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Amazing place and a credit to those who work there

I first visited about 15 years ago and thought it was a great place then. What they gave done with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gloucester, UK
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Freeminers trail

Did the verdure as a warm up which is a good blue trail then straight into the freeminers trail... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard D
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom
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“bike shop”(7 reviews)
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Cycling for all abilities in the Forest of Dean. Traffic free trails with bike hire, cafe, bike shop, and workshop. The trails at Pedalabikeaway include Family cycling, mountain biking and extreme downhill lines, providing something for everyone.
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Cannop Valley | Cycle Centre, Coleford GL16 7EH, England
+44 1594 860065
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited about 15 years ago and thought it was a great place then. What they gave done with it since its frankly astounding. Brilliant cafe, very busy at times, serving great food. Very welcome after a ride on the local trails. I regularly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the verdure as a warm up which is a good blue trail then straight into the freeminers trail which is red.it had been raining so the roots were slippy and boy are there some roots .we did the extended trail which I found very...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

My boys (18 & 14) took to the trails, the youngest hiring one of the full suspension bikes (£30 for a half day). The bike was in excellent condition and well suited to the trails, thoroughly enjoyed it will be back again.

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a bike rental company, situated near many forest cycle trails. The company itself is fine, the trails - which are not operated by the company - are OK, but not that much variety for beginners and families not eager to do x-country cycling....More

1  Thank TempleofPeace
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I spent two days in the park this week. On one day I took my road bike around the ‘family trail’ which was great. Really clearly signposted and lots of space for passing. Easy gradient the whole way. The following day I rented a full...More

1  Thank Ellie K
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

As a keen off roader a visit to the FoD would not have been complete without a look in here! I was not disappointed! I had my teenage son with me who is not as experienced as me and I was a bit compromised but...More

Thank mark G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Came up to the FOD for a coaching session with Katy Curd and I was throughly impressed. Katy has an AMAZING ability to completely make you feel at ease and she explains things in simple terms not just “mtb” It was an amazing day coaching...More

Thank K1areW
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I love this place! There's something here for everyone, from the kids just starting out on the family trail to the Hardcore mountainbikers chucking themselves down the hills and everything inbetween. The cafe serves decent food, although the queue can be quite long it's worth...More

Thank Doomanic
Ian O, Owner at Pedalabikeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks for the kind words, hope to see you again soon. The best way to avoid lunchtime queues to to stop slightly early for lunch. The uplift vans stop at 12:30 so if you can get in around 12 it makes a big difference (and...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We visited with our children aged 7 and 9 during the Easter Holiday. We took the family trail which on the whole was an easy ride with some great downhill bits which the kids loved. I’d not ridden a bike in 20 years before this...More

1  Thank Ally R
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Cannop Valley mountain biking for some time and decided to have some coaching. We made contact on the Saturday and were booked in for a couple of hours on the Monday. We met Gareth who took us out for two...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Ian O, Owner at Pedalabikeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thanks for the kind words, glad you had a great time....will pass on your comments to Gareth and buy him a beer.

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