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Country Lanes Cycle Centre

Windermere LA23 1AH, England
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You won't regret it!

Excellent bikes, excellent prices and excellent customer service too with a great location... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martha M
The best way to see the lakes!

From start to finish this was one of the most enjoyable days out in the lake district. The service... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Rosie M
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Hire a bike from the local cycle hire experts! We provide good quality cycle hire equipment and a high level of customer service. Find us on Windermere Railway Station.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“lake district” (6 reviews)
“bike” (13 reviews)
“route” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Windermere LA23 1AH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent bikes, excellent prices and excellent customer service too with a great location. Wonderful experience!!

1  Thank Martha M
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GuyFitzgerald, Owner at Country Lanes Cycle Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Martha Thank you for your kind review. It's always encouraging to hear we're providing a good service! Hope to see you next time. Many thanks Guy Fitzgerald Company Director

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

From start to finish this was one of the most enjoyable days out in the lake district. The service was brilliant, they were more than happy to explain everything from routes to things to see and do. I took the route to hawkshead and was...More

Thank Rosie M
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We rented road bikes from Country Lanes Cycle Centre during our recent trip to Cumbria. It is one of the few places in Cumbria that rents road bikes. The service was very friendly and the gentleman sized the bikes and installed our pedals for us....More

2  Thank Moondoggie317
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

My husband and I opted for a cycling tour as we were unfamiliar with the area. Guy came over to our hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere to pick us up. He was extremely meticulous in showing us how to handle the bikes (they were light, easy to...More

2  Thank Smyoong
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We were limited for time so chose the Route from their website 'Round about Windermere and Bowness'. It says 1 hour fast - 2.5 slow. We felt cheated, knowing we only had A short time, we were made to hire on the full day rate....More

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Fabulous cycle centre! Friendly staff. They have even recently offered to donate a tandem cycle hire for a local schools raffle prize. Very generous and kind of them. Will be recommending!!!

2  Thank Dingbot
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my 2 lads one is actually older than Teenager lol came here after seeing leaflet where we were staying and for us the whole experience of hiring a bicycle was pain free . They charge £23 a day not hourly, and no deposit...More

3  Thank Alison R
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Turned up able to only cycle 90 mins max but the guy running the store wouldn't charge us less than full price for a full day (apparently that's the only price they do...). On a wet/muddy day didn't provide us with mud guards/protective glasses for...More

1  Thank Alexander G
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Very grumpy staff. We returned the mountain bikes after riding the route recommended, they and we were a bit muddy. 'excuse me if I'm not happy about that' began the staff member whose sarcasm was more palatable before the 20 mile ride than after. Not...More

1  Thank paultfhuyf
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GuyFitzgerald, Company Director at Country Lanes Cycle Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Dear Paul I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the level of customer service you received when returning your hire bikes. We do aim to maintain high standards of customer service. As you can see from the previous reviews and happy customers,...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2016

We came here not really knowing what route to take, until the chap in the shop helpfully pointed out that the route someone else had recommended us was about an hour and a half of going steeply uphill, which as amateur cyclists we decided was...More

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satellitejan
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Response from GuyFitzgerald | Property representative |
Hello Becky Thank you for your recent enquiry. We are open daily from 9am to 5pm. The daily hire rate is £23 per bike and this includes helmets, locks, pumps and maps. The bikes have plenty of gears to make the hills... More
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