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Explore the Peak District by bike

Award winning bicycle rental and experiences by Bike Garage

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Offering electric bike hire from our base in the peak district. Rated the best bike hire peak district by travel site Trip Advisor

Explore the incredible Peak District trails with our high-quality Trek mountain bikes – Hardtails, Full Suspension and Electric bikes available for hire. The best bike hire in the Peak District.

If you can’t find what you need, feel free to get in touch!

What’s included?

With every hire, we will get you set up on your chosen bike.  Adjust the bike to your requirements. All bikes come with flat pedals, we can fit SPD pedals if you prefer.

Route map and recommendation
Helmet (range of sizes)
Saddle Bag with toolkit.
Bottle holder (frame mounted)
Free Parking
Founder of Bike Garage

James Irwin

Founder of Bike Garage
2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023

Winner of Trip Advisor Traveller Choice

2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023

About James and the team

James has lived and ridden in the Peak District for over 25 years,  building a unique knowledge of the local area.  He founded Bike Garage in 2010 to share his unique knowledge of the best local trails, and has since enabled thousands of locals and visitors to explore the breathtaking local scenery from two wheels.


Rated 5 stars on Tripadvisor and Google

The best routes to explore

With every bike hire we can talk you through a suitable route for your requirements. And give you a map to take, so you can get straight to the best trails. Below are a couple examples of some of our favourite routes

Route 2 - The Beast of Hope Cross

This ride is a perfect sample of the Peak District and the variety of trails it offers, from the old railway lines of the Thornhill Trail to the rocky technical descents of The Beast.

Route 5 - Stanage and Lady Cannings Explorer

A reliable 19.5 mile route climbing just over 2000 feet of elevation, taking in the views of stanage edge the enjoyment of Lady Cannings with some lovely ice cream from Thorpe farm.

Route 3- Upper Derwent MTB Classic

A good medium distance route with two significant climbs and descents looping around the beautiful scenery of the Ladybower and Derwent reservoirs.

Route 7 - Hope Valley and Hucklow

A longer ride taking in some classic dark peak climbs and descents with breathtaking views throughout. Before heading south into the White Peak.

Route 4 - Shatton Ladybower Enduro

This is a slightly more challenging ride that offers four brilliant descents ranging from wide grass routes to tight, exciting singletrack.

Route 9 - Caves and Castles

This is a demanding loop with six significant climbs followed by six brilliant descents. There is a mix of every trail here from the fast flowing open grass descents of Win Hill to very technical boulder fields of Cavedale. Make sure you have your climbing legs as this route climbs

Where to find us

We are located within the Hope Valley Garden Centre, just off Hope Road, Bamford.  With free parking onsite.

A bike wash, cafe for post or pre-ride refreshments and other business on site.  See our full address below:

We’re open, head on down!

Monday9:30 AM — 5:00 PM
Tuesday9:30 AM — 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:30 AM — 5:00 PM
Friday9:30 AM — 5:00 PM
Saturday9:30 AM — 5:00 PM
Sunday9:30 AM — 5:00 PM

By car

We have two large free car parks at either end of the site one is accessed via Hope Road and the main gates or the single entrance next to the bridge.

Time to drive from Sheffield: 30 mins.

Time to drive from Manchester: 1 hour.

By public transport

Bamford Train station is within 5 minutes walk which offer regular services along the Hope Valley line between Sheffield and Manchester. There is also the bus stop just outside the garden centre, with regular services along the valley. If you have any travel questions give us a call and we will give you some help.

Time on train from Sheffield: 26 mins.

Time on train from Manchester: 1 hour, 5 mins.

Delivery service

A bike rental delivery service is available subject to availability.  Contact us to inquire about delivery.

Example locations & Pricing. This can be to your accommodation or to a trail.  Lady Cannings Trail £20 – Edale £20 – Sheffield, Encliffe Park £25

Helpful information


We require a form of ID (Passport or Driving License) is required per bike. This will be held for the duration of hire.

You might want to bring…
  • Some food and drink for the day, or we can give you some recommendations of good places to stop. Each bike has a bottle holder.
  • Suitable clothing for the outdoors.
  • A lock, if you are planning on stopping en-route.
Do I need to book?

We recommend reserving a bike, especially at weekends, to avoid disappointment.  You can use our online booking system 24 hours a day, or call us on 01433 659345.

Rated 5 stars on Tripadvisor and Google