Cycling Routes near Wallops Wood
Cyclists and Walkers Welcome
We are part of the South Downs National Park and belong to the scheme which assists walkers and cyclists during their visit to our beautiful idyllic countryside. We offer free water, puncture repair kits, tyre levers and have a first aid kit in the offices of Wallops Wood Cottages.
We also have a large number of maps and information leaflets that you can choose from. Just pick up from the office or your own cottages.
We have a bike garage where you can store your bikes, please let us know in advance if you need it, we will then show you where it is at Wallops Wood Cottages and give you a code to access it.
Hiring a Bike to enjoy the Meon Valley - Bespoke Bike Hub
Being in the South Downs National Park means that we are blessed with beautiful cycling routes that everyone can enjoy. The Bespoke Bike Hub is the place to hire bikes for your holiday at Wallops Wood Cottages.
They have mountain bikes and hybrids for £25 per day. There is a discount of 3 or more bikes / days with a 10% discount. For 3 or more bikes there is a 20% discount. Large groups can also book these, a perfect way to enjoy each other's company whilst breathing in some fresh air and admire the views!
You can pick up your bikes from the Bespoke Spoke Bike Hub in Winchester direct;y (although they ahve a delivery service, see below) at 4a Middle Brook Street, Winchester SO23 8A (near Sainsburys and Poundland)
Opening Hours: 7 days a week
9am - 5pm Monday - Saturday
10am - 4pm - Sunday
Winchester Bike Hub can deliver your bikes straight to your doorstep, there is a delivery and pickup charge for the bikes.
Weekend Drop off £50
Weekend Pickup £50
Mid week drop off £80
Mid week pick up £80
They have around 16 bikes of varying sizes to hire and they have access to more mountain bikes for large groups. All bikes need to be booked ahead of your holidays, so please call them directly!
There is a 10% deposit paid by online invoice to confirm the booking. You will also need a photo ID and proof of address as security.
All bikes are supplied with pump, lock, puncture repair kit and spare inner tube.
Just call them directly on 01962-441962 or email them [email protected] with the number of riders, their heights, who to email the invoice to along with the person’s postal address and they will get everything ready for you!
Bespoke Biking also offers guided cycle tours of Winchester - you can enjoy an amazing 90 minute ride through this beautiful historic city. Visit the Cathedral, Winchester College and the fabulous Water Meadows and so much more. The guided tour is a safe, mostly traffic-free experience that the whole family can enjoy. Just call them directly to book your tour.
If you are bringing your own bicycle to the cottages and need it serviced or repaired during your stay this local shop can come to you.
GPS Cycle routes
Hampshire has a number of appealing cycling opportunities with attractive coastal scenery and beautiful countrywide. This website provides a link to just some of the many cycle routes throughout the county.
New Forest cycling
With a speed limit of 40mph on most roads the New Forest is a relatively safe place to cycle. A New Forest network map can be downloaded showing links between the main villages, Forestry Commission sites and visitor attractions. Several specific routes can also be downloaded and printed.
Off-road cycle tours
Hampshire County Council and Ordnance Survey have partnered to produce a series of four packs covering off-road cycle routes in the north, south, east and west of Hampshire. Each pack contains up to nine pocket-sized maps with routes of varying length, terrain and difficulty. Maps are available to buy in both paper and PDF formats.
Town cycle maps
Maps of the cycle networks in Basingstoke, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester are available to download and print.