Switchback Cycles Demo & Hire


We have a range of adult and children’s bikes on order and they will be arriving very soon.

Cycle down the Trans Pennine Trail or along the country lanes of Holderness, why not stop for a spot of lunch at The Trails End Café or one of the local pubs along the way.

The Trans Pennine Trail is traffic-free from Hornsea until Hull apart from a couple of road crossings.


Why not Join Switchback Cycles STRAVA Club and help us to build up club miles during your ride.


Hire Cost:

Adult Bike Price   E-Bike Price   Kids Bike Price
2 Hours £12.99   2 Hours £16.99   2 Hours £5.00
All Day £20.99   All Day £28.99   All Day £9.99


For families, we offer a Family Ticket, which includes 2 adult bikes and 2 kids bikes (age 14 and under).

2 Hours £30.99

All Day £52.99


Hire Opening Hours:                                            Parking:

Monday - Friday               1000-1700                     Parking is provided free of charge at Hornsea Freeport.

Saturday                          0930-1700

Sunday & Bank Holidays  1100-1630


What you will need to hire a bike:

þ    A Credit or Debit card to pay for your hire this is required for security purposes

þ    Photo ID (Driving licence or passport) this is required for security purposes

þ Be 16 or over. (under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)

þ Wear appropriate clothing and shoes


The Trans Pennine Trail:

The Trans Pennine Trail is a coast-to-coast route from Southport to Hornsea and is approximately 207 miles long. With the addition of the north / south route from Leeds to Chesterfield and a link up to York, making the whole route over 350 miles.


Local attractions:

¢ 2.5 miles (4.0km) Honeysuckle Farm and cafe where you can explore the farm and see a veriety of farm animals from Horses to Rabbits, admission charges apply.

¢ 3.7 miles (6.0km) Wrygarth Inn and Tearoom a perfect stop for a coffee, home made cakes and great food.

¢ 6.0 miles (9.7km) The Railway Inn pride themselves with homemade pies with a recipe that has remained the same for over 3 generations.

¢ 8.9 miles(14.3km) Burton Constable Hall and Stables Kitchen where you can enjoy delicious homemade food in a warm and cosy environment.

Entry to the Stables Kitchen is free and is open daily, normal admission charges apply to visit the Hall, Grounds and Stables.



A cycle helmet is inclusive with any hire. We strongly recommend that everyone wears a helmet whilst cycling; you will be offered a helmet for use when hiring our bikes. We can also provide a spare inner tube, puncture repair kit and tyre levers and pump.

We are unable to offer any “call-out” or roadside support for mechanical breakdowns/crashes. It is expected that you are able to ride a bicycle competently and safely. You must be able to repair a puncture, re-ship a dropped chain.

We are unable to hire a buggy, trailer or child seat.