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A family smiling as they cycle along the trail at Castle Ward, County Down; Strangford Lough is just visible on the background.
A family cycling along the trail at Castle Ward, County Down | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

If you don't have your own bike, you can still get active with our cycle hire facilities across the country. Thanks to a partnership with British Cycling and their lead partner, HSBC UK, we've opened more cycle hire facilities to help you get back in the saddle. Find out more about the partnership and discover where you can hire bikes for all ages.

Our partnership with British Cycling

We've partnered with British Cycling and HSBC UK to provide more low-cost cycle hire facilities at the places we care for, so that you can explore woods, parklands, rivers and farmlands on two wheels.

Thanks to the partnership, you'll find everything you need for a bike ride, including bikes for adults and children, helmets, child seats and trailers.

If you’re using one of our multi-use trails, please cycle responsibly and be mindful of other users.

Blickling, Norfolk
With its acres of historic parkland and tranquil lakes, Blickling Estate in Norfolk is a scenic place to go cycling. Follow the cycle routes along sun-dappled paths and through quiet woods, watching out for wildlife as you go. We have a range of bikes available for adults and children, including tagalong bikes.Hire a bike at Blickling
Osterley Park, London
One of the best ways to experience Osterley Park is on a bike. Explore the estate’s fertile farmland, wildflower meadows and quiet woodlands, just a short hop away from London. Why not try out our accessible and family-friendly trail?Hire a bike at Osterley Park
Wallington, Northumberland
With its rich mosaic of open moorland, wooded streams, farmland, lakes, and mires, the Wallington Estate is ripe for adventure. Look out for red squirrels scurrying up the trees, inquisitive barn owls and playful otters. You can hire all the bikes and equipment you need for a day out with the family.Hire a bike at Wallington
Visitor exploring the wooded cycle trails on a bicycle at Lanhydrock, Cornwall
Visitor exploring the wooded cycle trails at Lanhydrock, Cornwall | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

More places to hire a bike

You can also hire bikes and cycling equipment at a number of other places we care for. However, prices at the locations listed below may differ from places with bike-hire schemes provided by British Cycling and HSBC UK.

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire
Take in sweeping views from your saddle as you explore ancient parkland on a leisurely bike ride along the Tramway Trail. With cycle hire facilities, guided rides and one-to-one lessons available, both beginners and experts can take a ride.Hire a bike at Calke Abbey
Castle Ward, County Down
Grab the bikes and helmets for a cycling adventure at Castle Ward. It's a great way to explore the 21 miles of trails which criss-cross the estate and hug Strangford Lough. With tracks to suit all abilities, the routes are suitable for young children and adults alike.Hire a bike at Castle Ward
Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire
Experience the diversity of Clumber Park, with its parklands, woodlands and lakeside views, by getting active on your bike. There's a large selection of bikes available for adults and children, as well as accessible cycle equipment, so everyone can head out on a cycling adventure.Hire a bike at Clumber Park
Ickworth Estate, Suffolk
Explore 1800 acres of Suffolk countryside on two wheels at Ickworth. Our multi-use trail takes you to the far reaches of the parkland and offers views of the Italianate Palace. There are balance bikes for young children, bikes for adults and we even have dog trailers so your dog can come along too.Hire a bike at Ickworth Estate
Lanhydrock, Cornwall
Whatever your experience as a cyclist, there's a trail to suit everyone at Lanhydrock. Take a ride through woodland and choose from a range of flat or hillier routes. The cycle centre is open for all your cycling needs, from bike and accessory hire to servicing and maintenance.Hire a bike at Lanhydrock
Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire
Surround yourself with the wild landscape of Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve. Set off on an easy family ride to see the konik ponies or discover the wildlife in the wider reserve. The cycle hire offers a range of bikes for you and the family, along with dog trailers.Hire a bike at Wicken Fen
Visitors exploring the rocks in the Owler Tor area of Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors, Derbyshire

Outdoor activities

Take your pick from a range of activities in the landscapes we care for. It's easy to make the most of being outdoors with us.

Our partners

British Cycling HSBC UK

In January 2017 HSBC UK and British Cycling started an eight-year societal partnership to create the biggest, single contribution to a greener, fitter, healthier Britain, with an overall aim to inspire two million more people to ride their bike.

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