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Forest Biking

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Take to two wheels and pedal your way around the wonderful Alice Holt forest. Enjoy the fresh air and exercise as you discover new places with Forest Biking. Our bike hire is the perfect activity to combine with a Go Ape adventure, for families, couples and groups.

Helmets are provided free of charge or you may bring your own helmet. Anyone under 16 must wear a helmet and we strongly recommend everyone participating wears a helmet.

Prices: From £12

Bikes for Hire

Adults' and children's mountain bikes in various sizes can be booked online using the link below..


Mountain Bikes at Go Ape  Alice Holt

Mountain Bikes

Adult's bikes (XS-XL): £15 for 2 hours, £19 for 3 hours.
Children's bikes (16-24inch wheels): £12 for 2 hours, £16 for 3 hours.

A yellow balance bike available to hire at Go Ape Alice Holt Forest Biking

Balance Bikes

£10 for 2 hours.
£12 for 3 hours.

Bike HIre Family Extras

In addition to children’s bikes we also have some other family friendly options for those unable to cycle themselves. All £12.

The extra items below cannot be booked online. To check availability and to make a reservation please call 01603 895500.

Mountain bike with a buggy trailer at Go Ape

Buggy - Coming Soon

For one or two children, max combined weight 35kg, max height 105 cm.

Mountain bike with a Tagalong at Go Ape


No need to steer or balance, but they can help with the pedalling! Recommended age 4-9 years. Max weight 35kg.

Mountain bike with a baby seat at Go Ape

Baby Seat

Designed for the smallest members of the family to join your cycle ride. Children must weigh between 9-22kg and can be up to 110cm tall.

Adventure Overview

  • Duration

    From 2 hours

  • Minimum Age

    No minimum age

  • Safety

    All participants under 16 years must wear a helmet

Go Ape Bike HIre

Forest Biking is Go Ape’s cycle hire, with bikes for hire in a variety of sizes for adults and children. In addition to bike rental, you can also hire extras such as child seats and tagalongs, so the whole family can enjoy a pedal around our stunning locations.

Meandering down gentle forest trails or putting your skills to the test on more challenging routes, cycling is a great way to get active and enjoy the forest with your tribe.


How long can the bikes be hired?
Bikes can be hired for 2 or 3 hour sessions.

What size and type of bikes are available?
The bikes are mountain bikes and available in a range of both children's and adults' sizes. Please find specific sizes on the booking calendar.

Are helmets, gloves and accessories provided, or can they be hired?
Helmets are provided free of charge, or you may bring your own helmet. Anyone under 16 must wear a helmet and we strongly recommend everyone participating wears a helmet.

What is the cost of bike hire?
Prices start from £12 to hire a child's bike for 2 hours. Please see the booking calendar for a full price list.

Where is best to cycle in Alice Holt Forest?
Forest maps of Alice Holt are available from the Forest Biking kiosk and more information can be found here about the cycling trails can be found on the Forestry England website. Our staff will also be able to recommend suitable routes for the ability of your group.

What days will bikes be available for hire?
Forest Biking is open for cycle hire every Wednesday to Sunday from the Hampshire Easter break to 31st October. Additionally, Forest Biking is open on Bank Holidays and every day during the school holidays. Winter opening hours may vary, please check the booking calendar for further availability.

RoSPA Gold Award logo

For the sixth consecutive year, we have been recognised as world-leaders in health and safety practice, achieving the RoSPA Gold Leisure Safety Award. This is the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running health and safety industry awards.

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