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Bainton Bikes Cycle Hire & Tours

78 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6EA, England
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Oxford is a beautiful city packed full of fascinating and historic architecture, spacious countryside, relaxing rivers & canals and has been (and continues to be) where many inspirational people have called home. We are very pleased to be able to offer our unique and award winning Cycle Hire, Cycle Tours and Cycle holidays to help explore, understand and enjoy our beautiful county. Cycle hire is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week from various places in the city our 7 days a week from our shop in Jericho Cycle tours are available as guided and unguided ranging from 2 hours to all day. We run the only Quality Assured (awarded by Enjoy England – official tourist board) cycle tour in the UK – ‘The Official Oxford Cycle Tour’. The holidays explore Oxford, the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon (depending on holiday) Includes hotel bookings, lunch stops, dinner stops, points of interest on route and luggage transfers. All of our services are child friendly and are designed to enjoy the sights at a leisurely pace – you don’t need to be fit to enjoy cycling with us.
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78 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6EA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a self guided tour, cycling the Cotswolds. The bike was in perfect condition and exactly what you would want for this type of touring. Directions each day were detailed and easy to follow . Many points of interest suggested from Abbeys to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to do a bit of cycling for a couple of days and chose here. Very helpful and kitted us out with the bikes. Felt very safe on the roads here, went to a few villages the first afternoon and to Blenheim Palace the...More

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BaintonBikes, Manager at Bainton Bikes Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a lovely day!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We know central Oxford fairly well, having visited here several times. However, on this visit we wanted to A) get some experience of cycling in and around Oxford and B) push our knowledge of the surrounding area outwards, especially north-west into the huge & beautiful...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I rented a road bike to take a tour around Oxfordshire. The bike was good, the customer service was excellent and helpful. I had a great day out, saw many nice little villages and country roads.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

What an amazing way to view Oxford!! My children and I joined a cycle tour with Bainton Bikes; the team was awesome. We arrived in the morning by train and due to a delay in London we arrived late. Fortunately our guide and the rest...More

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Thank Heather P
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

A journey around Oxford with relative ease with a very informative guide. The bikes were comfortable and the route safe and at a gentle speed.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Excellent service, friendly, helpful staff with terrific bikes for exploring Oxford, the tow paths and beautiful country side. Bainton Bikes is close to the Oxford canal and College cruisers (narrowboat rentals) and pretty close to the train station. One of Bainton’s staff gave us a...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Excellent quality of bike , excellent value overall (bike comes with all the essentials and very useful waterproof map) and Kevin was very helpful and reliable.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We had just one day in Oxford, and bikes were the perfect way to get around and see a lot of the area. We visited Tolkien's grave, had lunch at The Trout, and then biked back to the city center to have a walk-around. The...More

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j0anna626
11 October 2016|
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Response from BaintonBikes | Property representative |
Hello, sorry to of missed your question until today. We do not have anymore guided trips to the Cotswolds this year but the route and travel guide, with hotel bookings is available self guided. For more info send me an email... More
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