All the fun of the forest

Dean Forest Cycles is the perfect place to start and end your day out. We have the best range of hire bikes in the forest and everything you need to make the most of your day.

from hire bikes to hot breakfasts

from servicing to sausage rolls

Our family-run cycle centre offers the perfect starting point to get out and explore everything the Forest of Dean has to offer by bike.

Whether you’re here for the famous family cycle trail, shredding the mountain bike trails or passing through on your roadie we’ve got everything you need under one roof.  

Nestled in the heart of the Forest of Dean, Dean Forest Cycles is a bike shop, cafe, bicycle workshop and bike hire centre that’s a stone’s throw from the cycle trails.

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Your Visit

Right in the heart of the Forest with the trails on our doorstep, we’re the perfect base for your visit to the Forest of Dean. 

Find out more about what’s on offer around Dean Forest Cycles here.

bike hire

There’s no better a place to hire a bike in the Forest of Dean than at Dean Forest Cycles.

Hire everything from fat-tyre MTBs to battery-powered eBikes, from comfy cruisers to 20″ kids bikes.

Bike Bag Hire

Heading off on a riding holiday or just looking for a convenient way to transport your bike.

Before you buy a bike bag, why not consider hiring a Dakine Bike Roller Bag for your next trip?


Bike hire

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the place for bike hire in the forest of dean

We've got it all

We’re your first stop for bike hire in the Forest of Dean area.

We have a huge fleet of hire bikes – including mountain bikes, electric mountain bikes, road and kids bikes – and an amazing network of roads and trails right on our doorstep that are perfect for two-wheeled fun. 

Cycle trail bikes

The perfect bike for exploring the family cycle trail.

Comfy and cruisy, perfect for a relaxed ride taking in the sights and sounds of the forest.

Mountain bikes

From beginners to experienced riders.

Our mountain bikes are great for everything the Forest of Dean has to offer, including the red and blue mountain bike trails.

Kids bikes

So the little ones don’t miss out!

Our range of kids bikes has something for all ages, and you can make sure the whole family has a great experience.


Ride further, ride faster and all with plenty of e-assistance with some of the best eBikes going.

Whether you’re taking on the trails or cruising the family routes, we’ve got an eBike for you.


The best stocked bike shop in the Forest of Dean, we’ve got a huge range of complete bikes, parts, protection, clothing and accessories from Marin, Kona, Scott, Deity, PNW, Dakine and more.

Pop in, grab a coffee and browse or log on from home and order online.