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First time biking

This was my first time biking and I found the staff very helpful with explaining the trails... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Gillian B
via mobile
Great Trails & Friendly Staff

Turned up on the day without booking and had no problem booking two excellent quality hardtail... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Grizedale Mountain Bikes is a mountain bike shop and a bike hire centre at the heart of Grizedale Forest in The Lake District. Our shop stocks biking clothing and accessories from Madison, Fox, Lazer and many more. We also regularly sell off our...more
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Grizedale Visitor Centre | Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QN, England
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time biking and I found the staff very helpful with explaining the trails, recommending the best route, explaining the bike and putting me at ease before we set off. The green train with the short cut was easily doable in 2...More

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Turned up on the day without booking and had no problem booking two excellent quality hardtail bikes. As a non-biker, the 2/3h hour trail was tough at times, but a great challenge and very enjoyable.

Thank WillHabs
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

I was a bit put off by internet reviews of Grizedale but ended up loving it. Rocky (small) and wet single track in modest up and downs was just at my skill level! Fire track views of Coniston were awesome. Friendly staff member from the...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed September 15, 2017

I hired a North face hard tail in a down pour and had an amazing time. The red was rocky and slippy but fun. I even managed to fall off into a bog off one of the wooden bridges lol! The bike was great and...More

Thank southlakesuke
Management response:Responded September 18, 2017

Thanks for the review, it's much appreciated. We can't guarantee that the staff will share their cake but it's always worth a try...

Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Hired full suspension mountain bike for the day for my 16 year old. After an hour of riding I realised the my lad was tired out because the bike hadn't been working! The problem was sorted but the bike was also suffering from a noisy...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Researched the rides and bikes on their website which I found clear and informative we then booked two premium hardtail bikes online for me and my son. Despite only having booked at 18:30 for 9:30 the following day all was ready for us when we...More

Thank James G
Reviewed April 29, 2017

We received great service from the staff in the hire shop and was pleasantly surprised by the value for money on the hire bikes - having paid nearly as much for only 2 hours in other places. The tracks are fantastic and well worth the...More

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Hired 2 electric bikes and a tag along and did the 10 mile green route. Totally amazing. The electric assist made light work of the very big hills. We will return later in the year. The guys at the centre were really great.

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

We soothed the bike trails, and it was a glorious day, we biked along the green trail with my husband diverting off to do some of the red runs.(im only a novice). After a steep trek up, we took in some breathtaking views over the...More

2  Thank Toni S
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Hired three bikes for £60 for four hours, great tracks but some steep hills which were a struggle If not 100% fit. The views were worth the struggle. We set off after half twelve and after a few hours I was very worried about losing...More

2  Thank Claire-L-A76
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