Trail Status:  

Open - All Clear

Nearest Town: Thetford   

The Shepherd trail family at Thetford Forest is an easy but fun singletrack trail which provides a great first taste into the world of mountain biking. Read more

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The Shepherd trail family at Thetford Forest is an easy but fun singletrack trail which provides a great first taste into the world of mountain biking. A quiet family cycle trail for beginners, offering wide open forest roads. Suitable for bikes with tagalongs, trailers and child seats.

  • 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 8.8333 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 8.8333 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 8.8333 out of 10
Facilities
Facilities 8.8333 out of 10
Location
Location 8.8333 out of 10

"the faster you go the more you will get from it"
Review by: martyn748 on 5 January 2012


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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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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: 2018-05-19 08:25:17
Thetford Forest - The Shepherd Trail 4.4 out of 5 based on 6 ratings. 6 user reviews.

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