New Forest

Bike hire in the New Forest

There are several major shops for bike hire in and around the New Forest, giving you the chance to enjoy some great New Forest cycling on over one hundred miles of way-marked cycle routes.

Below are bike hire details from five of the shops located within the New Forest (in no particular order):

Bike hire in the New Forest

Trax Bike Hire

Location: Hants and Dorset borders but delivers to & collects from your location.
Telephone: 0845 4385380
Website: www.bikehirenewforest.co.uk
Prices:

Bicycle typePrice per day
Adults mountain bike£14
Kids mountain bike£7
Carrying aids: 
Tag-a-long£7
Child Trailer£7
Child seat£3

Other details:

Forest Leisure Cycling

Location: Burley village centre, adjacent to the green and Memorial cross.
Telephone: 01425 403584
Website: www.forestleisurecycling.co.uk
Prices:

Bicycle typePrice per day
Adults: 
29er£20
Premium Suspension Cycle£16
Tandem£29
Premium Road Bike£25
Electric Bike£25
Kids: 
20″ wheel (4-7yrs)£6
24″ wheel (7-11yrs)£7
Carrying kids or dogs: 
Child seats (9mths-5yrs)£3
Tag-a-long (3-7yrs)£7
Trailer Buggy (0-5yrs)£7
Muttmobile£7

Other details:

  • Part day bike hire is available, phone shop for details and availability.
  • All kid or dog carrying equipment can only be hired with an adult cycle.
  • Prices include helmets, rucksacks, pump, lock, tools, puncture resistant tubes and breakdown service.
  • Group discount available for 10 or more.
  • Long term hire discount available: 3-5 days less 10%, 5+ days less 20%.
  • Advance booking advisable.
  • Deposit and ID required on every bike hired.
  • Second shop at Boscombe East (tel: 01202 424945)
  • Visit the website for more info & booking details.

Country Lanes Cycle Centre

Location: Burley village centre, adjacent to the green and Memorial cross.
Telephone: 01425 403584
Website: www.forestleisurecycling.co.uk
Prices:

Bicycle typePrice per day
Adults: 
29er£20
Premium Suspension Cycle£16
Tandem£29
Premium Road Bike£25
Electric Bike£25
Kids: 
20″ wheel (4-7yrs)£6
24″ wheel (7-11yrs)£7
Carrying kids or dogs: 
Child seats (9mths-5yrs)£3
Tag-a-long (3-7yrs)£7
Trailer Buggy (0-5yrs)£7
Muttmobile£7

Other details:

  • Part day bike hire is available, phone shop for details and availability.
  • All kid or dog carrying equipment can only be hired with an adult cycle.
  • Prices include helmets, rucksacks, pump, lock, tools, puncture resistant tubes and breakdown service.
  • Group discount available for 10 or more.
  • Long term hire discount available: 3-5 days less 10%, 5+ days less 20%.
  • Advance booking advisable.
  • Deposit and ID required on every bike hired.
  • Second shop at Boscombe East (tel: 01202 424945)
  • Visit the website for more info & booking details.

Country Lanes Cycle Centre

Location: The railway station at Brockenhurst.
Telephone: 01590 622627.
Website: www.countrylanes.co.uk
Prices: use order form on website.

Other details:

  • Family ticket includes 2 adults, 2 children (trailer, tag-a-long or 24″ wheel bike).
  • All bikes fitted with puncture-resistant tyres.
  • Prices include safety helmet, lock and key and well-researched and easy-to-follow route sheets.
  • Comprehensive maintenance and repair service.
  • Discounts for multi-day hire and groups (phone for details).
  • Deposit and ID required on every bike hired.
  • Visit the website for more info & booking details.

Cyclexperience

Location: Island Shop, 2-4 Brookley Rd., Brockenhurst (just before the level crossing).
Telephone: 01590 624204.
Web site: www.cyclex.co.uk
Prices:

Bicycle typePrice per day
Adults 
24 speed Mountain bike£16
Comfort bike£16
Sportive road bike£23
Cyclocross road bike£25
29er mountain bike£20
Tandems£29
5 speed trike£16
Electric bike£25
Kids 
20″ wheel£6
24″ wheel£7
Carrying kids 
Tag-a-long£7
Kid cab£7

Other details:

  • Helmets included, but bring your own if you have one.
  • Part day hire available from 2pm
  • Overnight hire from 2pm – 9.30pm, day rate applies.
  • Long term hire discount available: 3-5 days less 10%, 5+ days less 20%.
  • Group discount available for 10 or more, less 10%.
  • Guided tours, evening rides and corporate days arranged.
  • Deposit and ID required on every bike hired.
  • 2 other shops at Hythe (tel: 02380 840765) and Christchurch (tel: 01202 486278).
  • Visit the website for more info & booking details.

AA Bike Hire

Location: Gosport Lane, Lyndhurst (adjacent to the coach park close to the New Forest Museum).
Telephone: 02380 283349.
Web site: www.aabikehirenewforest.co.uk
Prices:

Bicycle typePrice per day
Adults 
Front suspension£10
Kids 
Front suspension£5
Carrying kids 
Tag-a-long (with adult bike)£15

Other details:

  • Price includes helmet, child seat (subject to availability), rucksack, toolkit, lock, spare inner tubes, pump, handlebar map holders, gel seat covers, breakdown service and route guide.
  • Summer evening hire available.
  • Deposit and ID required on every bike hired.
  • 2 other shops at Hythe (tel: 02380 840765) and Christchurch (tel: 01202 486278).
  • Visit the website for more info & booking details.

Important update: Regrettably the OS map excerpt previously shown for this walk can no longer be used on this website. The walk is doable without it, by following the directions and photos outlined below, but please take extra care. If you don’t feel confident about trying the walk without the map excerpt, please don’t!

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