Summerwood care home in Hampshire has been trialling a fantastic organised cycling initiative in the New Forest. PEDALL is a partnership project funded by the Big Lottery Fund.
Started in 2011 by the New Forest National Park Authority and New Forest District Council, PEDALL (previously called New Forest Inclusive Cycling) provides inclusive cycling in and around the beautiful New Forest and aims to make cycling available to anyone no matter what challenges they may face.
Specialist bikes are available with different seating positions, extra wheels and harnesses to provide support and stability. Led rides offer year-round sessions which are led by qualified teams offering traffic-free off-road cycling in the New Forest. What better way to see the New Forest than by bike, in the fresh pine-scented air, while improving fitness and enjoying that feel-good factor that comes with being outdoors amid stunning scenery.
We are grateful to have received kind permission to share with you this photo from one of the regular forest adventures of Summerwood.