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Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre

Willesley Wood Side | Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 2UP, England
+44 1530 274533
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Nice lunch time meal

Went with my 1 year old daughter a friend and their 1 year old son. Very welcoming staff, plenty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul W
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Great Afternoon out

Great to get out and about with the kids in their bikes and my wife and I on foot. Loads of trails... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ST177
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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“bike hire” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Willesley Wood Side | Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 2UP, England
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+44 1530 274533
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"bike hire"
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"cakes"
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"mountain biking"
in 3 reviews
"round the lake"
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"toasties"
in 5 reviews
"activity pack"
in 2 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 8 reviews
"off road"
in 8 reviews
"chilled atmosphere"
in 2 reviews
"great trails"
in 3 reviews
"reasonable parking"
in 2 reviews
"gruffalo trail"
in 6 reviews
"playground area"
in 2 reviews
"dog walking"
in 5 reviews
"car park"
in 12 reviews
"great couple of hours"
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"yellow route"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my 1 year old daughter a friend and their 1 year old son. Very welcoming staff, plenty of high chairs and room to get around. The food was excellent very tasty selection of sandwiches and cakes!

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to get out and about with the kids in their bikes and my wife and I on foot. Loads of trails and walks to try following by a great drink / snack at the on site cafe.

Thank ST177
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love to walk around here at the weekend and stop off for coffee and cake, cafe dog friendly. Things to keep children amused whilst doing the circular walk, and play equipment near the cafe.

Thank Mrs Carol G
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Love love hicks - have been going for a few years now and go fairly regularly with my youngest and before that my middle daughter. Excellent off road mountain bike course for beginners and people wanting a good bounce round a moderate off road track...More

Thank zebhead
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Lots of options for different routes for dog walking, some flatter than others, in a lovely environment. Cafe is great and dog friendly - they even have dog ice cream! I have always found the toilets to be clean and the parking fee is more...More

Thank CLJ4818
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Good cycle paths/walking and good for picnics in the summer. I think the cafe could be better and the children's play park could also be improved... but it does what it says on the tin, if you want to cycle safely, then this is the...More

Thank Emma F
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

A great location. Small charge for the car park helps maintain and develop the site. Look out for the volunteers working on woodland projects. Cycle hire available or take your own bikes. More suitable for families than boy racers. Yellow route is also ideal for...More

1  Thank kathy b
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

What a great day! We enjoyed an hours cylcle hire, explored the routes through the forest and rounded of the morning in the cafe. The kids enjoyed the adventure playground and really didn't want to leave.

Thank betsyclarke76
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

take a bike or walk , suitable for all ages and abilities.good cafe on site foe those not wanting to bike.

Thank _ritamanning66
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A really great place and whilst the trails are few it's an almost all weather location. You might get dirty when its wet but no gloopy mud. Just one request, would the cafe staff please please wash your hands after stroking dogs before serving customers...More

Thank R32EastMidlands
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Nigel B
18 January 2017|
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Response from Joanne P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure as I've only ever seen cars parked, is give hicks lodge a ring!
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Docnoo3
22 August 2015|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes i believe they do.
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