Mountain Biking in the forest of dean

Discover the Thrill of Mountain Biking

The Forest of Dean is home to some of the UK’s best mountain bike riding. Whether you’re looking to hire a mountain bike or eMTB or just need a base for your next adventure, we’re here to help.

Hire a Mountain Bike in the Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean is the UK’s mountain biking hot spot, and it all starts at Dean Forest Cycles.

There’s something for everyone from family-friendly green trails all the way through to extreme black routes with big jumps and drops. 

Looking to hire a mountain bike or eMTB to ride in the Forest of Dean? Our hire bikes are perfect for our local trails and we’ve chosen bikes that we’ve personally tested and know will be safe, comfy and super fun.

Wondering what might be the best option for your ride? Give us a call and we’ll tailor an option to suit you.

Standard hardtail mountain bike

Marin Bobcat Trail 3

Marin Bobcat Trail 3 hire bike Dean Forest Cycles

Premium hardtail mountain bike

Marin Bolinas 5


Full suspension mountain bike

Marin Rift zone

Rift Zone 2

Full suspension mountain ebike

Marin Rift Zone E

Rift Zone E1

Please Note:

Equivalent bikes may be substituted depending on availability.

Refunds can only be given on cancellations made 7 days or more prior to the hire date.

Customers must show photo ID with name and address on collection of bikes/equipment.

Customers must leave either a photo driving license or passport in the hirer’s name as security for the duration of the hire period. Full suspension or eBikes require two forms of security.

Full terms and conditions are available here.

Book your bike

Don't forget photo ID!

For all bookings we will need to hold a form of photographic ID (passport or driving licence). Please make sure you bring this with you.

Not sure what bike you need?

Give us a call! We’re always happy to chat and find the best option for you and your visit.

MTB & eMTB Rides

Forest of Dean
Mountain Bike Trails

Mountain Biker riding towards camera

The Verderer’s and Freeminer’s trails are award-winning, purpose-built mountain bike routes just a short ride from our door. 

... Or Why Not Make Up
Your Own Adventure?

Route planning website/app Komoot is a great way to DIY your day’s walking or cycling in the Forest of Dean.