We work with private groups, tour operators, schools, companies and event organisers to deliver a range of activity related equpment and services including:


- Bikeability


- Weddings


- Birthday Parties


- Excursions and Tours


- Event Management


- Private Half and Full Day Tours


- Fleet / Pool Bike Provision


- Company Branded Bikes


- Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions



Whatever your group needs, give us a call and we'll see how we can help: 01206 700 707


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 Day   Excursions:  

Wedding Bikes



Whether it's a days riding for members of the wedding party before the big day, a fleet of vintage bikes for the Grooms Party to arrive on or a tandem for newly weds to ride off on, we have conquered most 'bike wedding challenges'!  Whatever you're vision, we'll do our best to make it happen.



Language Schools, Boarding Schools, Summer Camp Organisers, Cruise Operators, Exchange Programme Leaders.......  We handle groups from 10 - 140 on one day cycle excursions and 10 - 50 on paddle trips.  


Equipment can be brought to you or preferential rates can be applied to our existing programmes including:


A)  Colchester Heritage Ride - Cycle Tour

B)  Constable Country Highlights - Cycle Tour

C)  Oyster & Lobster Ride - Cycle Tour

D)  Traditional Fish & Chip Ride - Cycle Tour

D)  River Stour Explorer Days - Kayak / Canoe Tour


Please contact us directly for details on 01206 700 707




Our fleet of child size bikes is available to schools running BikeAbility training at subsidized rates.  


We deliver throughout Essex and Suffolk, at cost, or you are welcome to collect the bikes from our East Bergholt Hire Centre.


For bookings please download and complete the attached form.


We do work with a number of approved instructors whom we are happy to put you in touch with.  Please note they independent of Outdoor Hire Centres Ltd and terms should be agreed directly with them.


  Clubs socials,  stags / hens:    


   pop up events:    

All our 'adventures' can be tailored for group activities and we're always keen to work with you to customise from catering to enroute activities (eg themed geocaching)

Popular club / team / stag / hen / away day activities incl:

1) Sudbury to Sea Challenge: 1 day kayaking on the River Stour.

2) Canoe Camping: 2 days & 1 night.  Option for non-paddlers to join in the camping.

3) Mountain Biking Days from East Bergholt.  Guided or unguided.

Pop-Up Hire Services can be brought to your events, hotels, pubs, restaurants to add 'attraction' value to your event or as stand alone events.  


Equipment is supplied, custom routes can be developed, staffing provided, etc.  You may wish to charge visitors / guests / or offer our services at your cost - it's up to you.


Example Events:

A)  Councils:  New Cycle Route Openings.

B)  Hotels:  Cycle Themed Promotional Weekends

C)  Riverside Pubs / Restaurants: Themed Kayak Weekends.

D)  Festivals: Tent Villages


Whatever your needs, call for a chat on 01206 700 707


Please contact us directly for details on 01206 700 707




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