PEOPLE hiring bikes in Burley are being encouraged to donate towards the future of the forest.

Customers booking bike hire with Forest Leisure Cycling in Burley online, at, have been able to make a donation to the New Forest Trust’s Love the Forest scheme.

Love the Forest director Julie Mottisfont said: “We are absolutely delighted Forest Leisure Cycling and their customers have joined our scheme. With their help - and the help from all the businesses that support us - we can continue to fund vital conservation work.”