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Garmin comes to the New Forest

20th November 2015

Looking for the best cycle routes in the New Forest? As part of a new scheme you can now hire a bike with a free Garmin cycling computer to guide you around some of the best New Forest cycling routes. 

The New Forest National Park Authority has teamed up with Garmin and local bike hire companies to provide cyclists with free GPS navigation devices to help you find your way along the tracks and enjoy the National Park.

The Garmin Edge Touring devices are simple to use and come already loaded with a range of easy to follow, family-friendly cycle routes. They are available free of charge with bikes hired at outlets around the New Forest.

Garmin cycling computers are free to hire at the following cycle hire shops:

Cyclexperience: Station Car Park, Brockenhurst, SO42 7RR Tel: 01590 624204

Hoburne Bashley: Sway Road, New Milton, BH25 5QR Tel: 07512 780890 

New Forest Activities Booking Centre: The Old Forge, Beaulieu, SO42 7YA Tel: 01590 612377

Sandy Balls Cycle Centre: Godshill, Fordingbridge, SP6 2JZ Tel: 01425 657707

Trax bike hire (mobile delivery service): email Tel 01425 618562 or 07850 043259

This project is supported by Garmin and the Edge Touring devices are available to purchase at

Find out more about cycling in the New Forest and Southern England here.