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    Cycle Hire

    Explore stunning Peak District countryside

    Explore stunning Peak District countryside

    Thors Cave viewed from The Track

    Thors Cave viewed from The Track

    The Manifold Valley

    The Manifold Valley


    David Gibson

    01538 308609

    07813 578770


    The Manifold Track Cycle Hire Centre,
    Old Station Car Park, Earlsway,
    ST10 3EG


    Manifold Valley Cycle Hire situated right at the start of the Manifold Track - but not visible from the main A523 road - offers miles more. We guarantee a warm welcome and reliable, professionally maintained Mountain Bikes, most with Gel Seats and Puncture Resistant tyres.
    Discover freedom and the beautiful Manifold Trail. Explore stunning Peak District countryside and awe-inspiring Thor's Cave. Commended as Britain's No.1 for families. Reliable, safe, easy-to-use Comfort Mountain Bikes, new every year. Maintained in excellent working order. No mechanical breakdowns in 24 years! Cycle Hire Code assured bikes.

    Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

    Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

    Accessible entrance: Ramp to door wide enough to accommodate wheelchair.

    Opening details

    All School Holidays (except Christmas) plus April to October most weekends.

    Sat 28 March to Sunday 19 April - 9.45am to 5.30pm
    Also Sunday 26 April - 9.45am to 5.30pm

    May/Nov Opening:
    Currently updating

    Plus by prior arrangement on any other day.


    Child, lightweight Tag-along from £5.50 to £9
    Child, lightweight Buggy (carries 1 or 2 + picnic) from £5.50 to £10
    Baby-specific, lightweight Buggy from £5.50 to £10

    Reliable, Junior Mountain Bike from £5.50 to £10
    Reliable, Trail bike from £8 to £14.50
    Reliable, COMFORT Mountain Bike from £8 to £16.00
    Reliable, Sport Mountain Bike from £8 to £16.00
    Reliable, suspension Mountain Bike Tandem from £27.00 per bike
    Electric bikes (£50 deposit): sorry, temporarily unavailable

    Special Group Rate (min. 10 persons) large discount on application

    Cash only please
    Identification, eg. driving licence, is essential for hiring.

    Track Guides, Helmets, Locks, Carriers and parking free to hirers, subject to availabilty.
    Refreshments, Cycle Accessories and Cycle Parts for sale.
    Bicycle Repairs to non-hire cycles also undertaken by professional mechanics. Prices at Centre.



    See location of Manifold Valley Cycle Hire on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 084501  Lat: 53.04845 Long: -1.87569

    Situated in the middle of Waterhouses village, behind Ye Olde Crown Hotel pub, just off the main A523 Leek - Ashbourne road. Follow the signs for ""The Manifold Track Cycle Hire Centre"" on entering the village.

    From Ashbourne direction, take A52 / A523 towards Leek for 8 miles into Waterhouses village, turning left just after Ye Olde Crown Hotel on the left. Go under the bridge & turn left into the car park.

    From Leek direction, take A523 towards Ashbourne for 9 miles into Waterhouses, then turn right just before Ye Olde Crown Hotel on the right. Go under the bridge & turn left into the car park.

    From Stoke-On-Trent, take A52 towards Ashbourne for about 12 miles, passing through Whiston village. Approx 2 miles after Whiston, turn left at crossroads by The Cross Inn pub on the left, signposted Waterhouses. Follow this road for about 2 miles and just before a large stone bridge across the road, turn right into the car park.

    Regular bus service to Waterhouses operates between Leek and Ashbourne.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 16 miles from Stoke-on-Trent station


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    Accessible entrance: Ramp to door wide enough to accommodate wheelchair.