okeford hill bike park

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Booking Instructions...

We are using a booking service (FIXR) to comply with government guidlines regarding Covid-19

You Book via the link then use your phone as your ticket. Presenting your phone when you meet us at the park will contactlessly book you in. If you donot have a smart phone we can book in via your name. 

 

OUR TERMS OF SERVICE.

Okeford 

Please do not attend if you are in quarantine/isolation, have any symptoms of Covid-19 or are awaiting test results for a Covid-19 test. 

Respect social distancing of 2 meters, Its easy in a big woodland but easy to forget. Just stand apart when talking. 

You must wear a mask covering your mouth and nose (no exceptions) for the entirety of the uplift - including putting on & taking off your bike. 

If you are not willing to bring a mask and wear it please do not book on the uplift as you are sharing a small space with others. Uplift is in Open top picup Land rovers. Taking off your mask during your uplift without good reason will make others uncomfortable. We reserve the right to exculue uplift pasengers that after reminders will not keep their masks on. 

 

Obey our Park Rules. (In short. Be nice, ride safe).

Helmets must be worn when riding your bike. 

Be self sufficient. Bring your own food and water, sanitiser, first aid kit and tools. 

 

 

Walks/Surrounding area

At  Okeford hill we are surrounded by beautiful countryside waiting to be explored with plenty of established walking trails for miles around, through green fields and lovely woodland walks, you can also access the Wessex Ridgeway walk which passes through the forest at Okeford hill the wessex ridgeway itself starts in Marlborough in Wiltshire and finishes on the jurassic coast in Lyme regis.

From Okeford Hill you can walk down to Shillingstone and join on the the trailway that follows the old railway line from Sturminster Newton to Blandford Forum. Please find the links below one is for and OS maps overview of Okeford Hill the other is a Google street view map of Okeford Hill

OS map link

http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/osmapdisp?openform&route=okeford-hill-walking-and-cycle-route

Street view map link

http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/openmap?openform&route=okeford-hill-walking-and-cycle-route

Once you’ve finished exploring the beautiful countryside that surrounds us, pop into our cafe at the top of the Okeford Hill bike park. The cafe will be open weekends 0900-1630, there is both indoor and outdoor seating and whilst you enjoy some refreshments. Our parking is free and our staff are friendly.

 

There are also a number of lovely pubs nearby the closest being the Royal Oak In Okeford Fitzpaine which has a good menu for both beer and food. Other than the Oak there is The Ox in shillingstone. The Saxon, in Child Okeford. Those are the most locals pubs to us, but both Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton have plenty of good pubs which all serve food.