Trail Status:  

Open - All Clear

Nearest Town: Thetford   

The Thetford Forest Mountain Bike Red Trail is a difficult and taxing ride. Read more

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Beater Trail at Thetford Forest (Formerly known as the Red cycle trail) is great mixture of terrain; fast flowing single track with gentle open areas. This smile inducing trail takes you through beautiful beech woods and weaves in and out of peaceful pine plantations.

For aspiring cyclists who like a challenge, not suitable for those under 12 years old.

  • Parking Parking
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Bike Hire Bike Hire
  • Bike Wash Bike Wash
  • Cafe Cafe
Nearest Town: Thetford
Website: www.forestry.gov.uk
Sat Nav: IP27 0AF
Grid Ref: TL 811851

Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 6.8182 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 6.7273 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 6.9091 out of 10
Facilities
Facilities 7.0000 out of 10
Location
Location 6.7273 out of 10

"Great challenge"
Review by: rookie on 27 May 2008


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Trail Location

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The forest drive and entrance is located on the B1107 Thetford to Brandon Road. approximately 4 miles from Thetford and half a mile from Brandon. Follow the Forest Toll Road for about 1½ miles and you will enter the car parking area. A forest toll applies. (Post code IP27 0AF)

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Eaton Park Skatepark

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Please note: Distance is calculated as air distance or "as the crow flies" the most direct route between two points, so the distance by road maybe slightly longer.

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Last modified: 2016-01-12 10:06:38
Beater Trail - Thetford Forest 3.4 out of 5 based on 11 ratings. 11 user reviews.

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