Breathe in the natural beauty of the unique Brecks landscape in Thetford Forest. Explore by bike on 40 miles of traffic free marked trails, providing safe cycling for families and access to more challenging terrain for experts.
**After 20 successful years at High Lodge, Bike Art is handing over the baton. The hire centre and store will continue under new ownership from 1st October. Watch this space for further updates. Please note, the shop, including bike hire, will be provisionally closed from 25th September until 9th October.**
Located at High Lodge Forest Centre just off the B1107 Brandon Road, near Thetford High Lodge Forest Centre offers a welcoming atmosphere with restaurant, large play area, souvenir shopping, “Go Ape” tree walk and summer concerts.
There are a range of cycle trails in Thetford Forest to suit all ages and abilities. We hire the bikes to enable you to enjoy the trails. We also have a variety of special bikes (link to all ability cycles page) for those with limited riding ability.
Our extensively stocked shop sells every possible item you might need or want for your bike, including new bikes, ex hire / ex demo bikes, clothing and accessories.
We have a workshop on site which can deal with simple to major repairs – if we can fix it, we’ll be happy to.
We are open 364 days per year (Only closed Christmas Day) Minimum hours are 9am ‘til 4pm during winter months.
We are here to help you make the most of your forest.
Please bring with you a PHOTO DRIVING LICENCE OR PASSPORT when hiring as we will only accept these as a deposit.Visit Website
Monday - Friday
9.00 - 17.00
Saturday - Sunday
9.00 - 18.00
Please see website for hire fees.
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