Hire a bike

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.


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

Based in Parkend, in the heart of the Forest we have a great range of hire bikes and accessories and a vast network of tracks and trails for riders of all ages and abilities.

Looking for some inspiration on where to cycle in the Forest of Dean? We have a range of routes and rides here.

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

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What type of riding do you want to do?

Easy going forest tracks

Family Cycle trail bikes

If you’re here for the famous Forest of Dean Family Cycle Trail (Now renamed Colliers Trail) then these bikes are for you!

Comfy, easy to ride and great on and off the road they’re a relaxed and fun way to explore the forest.

Perfect for all ages and abilities and suitable for tag-alongs, kids seats and trailers.

Fireroads and singletrack

Mountain Biker riding towards camera


Looking to hire a mountain bike in the Forest of Dean? We’ve got you!

Our full suspension and hardtail hire mountain bikes let you take on the best of the Forest, including the excellent Verderers and Freeminers MTB routes and our huge network of tracks and trails.

For all areas of the forest

Ebikes &
eMountain Bikes

Ready for an eBike boost?

Hire an eBike to ride further and faster, breeze up the hills and sail through longer days.

Equipped with an electric motor, our hire eBikes are available as laid-back and relaxed hybrids or fast-and-fun full suspension eMTBs. 

Bikes for every age, from 3 - 13


Want to bring your kids along for the ride?

Whether it’s a gentle ride around the family trail or a lap of the MTB trails, we’ve got the perfect kids Hire Bikes for you.

You can pick from a range of sizes depending on the child’s age and/or height.

Mix of forest trails and road


Ready to go cover some distance, mix tarmac and dirt and really explore the Forest of Dean?

Our hire gravel bikes are perfect for big days in the saddle. Designed as a mix of road and MTB they’re ideal for adventures that  take in a bit of everything. 

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.