We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Forest of Ae

Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful Forestry Commission site

Some great trails and a very reasonably priced cafe with a good selection of lunch items to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wherecasioscome... X
,
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
fab place to ride

this was the first time we had rode the red route at Ae and absolutely loved it. Trails were well... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
louise g
,
North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
Read all 12 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
3 days ago
“Beautiful Forestry Commission site”
6 Feb 2017
“fab place to ride”
LOCATION
Scotland
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
Reviews (12)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Some great trails and a very reasonably priced cafe with a good selection of lunch items to re-fuel. A walk into the forest using clear tracks yielded beautiful views of plantation trees and wind turbines. I hope I can visit again soon!

Thank Wherecasioscome... X
Reviewed 6 February 2017

this was the first time we had rode the red route at Ae and absolutely loved it. Trails were well set out and well maintained. everything rideable and doable even for the non too technical rider as myself. Some of the sections just flowed really...More

Thank louise g
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Did the six mile walk through the forest, absolutely beautiful, saw deer run across in front of us, loads to see if you like forests. Cracking walk.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I visited mid week to ride the Ae Line Trail having ridden Glnetress the day before. Ae is much quieter - I saw no other bikers on the trails, the cafe was really quiet too but the staff were really helpful filling up a camelbak,...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 23 January 2016

One of the largest forests in Britain, although we seen lots of lorries carrying logs out so maybe a bit smaller now! Lots of walks but felt the signage was clear for walkers than it was for bikes or horses (or their riders at least).

Thank Stennie
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Went here after being recommended it by family. There are trails for walkers and mountain bikes. We ended up walking one of the mountain bike routes as the marking for the walkers were not all that clear at one point. After 6km we managed to...More

Thank Jayne W
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We visited Ae forest to enjoy the walks there. There are also some great mountain bike trails. We chose to do the blue walk, a fantastic circular walk, which took us around the forest, with great views, and by the river. Lots of benches to...More

Thank storyman
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Lovely setting and walk along the river. Forest also has bike trails but these are mostly separate from the quieter riverside walk. Walking routes are clearly indicated follow the posts in the ground rather than the arrows which are for the bikes.

1  Thank Sue186525
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I traveled from Yorkshire to do the Red Route after reading various reviews and recommendations. Started early 7am and set off in light rain. The car park is teeming with signs showing you the way to go sadly after about 100 yards things go pear...More

Thank A_L3975
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We enjoyed our stroll around the Forest of Ae on Easter Monday 2014. It's well sign-posted. I do feel though that as a walker you can't get far enough away from track cars are able to use into the forest. Perhaps a few more benches?...More

Thank Anne C
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Forest of Ae staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit