There are many different ways to explore the Forest of Dean. One of our favourites being by bike. With trails for all abilities and riders, there’s something for families, the experienced cyclist and those who want to cruise around the Forest without the hard work of hills.
We work closely with our local bike hire companies, and have included a list for you to check out below.
Don’t miss out on exploring our wonderful forest through the safe off road cycle paths available for all levels of cyclists.
Pedalabikeaway are located down the road, at the Forest of Dean Cycle Centre which boasts a range of mountain biking trails for all abilities – The Verderer’s which is a blue trail, Freeminers which is more technical and graded a red, or the family trail for all abilities. There is also a 9jumps and drops area and pump track to hone in on your mountain biking skills. There is also mountain biking coaching which you can book on to if you want to get some expert tips and guidance.
Dean Forest Cycles
Dean Forest Cycles are an award winning, family owned and run cycle hire centre. Based just down the road in Parkend, Dean Forest Cycles was established in 2011, and provide the best quality bike hire for all ages, abilities and types of riding. Whether you are riding with your family, young and old – or are a seasoned racer, they offer a range of bikes from E-Bikes and junior bikes, to the lastest full suspension Mountain Bikes.
Offering an on-site cafe and bike shop, with free parking – you can hop on a bike and off on the trails with everything you need!
Whether you’re here on holiday or you want to explore the Wye Valley, Wye-Bikes aim is to ensure you get to explore more of this beautiful area in a fun, healthy and hassle free way.
Their fleet of brand new 2021 E-Bikes offer the best of both worlds, enabling you to ride on road or light off-road regardless of ability or your fitness level. They also stock a full range of non-electric adults’ bikes, junior bikes as well as trailers for children and your family pooch.
Wye-Bikes offer a wide range of packages to suit all abilities and you can hire bikes directly from their hire centre, or they can deliver and pick up your bikes from The Speech House, for your convenience.
For more information please visit www.wye-bikes.co.uk or call 07856 597044