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Boat and bike hire:


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Getting here

Coniston Boating Centre
Lake Road, Coniston
Cumbria LA21 8AN


Update: 17 March 2020

We have suspended all our boat hire and activities. We are cancelling and will automatically refund all bookings for boat hire up until 1 May. We will keep this refund date under review.

Bike hire

Bike hire

Hop on a bike and explore Coniston. We've got normal mountain bikes, and 2 fat tyre electric bikes to get you a bit more power for your peddling!

Take your pick from loads of exhilarating routes, whatever your ability. Our team can help you pick the right route and give you a map to take with you.

What sort of bikes are available?

  • Adult bikes - Bergamont Revox 3.0's in a range of sizes
  • Child bikes - Bergamont Revox 3.0's in a range of sizes
  • Electric bikes - Pedego fat tyre mountain bikes suitable for ages 14+ and heights around 5ft 7 to 6ft 2.

Electric mountain bike hire

Mountain bike hire charges:


  • 2 hours: £15
  • 4 hours: £20
  • Full day: £25


  • 2 hours: £5
  • 4 hours: £10
  • Full day: £15

Electric fat tyre bike hire charges:

  • 2 hours: £30
  • 4 hours: £50

Book an electric bike online


  • Trailer size: Tows either 1 or 2 small children. The maximum weight is 45kg or 7 stone 1 pound. Please note that these are only suitable for children who are able to sit upright unassisted. Please ask for availability and prices when booking.

What else is included?

  • Cycle helmets
  • Spare inner tube

Make the most of your cycling adventure and plan your route before hiring with us!

Is there a deposit?

No, but you must leave a valid ID in the form of a credit / debit card or photo ID.

Do I need to book ahead?

Bikes are hired on a first come first served basis, hire starts at 10am. For more information call 015394 41366.

How to book an electric bike:

Book an electric bike online >

How to book a mountain bike:

Call 015394 41366


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