Hire a bike in Cambridge – official operator for the Grand Arcade shopping centre. Book online or call 01223 307 655. Open 7 days a week.

Rutland Cycling, 257 Barnwell Road, Cambridge, CB5 8SL, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB

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Cycle Hire in Grand Arcade, Cambridge

Explore this historic city in style, on a bicycle!

Pre-book your hire today

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.

Explore Cambridge by bike – it’s the connoisseur’s choice for getting around the city! We are the official cycle hire operator at Grand Arcade shopping centre.

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Photo ID is required for Electric Bike hire.

The best choice of hire bikes

Our Cambridge hire fleet includes electric bikes (from £15), premium hybrid bikes (from £12), and standard bikes (from £1/day - long-term hire only). We also hire helmets, comfy gel saddle covers, kids bikes, child seats and trailers.

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.

Cambridge cycle maps

A bicycle really is the best way to explore Cambridge! Pedal right through the historic centre, taking in Cambridge's famous colleges; explore picturesque Jesus Green and Parker's Piece; or enjoy one of Cambridge's many famous eateries.

When you arrive, we’ll give you a cycle map and talk you through cycle-friendly route options to explore the city and its environs.

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.

Cycle Hire Prices

Grand Arcade, Cambridge

Premium Bikes

From £12.00

Electric Bikes

From £15.00*

Long-term Hire

From £1.00/day

*Photo ID (passport, national ID card or photo driving licence) is required for electric bike hire

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

Grand Arcade, Cambridge

01223 307 655

Rutland Cycling,
Corn Exchange St,

Opening Hours

Opening Hours
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 08:00-18:00
Wed: 08:00-19:00
Sat: 09:00-18:00
Sun: 10:00-17:00


The easiest place to park is at the Grand Arcade Shopping Centre. Prices are located on Cambridge Councils website, here.

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).

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.

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.

What is the minimum age to go cycling alone?

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

How do I redeem a cycle hire voucher code?

We regret that cycle hire voucher codes are not valid in Cambridge