Cycle Hire

Dorset Bike Hire

Whether you just want a couple of hours on the saddle or you’re up for a day-long adventure then Dorset has a lot to offer. From seaside towns, picturesque villages, quiet country lanes and off-road hills with stunning views you’ll find it here. Bring your own bike or hire one when you arrive, you’ll find a great selection of long and short distance cycle routes for all abilities.

Cyclexperience (Corfe Castle)

Address: Purbeck Park (formerly Norden Car Park), Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5DW (Google maps)
Telephone: 01929 481606
Website: https://www.cyclex.co.uk
Description: Cyclexperience is a family-owned business with 30 years experience in hiring out bikes in Dorset. They have shops in both the New Forest (Brockenhurst) and the Isle of Purbeck (Purbeck Park) and offer a comprehensive range of all-terrain bikes including tandems and electric bikes.

Bike Hire
Standard all-terrain bike: £22 / day
Roadster bike: £22 / day
Tandem bike: £40 / day
Kids bikes from £9 / day
Standard E-bike: £43 / day

Includes bike hire, helmet and seat height adjustments

Suggested Cycle Routes
The Cyclexperience website has some good biking routes starting from their base at Purbeck Park. You can also download their free route app allowing you to explore routes and attractions in the New Forest and the Isle of Purbeck.

All prices subject to change. Info last checked/updated 01 June 2022

The Watersports Academy (Sandbanks)

Address: 15 Banks Rd, Poole BH13 7PS (Google maps)
Telephone: 01202 708283
Website: https://thewatersportsacademy.com
Description: With a great waterside location at Sandbanks the Watersports Academy offer a comprehensive selection of adventure activities, equipment hire and professional tuition.

Adult Bike Hire
1 hr £6 / 1/2 day £12.50 / Full day £20
discounts for kids bikes. Includes bike hire, helmet, height adjustments, map, use of onsite changing facilities, lockers and hot showers.

Download their Bike Map (external link) showing their five best rides

All prices subject to change. Info last checked/updated 01 June 2022

Front Bike Hire (Bournemouth Pier)

Address: On the sea front just 300 meters to the east of Bournemouth Pier, BH2 5AA (Google maps)
Telephone: 01202 373280
Website: http://www.frontbikehire.co.uk
Description: Front Bike Hire has been hiring out bikes on Bournemouth seafront for over 12 years now. In their little office their friendly staff are happy to offer bike hire advice and guidance of local routes. Check out their tandem bikes.

Bike Hire
Adult bike: 1 hr £6 / 3 hrs £12 / Full day £20
Adult tandem bike: 1 hr £15 / 3 hrs £30 / Full day £50
Kids bike: 1 hr £5 / 3 hrs £8 / Full day £12

Includes bike hire, helmet, lock and seat height adjustments

All prices subject to change. Info last checked/updated 01 June 2022

Bicycle Hire Kool Cycles (Bournemouth West Cliff)

Address: 4c West Cliff Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5EY (Google maps)
Telephone: 07594 505776
Website: https://www.koolcyclehirebournemouth.co.uk
Description: Working out of a small shop on Bournemouth’s West Cliff Kool Cycles offers the most budget-friendly bike hire prices in the Bournemouth area.

Bike Hire
Adult bike: 2 hrs £8 / 4 hrs £10 / Full day £12 / 24 hrs £15 / 2 days £25
Adult tandem bike: 2 hrs £15 / 4 hrs £28 / Full day £35
Kids bike: 2 hrs £5 / 4 hrs £8 / Full day £10 / 24 hrs £12 / 2 days £20

All prices subject to change. Info last checked/updated 01 June 2022

Studland Watersports (Knoll Beach, Studland)

Address: Knoll Beach, Studland, BH19 3AX (Google map)
Telephone: 
Website: http://studlandwatersports.co.uk
Description: Studland Watersports operate out of a small beach “shack” at Knoll Beach. They do, however, have quite a large range of watersports equipment that they hire our including pedaloes, waterbikes, kayaks, SUPs, windsurfers and sailing dinghies. They also offer waterskiing, wake boarding, powerboat rides and banana rides.

Mountain Bike Hire
1/2 day £12 / Full day £20

All prices subject to change. Info last checked/updated 01 June 2022

Bridport Cycles (Bridport)

Address: Manor Yard, Symondsbury, Bridport, Dorset. DT6 6HG (Google map)
Telephone: 01308 808595
Website: http://bridportcycles.co.uk
Description: Bike hire, shop, electric bikes, servicing & repairs. Bridport Cycles is located in a converted barn on the Symondsbury Estate https://symondsburyestate.co.uk/ a lovely development which includes a coffee shop and restaurant, garden shops, craftsmen’s workshops and boutique. There’s a cycle trail running from the shop in an 8km loop within the Estate. A help yourself tool station is located at the front of the shop. Plenty of parking and toilets. For the more adventurous a Skills Park and Dirt Jumps are located a few hundred meters away.

Jurassic Electric Bikes (Weymouth)

Address: 20A Gloucester Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7AW
Telephone: 01305 778053
Website: https://www.jurassic-electric.co.uk
Description: Established 2012. Cycle shop specialising in electric bikes. Sales & servicing. NO LONGER OFFERING BIKE HIRE

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