An easy and fully signed Green Graded 5 Mile/8 Km Forest Trail loop that’s suitable for cyclists of all ages and abilities, beginning and ending at High Lodge Visitor Centre.
The Shepherd Trail is a flat and easy going forest trail through the beautiful High Lodge area of Thetford Forest. Predominantly making use of the fire roads through the area, this trail is suitable for cyclists of all ages and abilities with no need for any particular type of cycle.
Trail surfaces are firm throughout the year, even in the winter seasons and the scenery can be truly beautiful. This is an ideal trail for a family cycle ride, even with younger children and there’s event a convenient shortcut about half way round if you want to take things easy.