Cycling at Clumber Park

Cycling at Clumber Park

Getting active and out and about on your bike is the perfect way to experience the diversity of Clumber Park.

Our Cycle Hub has reopened and bikes can be hired each weekend and throughout school holidays, 10am - 4pm (October - March) and 10am - 5pm (from April 2 2022 until September 30 2022). Please note hiring closes at 3pm; the Cycle Hub stays open until 4pm in winter and 5pm in summer. As school holidays vary between counties, please check the Opening Times section on our website.

Cycle hire is only available on a first come, first served basis. We have a large selection of bikes, so you shouldn't have trouble hiring what you need.

Explore more than 20 miles of cycle routes
Family on bikes
Explore more than 20 miles of cycle routes

Pricing

Cycle hire

2 hours - £9

All day - £18

Child's cycle 20" - 24"

2 hours - £6

All day - £12

Tricycle

2 hours - £9

All day - £18

Cycle + child seat

2 hours - £10

All day - £20

Cycle + buggy

2 hours - £18

All day - £36

Cycle + Tag bike

2 hours - £15

All day £30

Family (1 adult, 2 children)

2 hours - £22

All day - £44

Family (2 adults, 2 children)

2 hours - £28

All day - £56

From shorter routes for beginners, to those a little more challenging for our experienced visitors, there's something new to see each time you visit. Take a look at a few routes and see where your wheels take you.

Cycle classes

If you're new to cycling or just want a refresher there are a few options to help you get started:

Learn to Ride

Are you keen to learn how to ride a bike? Our 45-minute one-to-one sessions take place every Sunday and will help you gain the knowledge and skills to build confidence on a bike. Bring your cycle and helmet if you have one or borrow one of ours for the session.

Starts Sunday 16 January 2022 and each Sunday until Sunday 8th May 2022. There are 4 session times available each Sunday afternoon:

12.45pm until 1.30pm, 1.45pm until 2.30pm, 2.45pm until 3.30pm and 3.45pm until 4.30pm

Sessions cost £8, plus normal admission to the park. Classes are tailored for children or adults and can be booked by emailing: learntorideclumber@nationaltrust.org.uk  

Ride Again 

Our Ride Again class focuses on regaining confidence on a bike and developing new skills. These are available weekly, both on a Tuesday and a Sunday

This group is for adults who are new to riding a bike, haven't ridden for many years, returning to cycling after injury or are lacking in confidence.

When?

Ride Again Sunday

Sunday 16 January 2022 until Sunday 8 May 2022 at 10am until 12 midday. Session cost is £3 including equipment.

Ride Again Tuesday

Starts Tuesday 11 January 2022 until Tuesday 3 May 2022 from 10am until 12midday. Session cost is £3 including equipment. 

Join our friendly and highly trained team who will discuss your requirements and work with you to improve your skills out in the beautiful Clumber parkland making new friends along the way.

Meet at the Cycle Hub, each session will last for no more than two hours.

If you don’t have your own bike we can fit one for you from our cycle fleet [£3] and provide you with a helmet.

There will be a short introduction and rider briefing, the group will consist of no more than four participants and a ride leader assistant.

It is an informal and relaxed session and will be tailored to your individual needs. Places are available on a first come, first served basis.

You will learn basic skills including stopping and starting, braking, gears, body position pedalling techniques and observation to improve your general riding and confidence in a traffic-free environment.

You will also be introduced to basic maintenance and bike repairs whilst out on the bike and progressively improve your fitness and mental well-being in a beautiful environment.

Please bring suitable clothing for the conditions and comfortable footwear.

To find out more, or book your place, email: rideagainclumber@nationaltrust.org.uk

Safer Cycling - A one-to-one lesson for adults

Starts Tuesday 11 January 2022 until Tuesday 3 May 2022.  There are two sessions availabe to prebook on a Tuesday at 1pm until 2pm and 2.30pm until 3.30pm. Cost £3 including equipment

A one-hour session tailored to your specific needs for adults returning to cycling from some time off or recovering from an injury or just wanting to become more confident on a bike.

The session will look at all aspects of cycling safely to enable you to become an independent rider within the beautiful grounds of Clumber Park. 

Once confident, you may want to progress onto the Ride Again sessions on a Sunday and Tuesday morning. These are small group led rides that start and finish at the Cycle Hub and are a gentle leisurely ride that explore the tracks and trails within Clumber Park.

Contact by email: RideAgainClumber@nationaltrust.org.uk , quoting Safer Cycling.

Download these cycle route maps for Clumber Park