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Forest Leisure Cycling

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:30
Open today: 09:00 - 17:30
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Great service and excellent bikes

This is the fourth time we have used Forest Leisure Cycling in as many years. Every Autumn we... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Mab100uk
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Good service

Good bikes, friendly, efficient service, and lots of routes to choose from. Would recommend, and... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
GtotheP
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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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Cycle Hire from a beautiful New Forest Village location with free parking! The perfect base for Cycling, one of the most popular New Forest activities! We are the acclaimed New Forest Cycle Hire, Cycle Sales and Cycle Repairs Centre, located in the...more
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| Village Centre, Burley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Easy to find, good kit, reasonable prices friendly service. I didn't find the map too easy to use but maybe that's me! had a great time.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi there, We are very grateful that you have taken the time to give us this feedback. We apologise if the map wasn't too easy to use, they are simple carded routes that are as effective as we can make them. We always do a...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This is the fourth time we have used Forest Leisure Cycling in as many years. Every Autumn we holiday in the New Forest and actually travel from one side of the forest to use them because the service and hire equipment is excellent. Thank you!More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi there, Four years straight! That's impressive by anybody's standards. I'm extremely proud to hear that we have been consistent year upon year, we have a great team here that is always changing due to the seasonal nature of the business so this is very...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Good bikes, friendly, efficient service, and lots of routes to choose from. Would recommend, and use again.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your kind and honest feedback, it really means a lot. It's great to know that you enjoyed the whole experience when hiring bikes from us. We hope to see you again very soon, Many thanks, Jon

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We are staying on holiday in the New forest area and the activity we all wanted to do as a family was hire bikes and take in the beautiful scenery. On arrival we were greeted by a really friendly member of staff who really helped...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi Rachel, Wow what a wonderful in-depth review. It sounds like you really did have a fulfilling day out in the woods. We highly rate the Trusty Servant pub, great food and a good turnaround usually. It is a long way to go when you...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

As a family who don’t cycle often this was brilliant. We all enjoyed it and had great fun. We will definitely return. We did get a puncture but there was a kit supplied. Fab. Thanks guys

Date of experience: October 2018
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ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi Emma, Thank you for taking the time to give us this excellent feedback, it's wonderful to know whether our customers were satisfied with the experience or not. Well done on the puncture repair too! We hope you visit us again soon, Many thanks, Jon

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The cycle paths are fantastic. They msp them put colour coded for difficulty if like me and you want just a pleasant ride through the tresd you can follow the original train lines they are dead flat as you would expect. For the more adventurous...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Delcassy
ForestLeisureCycling, Customer service at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hello Delcassy, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we really appreciate your feedback. We pride ourselves on being able to facilitate riders of all abilities and we are pleased that you feel the same about our business. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely friendly bunch these guys are. We use them a lot throughout the year when we don’t bring our own bikes, and when we do bring our own they always fix our gears and/or service our own bikes. Friendly professional service. Thank you.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback. It sounds like we are pretty consistent which is always nice to hear. We will continue to try and do on the spot repairs where we can to keep you rolling. We do...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Shame that today at about 1.50, having arrived at this shop after phoning to confirm availability of electric bikes,I was advised that bikes where no longer available and where all out?. Having driven 10 miles and paid £3 for parking when I explained how my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Hi there, Its a shame to hear that you were disappointed with your visit to our shop yesterday. As I understand it, you were looking to hire Electric bikes for Part day. Here in lies the issue. As we have never taken bookings for the...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This review is to give a heads-up to future customers. Make sure that once you have been allocated your bikes and had them adjusted for you, don't assume, like we did, that those will be the exact bikes you will leave with. When we first...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi, This was a sad situation from our point of view, and one that has been rectified since this incident. Our Electric bikes come with a curve in their seat tube which doesn't allow the seat post to descend all the way to the bottom...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Hired bikes for the day. Staff provided advice on routes and gave us detailed route instructions to take with us. Bikes well maintained

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank peteramos51
ForestLeisureCycling, Owner at Forest Leisure Cycling, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you for taking the time to report back on your experience with us, it's great to know that it went smoothly. Many thanks, Jon

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Emily B
13 August 2018|
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Response from NJS103 | Reviewed this property |
Same. We just hired a couple of bikes to add to our group
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909ellieh
31 July 2018|
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Response from ForestLeisureCycling | Property representative |
Hi Ellie I would say that either a child seat on the rear as long as a helmet will fit him or a trailer with a Kids snug in it should be suitable. If you are looking to hire then it would be worth booking as we are very... More
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kellymb2018
23 April 2018|
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Response from ForestLeisureCycling | Property representative |
Hi, We rent electric bikes from Burley village centre, just visit our website for more info and to book. There are lots of bed and breakfast options in the village, we do have a list of accommodation on our website... More
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