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Handy Bike Hire

Hired two bikes which were adequate. You need £20 deposit and would recommend booking in advance... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
plewco
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Halifax, United Kingdom
Great cycle route

We hired bikes for four hours which was more than enough. Friendly staff and helpful when it comes... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Kirsty A
via mobile
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Fairholmes Car Park Derwent, Bamford, Peak District National Park S33 0AQ, England
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+44 1433 651261
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

So we hired 3 adult bikes from the Center for an adult and 2 teenage boys, tested out the brakes etc then off we went. We were having a great time until the 11km mark when one of my boys got a puncture (it’s 19km...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Hired two bikes which were adequate. You need £20 deposit and would recommend booking in advance at busy times. No pump or other equipment given with the bike (you probably need to pay extra for it) but the bikes were fine for the 15 k...More

Thank plewco
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We hired bikes for four hours which was more than enough. Friendly staff and helpful when it comes to showing you the route. It took us about two hours to get round the loop and that was with small breaks to take in the scenery....More

1  Thank Kirsty A
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Very friendly. Opened early for us as we got there before it opened. Beautiful cycle route. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank rebecca c
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This place seems to have a lot to offer cyclists of all ages and abilities. There are lots of different routes to choose from. We chose the route which takes you around Derwent Water, although we didn't realise at the time that we had chosen...More

1  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great cross bikes perfect for the trails. Pleasant staff. Coffee and refreshments at visitor centre adjacent. £14 for 4 hours on card but remember to take £20 cash fir deposit.

Thank DocAnt
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ideally located at fairholmes which is central to the reservoir. Reasonably priced bike hire for the day. Fast efficient service. Would have found a bottle holder useful but not essential.

1  Thank ali3450
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Reasonably priced with good advice from the staff to ensure you have pleasant ride around the area. On a sunny day this is a great day for young children. On rainy days it can still be great fun due to the out standing effect from...More

1  Thank Jamojam55
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We bought a Groupon for 2 adult bike hire for a full day costing £16.90. Two guys in the cycle hut were very friendly and adjusted our bikes and told us about a trail which would last around 2 hours. It was really enjoyable although...More

1  Thank jayne135
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We didn't use the cycle hire part of this so please don't take this review as to a guide to hiring bikes here. However... The tea and coffee lady's in the same building were perhaps the most rude and inhospitable people I've ever met. A...More

1  Thank Andrew B
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