HUNDREDS of cyclists have taken to the roads of the New Forest.

The Freewheel New Forest Spring Sportive takes place across the forest this weekend.

The event started and finished at Somerley House in Ringwood.

Cyclists passed through the villages of Sway, Beaulieu and Lepe before heading north and back into the centre of the district.

From Lyndhurst they headed towards Nomansland, Stuckton and back towards Ringwood.