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Cycle Hire

Explore stunning Peak District countryside

Explore stunning Peak District countryside


David Gibson

01538 308609


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 Mountain Bikes, new every year. Maintained in excellent working order. No mechanical breakdowns in 24 years! Cycle Hire Code assured.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

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

Opening details

"NB Service unavailable 21st November to 5th December inc. plus 25/26 December."

By prior arrangement only, for small to large groups:
Bikes may be hired most days
09.30 - 16.00
PLEASE NOTE the minimum total hire charge for this service is £50
Service unavailable 25/26 December.


Child, lightweight Tag-along: £7.50 to £10.00
Lightweight BABY Buggy (carries 1 beautifully): £7.50 to £10.00
Child, lightweight Buggy (carries 1 or 2 + picnic): £7.50 to £10.00
Reliable, Junior Mountain Bike: £7.50 to £10.00
Reliable, Trail bike: £11.50 to £15.00
Reliable, COMFORT Mountain Bike (gel saddle & grips + suspension): £12.50 to £16.00
Reliable, Sport Mountain Bike (hardtail or full suspension + disc brakes): £12.50 to £16.00
Reliable, Mountain Bike Tandem (gel saddles, suspension + disc brakes):£28.00 to £35.00 per bike
Electric bikes (£50 deposit): £19 to £25

GROUP rate (min.10 bikes)
SCHOOL rate (min.10 students)
Period hire (min. 2 days)

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

PARKING, Track Guides, Helmets, Locks and Luggage Racks are FREE to hirers, subject to availability.

REFRESHMENTS, Cycle Accessories and Cycle Parts for sale.
Bicycle REPAIRS to non-hire cycles also undertaken by professional mechanics. All prices at the Centre.



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

Map reference: SK 084500  Lat: 53.04799 Long: -1.87494

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
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

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