Cycle hire in Scotland

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Download your copy of the Active in Scotland 2014 - 2015 brochure.
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View the official guide to adventure activities in Scotland

  • Riding the Duns local cycling trail in the Scottish Borders
    Riding the Duns local cycle trail
  • The bridge at Killiecrankie in Perthshire
    The bridge at Killiecrankie
  • Taking a break for tea in South Queensferry
    Taking a break for tea

Exploring the brilliant countryside, coastlines, towns, cities and islands by bike is the best way to experience all that Scotland has to offer and there are lots of bike hire companies to choose from.

If you love cycling, but don’t have the means to bring your own bike, visit one of the dedicated cycle shops which specialise in top quality bike hire. This will ensure you have the most suitable bike to meet your needs and prepare you for your cycling adventure.

Edinburgh and the Lothians boast a range of bike hire companies which offer great value packages. The Leith Cycle Company in the heart of the city, and Law Cycles and Belhaven Bikes in East Lothian are just a few of the companies from which to choose. Find out more information about cycle in Edinburgh.

In Glasgow and Stirling, you can pick up bicycles from the nextbike station at any time of day. It's easy to arrange your rental via the app, online or by telephone. 

Scotland’s many islands, from Cumbrae, Bute, Arran and Skye to the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland, all offer a fantastic playground for cyclists, with lots of bike hire companies.

Wherever you are in Scotland, find out more details about local cycle hire at the one of the VisitScotland Information Centres.

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