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Electric bikes in Eden

Electric bikes are a great way to explore the fantastic countryside around Eden. The gentle powerArragons electric bike hire at Askham Fell from the electric motor gives you a push up the hills and makes the flat terrain feel like you are going down hill. With a range of over 60 miles - you can call in to the many attractions pubs and cafes that are on the charge scheme to get the battery topped up with charge to extend the range on your day out.


Electric Bike Hire in Glenridding

Ullswater E-Bikes was created in the hope that it would allow visitors to get off the beaten track and explore the Southern end of Ullswater knowing that they are leaving nothing but their tracks and using nothing but the carbon neutral, sustainable energy from themselves and the Hydro-electric Scheme.

Cyclists at Great Asby photo by Tony West courteys of the Nurture Eden Photo Library

Visit the Ullswater E-Bikes website for more information.

Electric Bike Hire in Penrith

(Regional Best Bike Shop award winners) Arragon's Cycles have a fully equipped Shimano Service Centre with diagnostics tools for software updates and repairing system glitches, covering all makes of electric cycle components.  With a wide range of electric bikes on display in store, you can arrange a test ride or perhaps enjoy a longer trial hiring one of their fleet of pedal assist bikes from Lowther Castle - hire fee redeemable on purchase of an e-bike.  In tandem with Arragon's, Lowther Castle offers cycle-hire - so visitors can add even more to their day out by hiring bikes and going 'Lowther alfresco'.

Arragons Cycle Hire Delivered

Arragons Cycle Hire Delivered is a new venture which runs alongside established PenrithArragons ebikes at Long Meg based retail store Arragons Cycles and is the new sister business to Cycle Hire at Lowther Castle.

With a new dedicated fleet of standard and electric bikes suitable for road and light trail use, you can opt to collect from Arragons Cycles in Penrith, or they will deliver direct to your accommodation within 15 miles of town*.

They have premium electric hybrid bikes from Royal Dutch Gazelle, a selection of road and gravel bikes along with a range of mountain bikes ideal for the local country roads and trails.  All bikes are equipped with puncture repair kit, lock and helmet.

*One off delivery / collection fee of £40 per booking within 15 mile radius from Penrith and prices are structured for single day or longer term hire if you intend to enjoy a car free stay in the area.

For more information or to make your reservation, visit or text 07525 243 159.

Charging Points

  • Two electric vehicle charge points and two charging sockets for e-bikes have been installed in Penrith.  The electric vehicle charge points are the latest in a series of similar installations by Lancaster based community benefit society Charge My Street who, over the past year, have launched charge points in Carlisle, Kendal, Barrow and Aspatria among others.

    This charge point has been installed at Blain House, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8QU.