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Our 35th location opens this Summer at Dalkeith, Edinburgh. Booking available soon. 

Forest Biking

Take to two wheels and explore over 500 acres of Black Park, with its mixture of forests, heathlands and open fields. With miles of flat, wide gravel paths this is an adventure suitable for the whole family!

Forest Biking operates from 10am every day the Treetops course is open (every day between the Easter holidays and Halloween, as well as weekends and holidays during the Winter, but please check our 'book now' page for Treetops to check specific dates).

Forest Biking is run as a walkby service only. During your hire we ask to hold on to either a driving licence or a credit card as a deposit. All hires are for up to 3 hours and include helmet hire and a map of the park.

Keep scrolling to discover bikes available to hire.

Prices: from £12

Forest Biking Map

 

Click on the link below to see a digital version of the map showing bike routes around Black Park.

Download the Map

Forest Biking Map

Bikes for Hire

Mountain Bikes at Go Ape

Mountain Bikes

Adults: £15
Under 16s: £12

Electric Bike at Go Ape

Electric Bikes

Over 16s only: £30

Tandem Bike at Go Ape

Tandem Bikes

A bicycle made for two: £30

Family Extras

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

Mountain bike with a buggy trailer at Go Ape

Buggy

For One or Two children, max combined weight 35kg, max height 105 cm.

Mountain bike with a Tagalong at Go Ape

Tagalong

No need to steer or balance, but they can help with the pedalling!

Mountain bike with a baby seat at Go Ape

Baby Seat

For the smallest members of the family. Maximum weight 15kg.

Looking to buy a bike?

All our hire bikes are available to purchase second hand, please talk to a member of staff for more details.

Adventure Overview

Hire a bike for up to 3 hours to explore the forest, heathland and open spaces around Black Park. With a selection of children's seats available Forest biking is an activity for the whole family and there is no minimum age.

  • Had a great time and my two girls loved it so much they wanted to do it again the next day!!

    Mr Matthew Hellewell

  • Fab time, great course & amazing staff (Jonathan @ Black Park). We had a great day & would recommend.

    Sara Marshall

  • Booked GoApe as a birthday treat for my teenage daughters who had a brilliant time. The staff were very helpful

    Samantha Donaldson

  • Great day out - fabous fun but very challenging !

    Francis Saunders

  • Great staff, great experience......it could always be a little higher :)

    Craig Salisbury

  • My daughter had a lovely birthday party, the staff were fantastic with the kids

    Jo Gilmour