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  • The Isle of Purbeck offers an amazing selection of safe, traffic-free cycling within just over 2 hours train journey time from London. We have over 10 routes to choose from so that you can come back and discover a different part of the area each time. Check out the following route descriptions and galleries to help you choose the route which best suits your abilities. Our main hire centre is now based at Norden Station off the main road between Wareham and Corfe Castle. For Wareham Forest, we can deliver bikes to our retail store at Wareham Station but we will require a bit of notice.

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  • A much requested ride from Wareham or Norden via bridleways enables you to relax at Studland Bay which offers both pub or beach cafes.

    • Distance:
      16-22 miles
    • Duration:
      3-5 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      80% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
  • Follow this ride from Norden and enjoy magnificent ridge views of Corfe Castle before stopping in the village to discover its delights!

    • Distance:
      15 miles
    • Duration:
      3 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      90% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
  • Cycle from Norden to Swanage via Nine Barrow Down to savour far reaching views of the area, then catch the steam train all the way back to base later on!

    • Distance:
      9 miles
    • Duration:
      2 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      90% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
  • Our most challenging ride from Norden, but rewarding you with magnificent views as well as a stop at the famous Square & Compass pub!

    • Distance:
      20 miles
    • Duration:
      4 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      60% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
  • Embarking via Wareham Forest and local bridleways, this adventurous route returns via quiet lanes after stopping at Holme Garden Centre for refuelling! Note you will need to have bikes delivered to Wareham or cycle 4 miles from our Norden Centre.

    • Distance:
      20 miles
    • Duration:
      4 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      60% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
  • A popular ride from Wareham for families following flat trails within Wareham Forest with an option to visit Farmer Palmer’s Activity Farm. Note you will need to have bikes delivered to Wareham or cycle 4 miles from our Norden Centre.

    • Distance:
      7 miles
    • Duration:
      1-2 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      99% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
  • This easy route from Norden or Wareham gets you straight to Arne where you can follow the RSPB nature trail or relax on the small stretch of white sand.

    • Distance:
      10 miles
    • Duration:
      1-2 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      10% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
  • On Norden’s doorstep, Rempstone Estate provides miles of tranquil forest bridleways with views of Poole Harbour & the surrounding countryside.

    • Distance:
      10 miles
    • Duration:
      1-2 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      90% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
  • An adventurous ride from Norden or Wareham to the quintessential Lulworth Cove or Durdle Door using bridleways or quiet lanes.

    • Distance:
      24 miles
    • Duration:
      5 hours (approx)
    • Terrain:
      35% Forest tracks
    Land of the Rising Sun
 
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Find out more Cycling in the Purbecks is a great way of seeing the natural beauty of the Jurassic coastline. However there are a few rules and regulations that help to keep the harmony of the inhabitants, ecosystems and traffic.
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