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Marshwood Trails

Taylors Lane, Bridport, England
07796 135256
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Ranked #1 of 6 activities in Bridport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Marshwood Trails helps people discover West Dorset in a rather unique way with its electric bike tours and rentals. These amazing machines make... more » Owner description: Marshwood Trails helps people discover West Dorset in a rather unique way with its electric bike tours and rentals. These amazing machines make cycling an absolute breeze introducing guests to the spectacular landscapes, vibrant history and delicious produce found in the area. Scheduled half day tours with prices starting at £30 per person run throughout the year while bespoke events with a range of refreshment options are available on request. The tour price includes cycle, helmet and pannier hire and the services of a knowledgeable local guide while child seats and tag-alongs are available for a small additional fee. Bike rentals are available for one or more days. « less
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Had a great tour with Martin around Portland, saw some beautiful sights and he is very patient whilst also being a font full of knowledge! Will go out of his way to make sure you are comfortable. For example when I was halfway through the trip and had "misplaced" (I.E. never bought any with me) my water, he kindly gave... More

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

On sunday 20th july we set out for a electric bike tour with Martin and Wendy as our guide. The entire group consisted of 8 people (incl the hosts). The electric bikes are really easy to use and makes it possible to climb steep hills ( Eggerton Hill) without any problem. The bikes were so powerful that we weren’t even... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We did the Bride Valley tour with Martin last weekend for my sister's Hen Do. It was such a lovely scenic route (especially for those of us who come from the big city!) & we loved seeing all the little thatched cottages & rose gardens. Martin was very helpful & helped put us all at our ease. I hadn't been... More

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Gosport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Martin was lovely and very patient with our group of Hens ;-) The tour we did was breathtaking, especially the picnic spot! WOW The bikes were great and took some of the pain out of a long bike ride, Perfect for a bit of gentle exercise whilst enjoying this beautiful part of the country.

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We did the Portland tour this time on a beautiful sunny Easter Monday. Martin was extremely accommodating of our mixed age group, mostly in our 50's with varying levels of fitness, but the exception was my mother who will not thank me for telling you is 82! Once again we all loved the adventure and Martins excellent knowledge just adds... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We have been visiting West Doset for many years...catching up with family and many of Dorsets beauty spots. We called Marshwood in the morning of Easter Saturday hoping we could squeeze into a tour on that day.... The weather was glorious... We ended up being the five of us for a stunning tour. We met in Portesham and had a... More

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Wilmslow, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Although the weather wasn't brilliant we had a great afternoon biking up hill and down dale, something I definitely couldn't do without a little help. With a little stop and a much appreciated Hot chocolate we continued our trip round Dorset. We were thinking of buying an electric bike before the trip now it's a definite purchase. A really enjoyable... More

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Wendover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We were spending weekend in Dorset for 10 sad 50 year olds and we spent the day with Martin and the fabulous electric cycles ( although one of our party was determined to have a work out and did not use the power button!). The cycle ride was lovely,, quiet roads' beautiful views and a great stop at a pub.... More

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We saw Marshwood Vale and surrounding countryside in a different light. Thanks Martin for a terrific experience with electric bikes

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Bopurnemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Did a 3 hour bike tour last week,it was really good.I like cycling but have never been tempted to put bikes on back of car to cycle this area as it is just too hilly for me on a standard bike.The electric bikes are amazing-prolonged,steep gradients require a small amount of input from the rider.Quiet country lanes and beautiful scenery,all... More

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