Bike hire in Scotland

Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Fort William
Perthshire, Inverness and The Islands

Also see: mountain biking links

Plese check prices and availability with individual companies

A useful website is Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative.

List of trains / ferries / bus services which can take cycles

Glasgow & Clyde Valley

Dales Cycles
Queen Street Station
North Hanover Street
Glasgow G1 2ES
Tel: 0330 440 4080
Dedicated bike hire shop in Glasgow Queen street station

Billy Bilsland Cycles
176 Saltmarket
Glasgow G1 5LA
Tel: 0141 5520841
Hire and sale of mountain bikes and hybrids
Locks, parts and accessories.

Gear of Glasgow
19 Gibson Street
Hillhead
Glasgow G12 8NU
(2 minutes from Glasgow University)
Tel: 0141 339 1179
Bikes, accessories, maintenance

On Your Bike
27/29 Stuart Street
Millport
Isle of Cumbrae KA28 0AJ
Tel: 01475 530300 / 07909823922
Cycle hire, kites, wetsuits, etc.

Edinburgh and area

Bike Trax
11-13 Lochrin Place
Tollcross
Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 228 6333
Hire of hybrid bikes, road bikes and folding bikes, plus workshop services

Edinburgh Cycle Hire and Safaris
29 Blackfriars Street
Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 556 5560 / 07796 886 899
Bike hire, Edinburgh sightseeing bike tours, cycling holidays

Ayrshire

RT Cycles
73 Main Road
Glengarnock
Ayrshire KA14 3AA
Tel: 01505 682191
Mobile: 0786 7790889
Group and individual cycle hire
ATB mountain bikes, touring bikes, tandems, trailers, tag-a-longs, etc.
Family day hire rates available for 4 persons
Discounted long term / group hire
Free delivery / collection available
Identification required

Stirling

Velocity44
44 Barnton Street
Stirling FK8 1NA
Tel: 01786 465292
Hybrid bikes and road bikes for hire

Trossachs

Wheels Cycling Centre
Invertrossachs Road
Callander FK17 8HW
Tel: 01877 331100
Bike hire and bike shop

Perthshire

Highland Safaris
Near Aberfeldy
Perthshire PH15 2JQ
Tel: 01887 820071
Adult and children's bikes for hire
Self guided trails
Biking/outdoor gear, maps
Free secure car parking
Basic bicycle spares with repair kits, bike washing facilities, bike shelter, etc.
Cafe

Killin Outdoor Centre & Mountain Shop
Main Street
Killin
Perthshire FK21 8UJ
Tel: 01567 820 652
Variety of bikes and other outdoor activity equipment for hire and for sale

Comrie Croft Bikes
Comrie Croft
Comrie Road
By Crieff
Perthshire PH7 4JZ
Tel: 01764 670140 / 07933 781133
Bike hire, shop, repairs, trail info

Perthshire Mountain Bikes
Loch Tay Boating Centre
Pier Road
Kenmore
Tel: 01887 830291

Mountains and Glens
Railway Road
Blairgowrie
Tel: 01250 874206 / Fax: 01250 874469
Off-road bikes

Fife / Angus & Dundee

EBS Cycle Centre
75 Old Hawkhill
Dundee DD1 5EN
Tel: 01382 884414
Traditional, electric, tandem and cargo bikes.
Bike hire for half a day, full day or longer.
Discounts for students and associated staff.

Spokes Cycles
272 Perth Road
Dundee
Tel: 01382 666644
Bikes can be hired by the hour, half day, full day or week.
Child seats, tag along, tandems and trailers available.
Helmets and locks provided.

Spokes Cycles
37 South Street
St Andrews KY16 9QR
Tel: 01334 477835
Bikes can be hired by the hour, half day, full day or week. Online booking facility.
Child seats, tag along, tandems and trailers available.
Helmets and locks provided.

Boards Bikes and Kites
42-44 High Street East
Anstruther
Fife KY10 3DH
Tel: 01333 312323
Bike hire, bike repairs/servicing, sales, accesories

Fort William & area

Nevis Cycles
4 Lochy Crescent
Inverlochy
Fort William
Tel: 01397 705555
Full range of hire bikes to suit all needs
Shop, accessories, repairs

Alpine Bikes
Nevis Range - telephone: 01397 705 825
Fort William High Street - tel: 01397 704 008
Touring and off-road bikes

Aviemore

Mikes Bikes
Cyclelife Aviemore
5A Myrtlefield (below the Chemist)
Aviemore PH22 1SB
and at The Old Pavillion, Rothiemurchus
Telephone: 01479 810478 / 01479 810284
Bike shop with bikes for hire & sale, repairs, etc.

Inverness city

Velocity
1 Crown Avenue
Inverness IV2 3NF
Tel: 01463 419 956
Friendly cafe and bicycle workshop

Highland Bikes
29-31 Shore Street
Inverness IV1 1NG
Tel: 01463 234789
Accessories, clothing, spares, sales, workshop.

A Ticket to Ride
The Pavilion
Bellfield Park
Inverness IV2 4SZ
Delivery and collection.
Helmet, lock, toolkit, emergency assistance, route map (free)
Tel: 01463 419160

Caledonian Gifts
12 Church Street
Inverness
Tel: 01463 710 664 / 07539 833900
Bikes for hire

Highland region

Square Wheels
Strathpeffer
Tel: 01997 421000
Bike hire, repairs, etc.

Ness e'bikes
Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre
Fort Augustus PH32 4BA
Mobile: 07876 828 338
Hire of electric bikes

MounTAIN Bikes Shop
5 Cadboll Place
Tain IV19 1AY
Tel: 01862 892 133
New/used bikes, accessories, repairs.

Speyside / Moray

bikespokes
Mountain Bikes for hire for adults and children over 8
including helmets, locks and hi-visibility vests.
Delivery and collection of hire bikes is free within a 10 mile radius of Forres.
Servicing and repairs available.
Mob: 07801 365710

Outf!t Moray
15 Shore Street
Lossiemouth
Moray IV31 6PB
Tel: 01343 549571
Hire of mountain bikes, camping gear, kayaks, etc.

Aberdeenshire

CycleHighlands Ltd
The Pavilion
Victoria Road
Ballater
Aberdeenshire AB35 5QQ
Tel: 013397 55864
Cycle hire, delivery and collection, servicing and local trail information.

The Islands

Please see individual island pages

Also see: mountain biking links