Official Visitor Website
Back to Activities Activities

Cycle Breaks

Cycle Breaks are long-established specialists in self-guided cycling holidays and bike tour short breaks with luggage transfer around Norfolk/Suffolk.

Now, from our base in Needham Market in Suffolk, you can just rent the bikes if that is what you would prefer.

Opening Times

At Cycle Breaks our gentle cycling adventures combine relaxed exercise and the most inspiring scenery with stays at quality accommodation and real insight into the local area.

Our portfolio of cycling tours in Norfolk offers everywhere from the North Norfolk Coast to Norwich and from the Brecks to the Broads. It features much-loved Norfolk cycling holidays from 3 to 7 nights, graded ‘easy’ to ‘moderate’ with electric bikes also available if required –
“Route great. Hotels great. We will certainly be thinking about another trip to Norfolk with you in the future.’ Mr & Mrs S.,Northwood (Cycle Breaks ‘Royal Norfolk – Nelson’s County’ tour) / “The organization and the overnight stays were excellent” – Mr & Mrs P., Barnsley (Cycle Breaks ‘Brecks & Beaches’ tour)

As you gear up for a holiday of discovery at your own pace, we will take care of everything. We arrange accommodation bookings and luggage transfers, provide great bikes and detailed itineraries as well as offering an en-route support service.

We pride ourselves on our expert knowledge and our real personal attention which comes from over 20 years’ experience in organising cycling tours. Our cycling holidays are just right for couples, individuals and families, but we are always on hand to advise and tailor tours to your specific needs.

Cycle Breaks is an independent tour operator which also provides cycling holidays elsewhere in England including Suffolk / East Anglia and an extensive range of cycle tours in mainland Europe.

Now, from our base in Needham Market in Suffolk, you can just rent the bikes if that is what you would prefer. Our fleet is made up of good quality, well maintained, adult hybrid bicycles from Dawes and Claud Butler (youth and child bikes from Squish are also available). All bikes are mechanically checked and adjusted before each and every hire. (This is why the price difference between 1 and 2 day hire periods is not significant.)
We also have a small number of Pedal Assist Electric bikes (from Sparta and Whisper) available for hire. Please note that these can only be reserved a maximum 7 days in advance for July and August hires as we hold these primarily for customers taking our fully packaged Cycle Breaks cycling holidays.


Our bike hire charges
What’s included:
24 /21 speed hybrid bicycle (adult bike) with front suspension fork, luggage rack and puncture resistant tyres (22” frame without suspension fork)
pump, basic tool kit, spare tube and puncture repair kit (one per party or per every two bikes as required)
1 lock per bike
1 helmet per bike (on request)
Handlebar bag or ‘top bag’ per bike or ‘bungee’ straps
Notes and maps for a selection of circular rides from Alder Carr Farm, Needham Market
Free parking at Alder Carr Farm, Needham Market
Available at additional cost

Panniers – £3 per bag per day
Delivery and collection – please ask.
1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days 6 days 7 Days
Adult bikes £25.00 £35.00 £41.00 £47.00 £53.00 £59.00 £66.00
Youth/Child bikes or trailers £12.50 £17.50 £20.50 £23.50 £26.50 £29.50 £33.00
Child seat £8.50 £10.00 £11.00 £12.00 £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
Electric bike £55.00 £70.00 £80.00 £90.00 £100.00 £110.00 £120.00

Booking procedure & payments

All bike hire only bookings are subject to the bike hire booking conditions below.
All bookings must be made in advance – minimum 24 hours (but the earlier, the better) *

Please either call 01449 721555 or complete the secure booking form

To accept the booking, we require the following details:

Bikes required – information regarding the heights of each rider and frame preference (i.e. cross-bar or step-through)
Arrival date, approximate time on that day when the bikes are required and the length of hire
Contact and credit card details
30% deposit – taken at the time of booking (non-refundable)
Please note that a booking is not accepted until we have confirmed it in writing (by email)
The balance must be paid on a weekday and no later than 72 hours prior to collection/delivery
On arrival, we require the following:

Proof of ID – photo ID (driving licence / passport)
Your credit card details and authorisation for a refundable security deposit.
* Please note that the Pedal Assist Electric bikes can only be reserved a maximum 7 days in advance for hire periods during July and August.

Opening Times

Weekdays: 0930-1700 (Please remember bikes need be pre-booked to ensure that they are ready for use!)

Weekends: By appointment only.