC. However, as a guide the 2013 charges were £8.50 per person, per night, for adults and £5.50 per person, per night, for children aged 5 to 14. Children under 5 are free and there's no charge for pitches, extra tents, extra vehicles or gazebos etc. Charges will apply for using electric hook up points and most of the optional children's activities available at Avon Tyrrell.


Rides and activities

Ride to Lymington market
Date and time: 
26 July 2014 - 9:00am
Road ride
Supervised swimming pool sessions
Date and time: 
27 July 2014 - 9:00am
A childrens time trial
Date and time: 
28 July 2014 - 9:00am
Beginners or family ride
A childrens time trial plus track cycling at the Calshot Velodrome
Supervised swimming pool sessions
Date and time: 
29 July 2014 - 9:00am
Evening time trial
Date and time: 
29 July 2014 - 9:00am
Road ride
The adults evening time trial organised by the New Forest CC.

Map and Address

Location address and information: 
Avon Tyrell Activity Centre Bransgore Hampshire BH23 8EE


Contact name: 
John Capell
Contact phone number: 
01494 715636
Contact email address: 
Email contact form
Contact address: 

9 New Road, Great Kingshill, Bucks, HP15 6DR

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