Dean Forest Cycles is situated in the village of Parkend in the heart of the Forest of Dean.

Being at the start of the family cycle trail makes our centre the perfect starting point to explore the forest. Whether you venture out at a leisurely pace with all the family or go a whole lot faster on the network of single track mountain bike routes it's up to you. Whatever your choice we are sure you will have a great time.

What Type of Bike Should You Hire?

Cycle Hire
Cycle Hire

Whether you are looking for a leisurely ride through the forest or something thats easy to ride, the cycle trail bikes would be the ideal choice. Perfectly suited for the 12 mile Family Cycle Trail.

Mountain Bike Hire
Mountain Bike Hire

These bikes are perfect for anyone looking to leave the family cycle trail and explore the vast network of single track trails to see exactly what the Forest of Dean truly has to offer.

Road Bike Hire
Road Bike Hire

Our road bikes are perfect for those wanting to get out on the roads to explore the area. Whether you are aiming to get a feeling for what it is like to get some miles in on the road, train or compete in an event, these bikes are for you!

Electric Bike Hire
Electric Bike Hire

We have hand picked the best Electric bikes from the Ghost bikes range to ensure they are exactly what you need. Our E-bikes are perfect for anyone looking to explore the forest with a little help taking the strain out of cycling.

News & Events


Wild Board Chase

The Wild Boar Chase is fast approaching so don't forget to get signed up and your bike checked or serviced and ready to race. Otherwise why not hire a bike or try out a Marin Demo Bike, we still have some availability on our Marin Mount vision so get booked in and don't miss out.
Book A Demo Now!


E-Bikes available to hire

We Now have Electric bikes in store and available to hire. They really are worth a try if you haven't already had the opportunity.

Marin Mountvision Demo Bike
We are pleased to have received the award for Marin Dealer of the year 2015

Looking forward to working closely with Marin Bikes as their Southwest UK Demo Centre throughout 2016.


Contain-A-Cafe is currently situated at Beechenhurst in the Forest of Dean offering all of our food favourites out of our converted shipping container. We have a cafe with indoor and outdoor seating offering protection from the weather whenever you visit. So why not come and join us for refreshments.