Hire a bike at Grafham Water, including E-Bike hire. Book online or call 01480 812500. Open 7 days a week inc. Bank Hols. Over 1 million bikes hired since 1981.

Marlow Car Park,Grafham Water,Nr. Huntingdon,Cambridge,PE28 0BH, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB

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Cycle Hire at Grafham Water

Cambridgeshire’s best-kept secret – explore 10 miles of traffic-free waterside trails

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Rutland Cycling have pledged to support four local MIND charities across central England in 2021, with fundraising, volunteer support and to help raise awareness of the work the local MIND charities offer the local communities in Rutland’s 14 store locations.

We have an option for you to donate to Mind whilst making your hire booking.

Pedal around beautiful Grafham Water and enjoy the best of the English countryside by bicycle. Explore the tranquil nature reserve and ornamental gardens, discover picturesque picnic spots and enjoy the kids’ play areas. You’ll find plenty of pit stops en route, from pubs to ice cream shops!

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The best choice of hire bikes

Our Grafham hire fleet includes standard mountain bikes, comfortable hybrid bikes, electric bikes, tandems and kids’ bikes. We also hire child seats, buggies, comfy gel saddle covers and helmets.

Our hire bicycles are brand new, current season models from premium brands, all expertly maintained so you can enjoy the ride all day long. We’ve hired over 1 million bikes since 1981, so you know you are in safe hands.

Grafham route maps

At Grafham Water, you can enjoy up to 10 miles of peaceful traffic-free cycling, or explore the local lanes and bridleways.

When you arrive, we’ll give you a map and talk you through the route options, including shorter family-friendly routes, taking in adventure playgrounds and cafes; or the full 10-mile lap, including the nature reserve, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest where birdlife and wild flowers abound.

Great value packages

We offer special rates for schools, students and OAPs. (Not available on Bank Holiday weekends)

Our loyalty card gives you your 8th hire absolutely free – pick up your free card in store. We also run seasonal offers and promotions – check this page for details.

Award winning store

Our Grafham store has received the 2021 Travellers’ Choice award by Tripadvisor. The award celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences and have earned great traveller reviews. With a range of activities for all ages and miles of space to explore, Grafham Water is an award-winning day out for all the family.

Cycle Hire Prices

Grafham Water

Standard Hybrid & Mountain Bikes


Electric Bikes+


Kids’ Bikes




Electric Tandems


Please note, We ask all hirers to pay with a credit or debit card (this is for security purposes).

Book Online

How to find us

Store Details

01480 812 500

Marlow Car Park,
Grafham Water,
Nr. Huntingdon,
PE28 0BH.

Opening Hours

Opening Hours
09:00-17:30, 7 days a week.


When visiting Grafham by car there is a Lakeside car park that is charged at a small fee. This is a local authority car park but the fee does help keep the area clean, safe and tidy for all visitors.

Free Click & Collect at this store

Hire 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
  Show photo ID (driving licence or passport) if you are hiring an electric bike - this is required for security purposes

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if we need to cancel our online booking?

No problem – just contact the store at least 24 hours beforehand, and we’ll transfer your booking to another day of your choice (subject to availability).

What is the minimum age to go cycling alone?

Age 16. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Do you offer any other concessions?

  • We offer a 10% discount off cycle hire to NUS students and OAPs (aged 65+)
  • Please present suitable photo ID – we are unable to give discount without it
  • Available every day, except Bank Holiday weekends. Not in conjunction with any other offer

Can we pay for cycle hire in cash?

We ask all hirers to pay by credit or debit card – this is a condition of our insurance.

How do I redeem a cycle hire voucher code?

  • Cycle hire voucher codes may only be redeemed on online hire bookings, via www.rutlandcycling.com/hire
  • These voucher codes are subject to availability and may not be redeemed in conjunction with any other Rutland Cycling or third party offer
  • Cycle hire voucher codes are not valid during bank holiday weekends or school holidays
  • We regret that cycle hire voucher codes are not valid in Cambridge

Can I hire a buggy, trailer or child seat and have it fitted to my own bicycle?

Unfortunately we are unable to hire these add-on items on their own. They can only be fitted to our hire bikes.