Epping Forest Mountain Biking
Riding In Epping ForestEpping Forest is home to the only real MTB trails within London, stretching between Forest Gate in the South and Epping in the North. If you know where to look it contains some of the best singletrack in the South East and London.
Epic mud in the winter and crazy brambles in the summer but lots of fun if you like it twisty and fast. Its very easy to go riding here, if you live in London, Essex or Hertfordshire. There are trains from London Liverpool Street to Chingford, and the Central Line to Snaresbrook, South Woodford, Loughton or Epping giving easy access to the forest.
Epping Forest Location & Links
- We usually meet at Carls tea hut (overhead) - Carls tea hut (streetview)
- For night rides we meet at the Nursery Road car park (overhead) - Nursery Road car park (streetview).
How to get there by train from London
- Epping is accessible from the Underground and overland lines.
- You can access it via Snaresbrook, Woodford, Loughton and Epping (Central Line)
- You can also get to it via the overland St James Street, Chingford (Liverpool Street).
How to get there by car
- For High Beech follow the postcode IG10 4AE - taking you to the Kings Oak pub
- For Nursery Road follow the postcode IG10 4BW - taking you to the Smarts lane Nursery Road Junction.
- Epping Forest is 35 mins drive from the Dartford bridge and 20 from South Mimm's.
Epping Forest Videos and Pics
2013 July - VideoEvenings ride klunking up Epping Forest with Vvvdaveydhb
2013 June - VideoSpent the day up high beach and played about on one little bit for the day. Thought i would try and make an edit of it,
2012 September - PicsTaking in some late summer dry trails 21 brave souls headed out into Epping Forests wild wilderness! Sort of ;)
2012 June - VideoRiding Epping on one of its unusually dry days this summer. Loose drifty fun.
2012 June - VideoAs Sir Crashalot leaves us for kiwi land, this vid is a celebration of 6 years of big crashes and big laughs. Featuring... Sir Crashalot, Riders from Essex Herts MTB, & others TUCK & ROLL!
2012 March - PicsEpping Forest mountain biking. Pics from group rides on some of the best singletrack in the South East. Ride it fast and its as good as anywhere. Nowhere can you ride like this inside London.
2012 January - VideoWheelies and endos at the Sex Drop in Epping Forest
2011 December - Video LinkCrashes log rides, and general madness on the Epping Forest Essex Herts MTB Xmas ride
2010 January - VideoEpping Forest winter riding video by the Ninj. Fast and muddy action.
2009 June - VideoTaking advantage of the long days by busting out a dusk ride from carls tea hut.
Epping Forest - PM ride
2009 June - Part 1 Video - Part 2 VideoA fast rad raz around Epping Forest in the afternoon sunshine
2009 May - VideoTrail riding in Epping Forest in the morning followed up by a jump session at Warley in the PM. Awsome day
2008 September - VideoGiving it some beans on some sweet Epping Forest trails
Courtesy of www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk
Epping Forest Trail Conditions
April 10, 2017, 2:12 pm
"Second that on Epping rode this morning can't remember last time it was this good in April"
April 9, 2017, 8:16 pm
"Epping, pretty much as good as it ever gets. Even smiled once or twice! Sent from my EVA-L09 using Tapatalk"
Info taken from the trail conditions thread on the forum.
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