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Cycle Hire at Rutland Cycling

Come and pedal a bike through the beautiful countryside, along traffic-free tracks and purpose-built trails, nature spotting and getting fit in the fresh air. Whatever your age or ability, we've got just the bike for you.

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Cycle Hire. You're in safe hands.

We've been hiring bikes since 1981 - in fact, we've hired over one million cycles over the years, and are proud to offer Europe's best cycle hire fleet. Before you depart on your adventure, we'll adjust your bike for size and give you a full safety briefing. As members of the Association of Cycle Traders and Safe Cycle Hire Scheme, we follow a comprehensive code of practice.

Let's get going!

We recommend you book ahead, especially at weekends and busy times.

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In Photo: Family Cycle Hire at Fineshade Woods.

Available Hire Bikes

We have a huge range of adult and kids' road bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid bikes and tandem bikes to hire from brands such as Giant, Specialized, Trek, Scott, Cube and Frog Bikes.

Sporty hybrid and mountain bikes, Kids bikes, Performance full-suspension mountain bikes, comfort cruiser bikes, tandem bikes for hire.

Hire Prices

PLEASE NOTE: We ask all hirers to pay with a credit or debit card (this is for security purposes).


  • Adult Bikes

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  • 2 Hours

  • All Day

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  • Fineshade & Ferry Meadows Only
    1 Hour
  • Grafham Only
    3 Hours
  • Comfort
  • Easy-riding cruiser bikes
  • £14.99
  • £22.99
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  • £8.99
  • £18.99
  • Sporty
  • Lightweight hybrid or mountain bikes
  • £14.99
  • £22.99
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  • £8.99
  • £18.99
  • Premium
  • Full-suspension mountain bikes
  • £19.99
  • £29.99
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  • £12.99
  • £24.99
  • Tandem
  • Twice the fun on a bicycle made for two!
  • £29.99
  • £39.99
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  • £14.99
  • £34.99
  • E-Bike
  • Electric bikes are fast, fun and make cycling a doddle
  • £24.99
  • £34.99
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  • N/A
  • £29.99
  • Kids
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  • Kids' Bike
  • Lightweight Frog bikes for age 5+
  • £7.99
  • £9.99
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  • £4.99
  • £8.99
  • Child seat
  • Fits 1 child aged 12 mths+
  • £2.99
  • £2.99
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  • £2.99
  • £2.99
  • Trailer/Buggy
  • Fits 2 children aged 18 mths+
  • £6.99
  • £9.99
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  • £2.99
  • £7.99
  • Tag-a-long
  • Suitable for 4-6 year olds
  • £6.99
  • £9.99
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  • £2.99
  • £8.49
  • Extras
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  • Gel Seat Cover
  • For extra comfort
  • £1.00
  • £1.00
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  • £1.00
  • £1.00
  • Helmet
  • Adult and children's helmets available
  • £1.00
  • £1.00
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  • £1.00
  • £1.00
  • GoPro camera
  • Capture those precious moments in full HD
  • £5.99
  • £5.99
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  • £5.99
  • £5.99
  • Garmin GPS computer
  • Perfect for a short tour, or if you're training for an event
  • £5.99
  • £5.99
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  • £5.99
  • £5.99
  • Exposure bike light
  • Powerful front and rear lights for road and trail
  • £5.99
  • £5.99
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  • £5.99
  • £5.99

Cycling as a family? Don't miss out on our family hire offer. Ride for £34.99.
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Our Cycle Hire Centres

  • Whitwell

    Whitwell Leisure Park,
    Bull Brigg Lane,
    Whitwell,
    Nr. Oakham,
    Rutland
    LE15 8BL
  • Located on Rutland's beautiful North shore, this is our original hire centre, established in 1981 by our founder Dave Archer. Families will love the gentle ride to Normanton, romantics the bluebells of Barnsdale and adventurers the full lap of Britain's biggest man-made lake. You can also hit the heights at our RockBlok climbing centre. Whitwell is one of Britain's biggest bike shops, fully refurbished in 2015 with an incredible range of products and services.

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  • Giant Store Rutland

    Giant-Rutland Water, Normanton Car Park,
    Rutland Water,
    Edith Weston,
    Rutland
    LE15 8HD
  • Start your Rutland adventure at Normanton on the South shore and enjoy our stunning Giant brand store. We have the full 2015 Giant hire bike range, from kids and tandems to the latest road, mountain and electric bikes. There's a friendly Italian restaurant on site, and the route to Whitwell is an easy ride for families. You'll find a beach, mini-golf, play areas and cafes on the way, and we're well located for a visit to the Osprey visitor centre.

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  • Grafham

    Marlow Car Park,
    Grafham Water,
    Nr Huntingdon,
    Cambridge
    PE28 0BH
  • Grafham Water is Cambridgeshire's prettiest and best-kept secret. Get straight onto 10 miles of traffic-free waterside track and enjoy the best of the English countryside. A designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, birdlife and flowers abound in a perfect location for a family day out. The more adventurous can venture off-road on mountain bikes. Only 2 miles from the A1, Grafham is perfect for picnics, with grassy play areas and a new visitor centre and cafe.

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  • Fineshade

    Top Lodge,
    Fineshade Woods,
    Northamptonshire
    NN17 3BB
  • Fineshade Wood is a Forestry Commission site with plenty to offer families and mountain bike enthusiasts. A charming traffic-free forest trail, perfect for families, winds through woodland famous for Red Kites. Skills sections and the new Scar Tree Trail offer singletrack adventure. Relax with a latte or cuppa back at the visitor centre, while kids can explore the woodland adventure playgrounds and new Superworm trail.

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  • Ferry Meadows

    Lakeside,
    Ferry Meadows,
    Ham Lane,
    Peterborough
    PE2 5UU
  • Visit our new hire centre in the heart of Peterborough's beautiful Ferry Meadows. There is so much to experience in this large, family-friendly country park. Pedal the traffic-free routes of Peterborough's Green Wheel. Take the family for a ride around the lakes and banks of the River Nene. Picnic on the parkland, get a spotter sheet for the kids, go bug hunting, try watersports, catch the Nene Valley Steam Railway...Then relax in one of the many cafes and restaurants.

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    2 ways to book

    We recommend you book ahead, particulaly at weekends and during summer holidays. We will hold your reserved bikes until 11am.

    Book online

  • Step 1 - Choose your Hire Centre
  • Step 2 - Select bikes and dates
  • Step 3 - Fill in any extra information
  • Step 4 - Pay and be on your way
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    Book by phone

  • Call us on 01572 332 032
  • Lines open 7 Days, 9am - 6pm
  • Contact Us

    Checklist

    When hiring a bike, you'll need:

    • To pay with a credit or debit card (this is for security purposes)
    • An adult to book if you are under 16
    • To be responsible for the bike and hire equipment
    • To wear appropriate clothing: we recommend breathable, loose fit clothing, a couple of layers and a light showerproof jacket. We don't recommend cycling in sandals or flip flops.
    • Booked online? You'll need to bring your confirmation email and a proof of ID.

    Group bookings

    If you are booking bikes for a group (10 bikes or more), we can sometimes reserve bikes until later in the day - please call our Hire Team to discuss your needs.


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    Special Hire Offers

    Please note: these great offers are not yet available via our online booking system, so if you'd like to take advantage of one of the deals below, and book your bikes ahead of time, just give us a call on 01572 332 032 - we're open 7 days a week. Remember to print off and take along your voucher to claim your discount on arrival.

    Early Bird Offer
  • 20% off our 2-hour cycle hire, when bikes are booked out by 10am latest.
  • Offer valid every day, excluding Bank Holiday weekends
  • Download & Print Voucher
    Mid-Week Offer
  • 20% off a full day's cycle hire
  • Offer valid Mon-Fri during term time
  • Download & Print Voucher
    Family Offer
  • Save up to £42!
  • 2 hour cycle hire for £34.99
  • All day cycle hire for £49.99
  • Includes 2 adult bikes & 2 kids' bikes (14 yrs & under)
  • Offer valid every day, excluding Bank Holiday weekends
  • Download & Print Voucher
    Group Offer
  • 10 bikes or more
  • 10% Off 2-hour cycle hire
  • 15% off full day's cycle hire
  • Advanced Booking Only
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    Student Offer
  • 10% Off 2-hour cycle hire
  • 15% off full day's cycle hire
  • You must produce a valid NUS card on arrival.
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    Meal Offer
  • 20% off at selected venues en-route
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    Cycle Hire Loyalty Card

    Rutland Cycling Cycle Hire Loyalty Card

    You'll receive one stamp for each adult or child's bike you hire, regardless of length of hire or bike cost. Hire 7 bikes, and receive a complimentary 8th hire of one adult or child's bike, for any period up to one full day. Complimentary hire is subject to availability and we always advise booking in advance, to avoid disappointment.

  • Complimentary bike hire excludes tandems and electric bikes
  • Stamps are given for bikes only - they cannot be given for child seats, buggies, tag-a-longs, helmets or any other extras
  • Complimentary hire cannot be redeemed on Bank Holiday weekends
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

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