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Lovely staff, very well maintained trails

I spent two days in the park this week. On one day I took my road bike around the ‘family trail... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ellie K
Nelson, New Zealand
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Want to Come Back Again... Soon!

As a keen off roader a visit to the FoD would not have been complete without a look in here! I was... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
mark G
Brandon, United Kingdom
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Cycling for all abilities in the Forest of Dean. Traffic free trails with bike hire, cafe, bike shop, and workshop. The trails at Pedalabikeaway include Family cycling, mountain biking and extreme downhill lines, providing something for everyone.
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Cannop Valley | Cycle Centre, Coleford GL16 7EH, England
+44 1594 860065
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a bike rental company, situated near many forest cycle trails. The company itself is fine, the trails - which are not operated by the company - are OK, but not that much variety for beginners and families not eager to do x-country cycling....More

1  Thank TempleofPeace
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I spent two days in the park this week. On one day I took my road bike around the ‘family trail’ which was great. Really clearly signposted and lots of space for passing. Easy gradient the whole way. The following day I rented a full...More

1  Thank Ellie K
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

As a keen off roader a visit to the FoD would not have been complete without a look in here! I was not disappointed! I had my teenage son with me who is not as experienced as me and I was a bit compromised but...More

Thank mark G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Came up to the FOD for a coaching session with Katy Curd and I was throughly impressed. Katy has an AMAZING ability to completely make you feel at ease and she explains things in simple terms not just “mtb” It was an amazing day coaching...More

Thank K1areW
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I love this place! There's something here for everyone, from the kids just starting out on the family trail to the Hardcore mountainbikers chucking themselves down the hills and everything inbetween. The cafe serves decent food, although the queue can be quite long it's worth...More

Thank Doomanic
Ian O, Owner at Pedalabikeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks for the kind words, hope to see you again soon. The best way to avoid lunchtime queues to to stop slightly early for lunch. The uplift vans stop at 12:30 so if you can get in around 12 it makes a big difference (and...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We visited with our children aged 7 and 9 during the Easter Holiday. We took the family trail which on the whole was an easy ride with some great downhill bits which the kids loved. I’d not ridden a bike in 20 years before this...More

1  Thank Ally R
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Cannop Valley mountain biking for some time and decided to have some coaching. We made contact on the Saturday and were booked in for a couple of hours on the Monday. We met Gareth who took us out for two...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Ian O, Owner at Pedalabikeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thanks for the kind words, glad you had a great time....will pass on your comments to Gareth and buy him a beer.

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Although ~1 hour away, we're frequent visitors to the Forest of Dean cycle trails. Every time is brilliant! There are trails for all abilities from the Family Trail for toddlers thru, Blue, Red and Black trail runs for the energetic and even Downhill runs for...More

1  Thank GoDaddy99
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for years and never disappoints. Whether your into downhill MTB trails XC or family fun it has it all. Come most weekends and never get bored. Multiple trails for all abilities. The cafe is well placed and decent friendly and cosy all...More

Thank Dockymomo
Ian O, Owner at Pedalabikeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thanks, hope to see again soon

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Bike hire was simple on their web site. Very helpful when I rang to confirm suitable sizes for my grandchildren. You have to pre book on busy periods in order to obtain the bikes you want. They get very busy in the holidays and often...More

Thank KarenWashy
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