ABOUT US





Nottingham Cycle Tours is a local company run by local people, set up to provide guided cycle tours in and around the city of Nottingham. We cater for teenage children upwards with basic cycling competence. Our tours are 90% off road and offer a unique and fun way to really get to know our city. Our guides will highlight the key landmarks to help our customers understand the city’s rich, and sometimes dark, history through the ages.

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WHAT WE DO




We will provide the definitive Nottingham experience for our customers. Whether you are a tourist, a student, a buisness or resident, this is a great way to gain a unique perspective into the history and growth of our city through its places, events and people.

The City Tour starts in the Old Market Square next to the Left Lion, and finishes in the city centre. The tours last 2-3 hours, including time for a refreshment break on our return to the city centre, where you will have an opportunity to ask any questions about our great city.

TOUR TIMES, COSTS & SPECIAL EVENTS



Where The Tour Goes

Old Market Square (START/FINISH), Theatres, Castle, Cycle Super Highway, award winning University Campus', Wollaton Hall and Deer Park, River Trent Embankment, sports arenas, canal waterfront, the train station, the Contemporary Art Gallery, ancient paths and gateways, Lace Market, cave history, churches and fantastic Gothic and Victorian architecture. People, events, funny anecdotes - you name it, Nottingham has it all.

Tour Times

  • SUMMER HOLIDAYS: Saturday 21st July - Sunday 2nd September - flexible timing to suit customers needs.
  • OTHER TIMES weekend days ON DEMAND.
  • Costs: £15 per person.
  • These tours are subject to a disclaimer that you will need to read and sign on the day of the tour. Click here for disclaimer.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS




Q: HOW DO I PAY?

A: Pay cash at the start of the tour.

Q: WHAT TRAINING DO YOU HAVE?

A: Both of your guides are British Cycling Ride Leader trained, which includes Emergency First Aid training.

Q: ARE THE BICYCLES AND HELMETS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE SHOWN FOR THE TOURS?

A: The bikes and helmets are not included in the tour price, however we do have limited bicyles which can be provided with advance notice. Nottingham City Bikes can be hired at low cost from various locations in the city centre, including Friar Lane near our start location in Market Square, and at other locations, click here to see the Nottingham City Council bike hire webpage. Nottingham Trent University Ucycle scheme is an alternative for students. Bikes can also be hired from Russell's Bicycle Shed (www.russellsbicycleshed.co.uk).

Q: ONE MEMBER OF OUR GROUP HAS LIMITED CYCLING EXPERIENCE, WHAT SHOULD WE DO?

A: We do not recommend the tour for such a person as we require cyclists with a reasonable level of competence and confidence on a bike, but we would love to see them when they are up to speed in the future, something that we definitely encourage them to do!

Q: CAN YOUNG CHILDREN DO THE TOUR?

A: Children below secondary school age cannot participate unless accompained by an adult who will take full responsibility for their supervision.

Q: CAN YOU OFFER THE TOUR IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE?

A: At this time, the tour is English only, but we are looking into providing tour material via an app/internet method. So watch this space.

GET IN TOUCH




If the above message service does not open a new email, then please send your request direct to info@nottinghamcycletours.co.uk or please ring 07940 742622.
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