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Hannah Escott

Hannah Escott

Open Trail Founder

Open Trail is a registered charity, founded by Hannah Escott (GB Cycling Team racer 2015-2018 and 2016 Elite Women’s World 4X Series Champion). It operates a cycling program and forest school, alongside inspirational talks and tales from around the world and was established to encourage young people, of Worcestershire and the West Midlands, to strive for more than they think possible, despite their own personal circumstances.

Recent Posts

Catagories

forest school

Cycle Coaching

Hannah Escott

Hannah Escott

Open Trail Founder

Open Trail is a registered charity, founded by Hannah Escott (GB Cycling Team racer 2015-2018 and 2016 Elite Women’s World 4X Series Champion). It operates a cycling program and forest school, alongside inspirational talks and tales from around the world and was established to encourage young people, of Worcestershire and the West Midlands, to strive for more than they think possible, despite their own personal circumstances.

National Lottery and Forest School

National Lottery and Forest School

National Lottery Funding helps Open Trail cascade the benefits of Forest School to more children “It’s been invaluable for this group. I’ve seen them do and achieve things that I never would have imagined. Then to see Sophie work together with everyone else, it’s...

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Schools get cycling with Open Trail and Big Bike Revival

Schools get cycling with Open Trail and Big Bike Revival

“Why does Open Trail exist? Because too many adults forget how much fun cycling is and too many young people  never get to experience some of the greatest things in life: the freedom of cycling, being outdoors, and the determination to do make great things...

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Big Bike Revival at Sandwell Academy

Big Bike Revival at Sandwell Academy

Girls Cycling We like to provide our pupils with different activities, not to traditional PE sports. We want to inspire them to try something new! Especially our girls!” PE Teacher, Sandwell Academy Big Bike Revival, Open Trail and Sandwell Academy have worked...

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Big Bike Revival and Bewdley Bike Week

Big Bike Revival and Bewdley Bike Week

Bewdley Bike Week & the Big Bike Revival Thanks to the support of Big Bike Revival, Bewdley Bike Week has been able to run for the last 4 years and is now a firm feature of the local events calendar. This year we ran 6 days of events for the whole family! We saw...

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Beacon PRU take on the Cycling Challenge with Big Bike Revival

Beacon PRU take on the Cycling Challenge with Big Bike Revival

Beacon PRU experience some of the benefits of cycling for children thanks to Big Bike Revival and Spokes Recycled Bikes “WOW look at the bikes!” “Can I ride that one?” “Are these really for us?” Pupils aged 5-11 at Beacon School This year Big Bike Revival funding and...

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Cycling & The Postcode Community Lottery Fund

Cycling & The Postcode Community Lottery Fund

The Postcode Community Trust funding helped us provide cycle coaching for disabled young people and people from disadvantaged backgrounds Open Trail would like to give a huge thank you to players of the Postcode Lottery and the Postcode Community Trust for their grant...

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Franche Primary School go cycling crazy!

Franche Primary School go cycling crazy!

In-school bike lessons for Franche Primary Open Trail’s manager Hannah has previously worked as a Forest School leader at Franche Community Primary School, accompanying the children age 2-11 in their on-site forest 4 days a week! The school embrace child-led...

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Far Forest Beavers (Scout group)

Far Forest Beavers (Scout group)

Far Forest Beavers combine cycling and forest school A beautiful warm September weekend at the Frank Chapman Centre found a rabble of Far Forest Beavers having a great time with Hannah and Forest School Leader Jodie. Thirty 7-9 year olds and their wonderful scout...

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Franche 726 summer clubs

Franche 726 summer clubs

Summer Clubs at Franche Primary School Franche Community Primary School run a fantastic range of summer clubs and activities for the school holidays as part of their 726 club (runs 7am-6pm 52 weeks of the year) providing quality activities for those gaps between...

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Ditching the Stabilisers!

Ditching the Stabilisers!

1:1 bike lessons for children and adults Summer time! The time for riding through dusty forest tracks, rolling around tarmac off road cycling paths, and exploring our beautiful local area in the sunshine… but of course these experiences are gained from that very first...

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Big Bike Revival 2017

Big Bike Revival 2017

Big Bike Revival 2017 Open Trail have had a second great year in the Big Bike Revival! It is a large project run by Cycling UK and funded by the Department for Transport to encourage more people to dust off their bikes and get pedalling!  The Big Bike Revival...

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In The Press

In The Press

Recent newspaper articles... 23rd August 2016 GB Star Hannah Inspires New Cycling Generation, Big Bike Revivalhttp://www.cyclinguk.org/news/20160816-gb-star-hannah-inspires-new-cycling-generation-big-bike-revival 24th January 2016 The PFP Leisure Senior Sportswoman of...

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