On your bike at Ickworth Estate

a man and a small boy cycling on a trail which runs from left to right of the picture

Located in the car park, our cycle hire hub has a variety of bikes for all ages, including trailers and balance bikes so the whole family can enjoy exploring the parkland, including your four-legged friends. You're welcome to bring your own bikes too, so pack a picnic and get planning your adventure.

Opening times 

28 May – 31 December
Thursday to Sunday 10am - 4pm (last hire 2pm)

School Holidays
Monday - Sunday 10am - 4pm (last hire 2pm)

Cycle hire prices

Adult/ Child Bikes     £5 for two hours or £10 all day    
Balance bikes           £3
Trailers                     £5 for two hours or £10 all day

Our two seat trailers are ideal for little ones over 12 months old and up to a maximum height of 105cm and weight of 18kg. There's a handy boot space to store bags and picnics in the back of each trailer. 

Please note that normal admission prices apply for entry to Ickworth Estate, free for National Trust members.

Good to know

We have put a variety of safety measures in place, to ensure you're able to make the most of your time with us:

  • We are offering a two hour hire rate at present, to ensure there is time to clean any bikes before they're used again 
  • All cycle equipment is cleaned before and after each use
  • If you have your own helmets, please bring them with you. We have helmets available as well. 
  • We recommend you wear protective gloves whilst cycling.
  • Card payments only please
  • Cycle hire is on a first come, first serve basis. We cannot guarantee bikes will be available, however, we would suggest coming along earlier in the day to give you the best chance of hiring what you require

We have adult and children's bikes, balance bikes and a limited number of trailers. 

Try our trail for all weathers at Ickworth  

Why not try out our all-weather trail at Ickworth? The route offers a 9km off-road path through Ickworth’s beautiful historic parkland, ideal for families wanting a safe environment to explore.

Any questions?

The Visitor Welcome cycle team is very happy to have a chat if you have any queries before you come. Just give them a call on 01284 736141.

Something for everyone

Cycles for little legs...

Enjoy exploring the great outdoors with your little ones. At Ickworth cycle hire, we have a wide selection of bikes and equipment available, including children’s bikes and trailers.

Learning to ride your bike at Ickworth Estate
a small boy on a red bike is being supported by a woman who has her hand on his shoulder
Learning to ride your bike at Ickworth Estate

Making memories...

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced off-roader, discover the wider estate at Ickworth. Find breath-taking views of ancient woodland, open fields and landmarks.

Experienced explorers...

Our multi-use trail provides smooth terrain whatever the weather, but if you fancy being more adventurous and want to decide your own route, our top quality bikes will get you there.
Cycle routes

The cycle hub at Ickworth Estate has something for everyone.

The multi-use trail at Ickworth Estate is perfect for budding cyclists
Two Boys about to set off on a bike ride
The multi-use trail at Ickworth Estate is perfect for budding cyclists