Covid -19 Update - 6th Jan 2021

 Cyclewise Whinlatter is temporarily closed and will re-open on 29 March 2021.

Enjoying the great outdoors by bike can have a hugely positive impact on your physical and mental health, and we’re pleased to confirm that bike hire is available to prebook for households and pairs. To ensure the safety of our customers and staff, we ask that you adhere to current government Coronavirus guidance when hiring a bicycle.

Please consider bringing your own helmet and gloves when hiring a bike, if you have them. Our bikes and helmets are cleaned and serviced after every hire. Hand santiser available on site.

 Covid-19 Update from Cyclewise - Full Details


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Mountain Bike Hire At Whinlatter Forest Park - Create Your Own Mountain Biking Adventure!


Cyclewise Whinlatter Bike Hire Centre, is based at the trail head of the Whinlatter Forest Mountain Bike Trails, near Keswick in the beautiful Lake District. We have been operating our trail centre bike hire here since 2008 and have won many industry awards along the way.
We offer a professional bike hire service with a range of quality hardtail, full suspension and electric bikes available to hire in a range of sizes.
In the forest at Whinlatter we have 3 graded mountain biking trails - Altura Trail, Quercus Trail & Gorse Trail available to ride which are really well signposted and easy to navigate, making for a really great day out whatever your age or ability. 

Bike hire is available for either 3 hours or the full day, helmet hire is included as well as our exceptional Cyclewise service. 

Our team will also be able to answer any questions you may have before setting off on your forest adventure.

To view the Whinlatter Forest Mountain Bike Trail Map Click Here

There are also lots of other activities at Whinlatter for you to enjoy. Please see the Forestry England website for more information about activities in the forest.



  3 Hour Hire Full Day*
Hardtail Mountain Bike £25 £30
Junior Mountain Bike (20" / 24" wheel) £18 £23
Helmet Hire Included   *return by 4.30pm


  3 Hour Hire Full Day*
Premium Full Suspension Bike £45 £60
Electric Hardtail Mountain Bike ^ £45 £60
Electric Full Suspension Bike ^ £55                  £70
Helmet Hire Included   *return by 4.30pm
^Must be 14 years & over to ride