Breathe in the natural beauty of the unique Brecks landscape in Thetford Forest. Explore by bike on 40 miles of traffic free marked trails, providing safe cycling for families and access to more challenging terrain for experts.

Located at High Lodge Forest Centre just off the B1107 Brandon Road, near Thetford High Lodge Forest Centre offers a welcoming atmosphere with restaurant, large play area, souvenir shopping, "Go Ape" tree walk and summer concerts.

There are a range of cycle trails in Thetford Forest to suit all ages and abilities. We hire the bikes to enable you to enjoy the trails. We also have a variety of special bikes (link to all ability cycles page) for those with limited riding ability. 

Our extensively stocked shop sells every possible item you might need or want for your bike, including new bikes, ex hire / ex demo bikes, clothing and accessories. 

We have a workshop on site which can deal with simple to major repairs - if we can fix it, we’ll be happy to.  

We are open 364 days per year (Only closed Christmas Day)  Minimum hours are 9am ‘til 4pm during winter months.

We are here to help you make the most of your forest.

Please bring with you a PHOTO DRIVING LICENCE OR PASSPORT when hiring as we will only accept these as a deposit.

High Lodge Forest Centre Brandon IP27 0AF
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    Bike Art Thetford Demo and Hire

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    01842 810090 High Lodge Forest Centre Brandon IP27 0AF

    Opening Hours

    09:00am - 05:00pm
    09:00am - 05:00pm
    09:00am - 05:00pm
    09:00am - 05:00pm
    09:00am - 05:00pm
    09:00am - 06:00pm
    09:00am - 06:00pm

    * Photographic Driving Licence or Passport is mandatory to hire a bike *

    We have bikes and trails to suit a wide range of ages and skills at our two stores.

    Standard adult or child hire bikes are front suspension mountain bikes or hybrids drawn from the Scott, Cube, Saracen and Ridgeback ranges.


    First Hour

    Additional Hour

    All Day

    Standard Adult Bike




    Child Bike

    Or Trailer, Trailer Bike




    Premium Bike

    Full Suspension





    Helmets available free of charge when hiring.

    We strongly recommend you reserve your bike to avoid disappointment. Please call us a minimum of 24 hours ahead of your visit on 01842 810090 (High Lodge) 01702 551076 (Hadleigh). 

    Premium bikes are full suspension or electric assist from Scott or Cube depending on the store. They will be set-up by our workshop to suit your height, weight, riding style and pedal preference.

    Premium bikes must be reserved a minimum of 24 hours in advance of your visit. Photographic Driving Licence or Passport is mandatory.

    We also have a range of machines for those with limited ability to ride a conventional bicycle, available at standard rates at our High Lodge store only.

    Last rental is 1 hour and 15 minutes before closing time.

    Terms and Conditions

    A Photographic Driving Licence or Passport are the only forms deposit we will accept. No I.D, no bike.

    Adults must at all times accompany while riding a bicycle, any member of a party under 16 years of age and to remain contactable by and responsible for those members of my party aged 16 or 17 who may ride unaccompanied.

    The hirer will be held responsible for loss or damage to all bicycles and other equipment hired from Bike Art and will pay appropriate repair or replacement costs in the event of any such loss or damage.

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