Swinley Forest News
by Jon Lucas, 30 Nov 12.
Many of you will be aware that the Crown Estate is instituting some changes within Swinley Forest which will affect cyclists with regard to new trail construction and usage of existing trails. A meeting will be convened on the 3rd December for riders to learn more...
by Paul Howard, 22 May 11.
The devastating fire that ripped through much of Crowthorne Wood is now out and riders are welcome to return to the area. Some of the trails nearest the A3095 have been affected and the forestry have created new firebreaks so don't expect to ride all your old favourites. Swinley Forest is unnafected and all trails can be ridden. If you do spot any suspicious activity or fires however small please inform the relevant authorities as fast as possible. Thank you.
by Jane Lucas, 11 May 11.
The good news is that the fires are out and NO MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS in
Crowthorne Wood or Swinley Forest have been affected. However due to the
massive clear up operation now going on, both Crowthorne Wood and Swinley
are STILL CLOSED. Read More...
by Paul Howard, 03 May 11.
The forest fires affecting the Crowthorne and Swinley area have led to the closure of many roads and amenities such as the Look Out Discovery Centre. Members of the public are urged to stay away from the area and this includes Swinley Forest. Please read on for more...
by Paul Howard, 11 Mar 11.
Current permits expire on the 31st March 2011. Order your Annual Permit for the new season now, it costs just £20. All cyclists (aged over 16 years) are required to have and display the Permit when using Swinley Forest. For details on the permit scheme please refer to the relevant section on this website.
by Jon Lucas, 02 Apr 09.
Just a reminder that your Annual Permit to cycle at Swinley Forest expires on 31 March, so now is the time to renew it, to get another whole year's riding in the forest.
by Jon Lucas, 17 Apr 08.
The forest is now settling down after the upheaval of the massive pipeline works and most of the forest tracks that were disturbed are now recovering well and are quite rideable.
by Jon Lucas, 31 Mar 08.
With April now upon us it's time to let you know that the current permits are about to expire and that the 2008/9 ANNUAL PERMITS for cycling within Swinley Forest are available now.
by Jon Lucas, 23 Jan 08.
The pipeline works on Old Bracknell Road are now underway and will take
by Jon Lucas, 15 Jan 08.
Sorry it's not a new trailname! If you have visited Swinley Forest in the last 6 weeks you will have noticed that preparation works for a new water pipeline are being carried out.