Hire a bike at Everards Meadows, Leicester. Book online or call 0116 344 0200. Open every day inc. Bank Hols. Over 1 million bikes hired since 1981.

Everards Meadows, Soar Valley Way, Leicester, LE19 2BX, Leicester, Leicester, GB
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Cycle Hire at Everards Meadows, Leicester

Traffic-free cycling into the city centre or Leicestershire countryside

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.

Our cycle hire centre at Everards Meadows, Leicester, is located directly opposite Fosse Shopping Park with easy access from the M1 and M69. With traffic-free trails straight from the hire centre which link up to Route 6 of the National Cycle Network you can explore Leicestershire's rolling countryside, or pedal straight into Leicester City Centre and visit the local shops and attractions!

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The best choice of hire bikes

Our Leicester 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.

Leicester route maps

At Everards Meadows you can enjoy miles of peaceful traffic-free cycling along brand new waymarked cycle paths, or take the Great Central Way and explore the city of Leicester by bike.

When you arrive, we’ll give you a map and talk you through the waymarked route options, including shorter family-friendly routes, taking in kids' play areas and cafes.

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

Everards Meadows

Hybrid & Mountain Bikes


Electric Bikes *

* Photo ID required

Kids’ Bikes






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

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How to find us

Rutland Cycling at Everards Meadows

0116 344 0200

Everards Meadows,
John Cooper Way (off Soar Valley Way),
LE19 2AN

Cycle hire opening hours

Mon: 09:00-18:00
Tue: 09:00-18:00
Wed: 09:00-20:00
Thur: 09:00-18:00
Fri: 09:00-18:00
Sat: 09:00-18:00
Sun: 10:00-18:00
Final hire is 4pm.

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.

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.

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

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.

Special offers
Kids Go free with one full paying adult!
Valid on day of hire only and on production of hire receipt. Maximum of 2 children per adult.