Brockenhurst to Rhinefield Arboretum Cycle Route
This short ride visits the giant redwood trees near the Rhinefield Ornamental Drive and Blackwater Arboretum on quiet roads and forest tracks; the ride is suitable for families.
Cycling: Road and gravel tracks
Distance: 10 miles / 1.5hrs
OS Explorer Map: OL22
OS Landranger Map: 196
Nearest Railway Station: Brockenhurst (start and finish)
This easy ride leaves Brockenhurst on quiet residential roads and tracks before crossing the open heathland to the west of the village (watch out for horses and donkeys!). The road then dips down to the bridge over the attractive Ober Water and continues past the splendid Rhinefield House Hotel.
A few minutes on, the route then turns left into the forest and follows the Tall Tree Trail to Brock Hill before looping back to Rhinefield House. From here, it retraces its outward route to Brockenhurst.
Rhinefield Ornamental Drive and Blackwater Arboretum
Refreshments on arrival/after the ride: Plenty of cafes, tea rooms and pubs in Brockenhurst village centre
Elevenses or afternoon tea (3.5mi): Rhinefield House
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