Bike Hire Prices & Booking

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We aim to keep our bike hire prices as competetive as possible. For 2022 we have left our standard bike hire fees the same as 2020/21 fees. The e-bike hire fee has had to go up a little for next season ...... need to cover running costs. 

We offer full day hires and half day hire periods. A half day is up to 4 hrs in duration and is generally regarded as a 'morning session' or an 'afternoon session'. [I.e. 9.30am - 1.30pm or 2.00pm - 6.00pm].

For multiple day hires the hire rate for each day after your first day decreases.

The bike hire prices below are for the bikes in our local fleet i.e. for use on Barra/Vatersay/Eriskay/S Uist. 

ADULT BIKES

Standard bikes:- Full day bike hire - £18.00 first day / £12.00 per day on day 2 / £10.00 per day for every day thereafter.

Half day hires - £12.00

E-bikes:- Full day bike hire - £34.00 first day / £26.00 per day on day 2 / £20.00 per day for every day thereafter.

Half day hires - £26.00

YOUTH BIKES (Youths are regarded as being up to and including 16yr olds and requiring an adult size bike )  

Full day hire - £14.00 on day 1 / £10.00 on day 2 and then £8.00/day for every day thereafter.  

Half day hires - £10.00

CHILD BIKES (Children are age 12 and under and hiring a 'childs bike' i.e. a bike with wheel sizes on 24" or less)

Full day hire - £10.00 first day / £8.00 on day 2 and every day thereafter.

Half day hires - £8.00

Groups hiring 4 or more adult bikes will attract a 5% discount on full day hires.

Groups hiring 6 or more adult bikes will attract a 7.5% discount on full day hires.

If you are requesting full day and multi day bike hires we offer a delivery and pick up service to wherever you are staying on the Isle of Barra. There will be a nominal cost to cover time and fuel. In many cases during busy times, we may deliver your bikes the evening before the day of hire or very early in the morning so that you can get on your bike adventure as early as you like on your actual hire day(s). Note delivery is available only when our transport is on Barra. We will advise on availability on bike hire booking. 

For part-day hires we normally ask customers to collect from our bike hire outlet at the Buth Bharraigh (Barra Community Shop) in Castlebay. Find us at the bottom of the steps that lead up to the main entrance of The Castlebay Hotel.   

To submit a booking enquiry you can use the form below, call us on 07876 402842 or WhatsApp or email us on info@barrabikehire.co.uk. We will confirm your bike hire booking as soon as possible.

Our Cycle Hire Prices

Up to 4hrs (half day)Full Day (4hrs+ - 6.30pm) 1Multi-Day after day 1 (per day) 2
Adult Bikes£12.00£18.00£12.00
Child's Bike / Youth Bike£10.00£14.00£10.00
Kiddy adaptions£5.00£8.00£5.00
E-Bikes£26.00£34.00£26.00

1 Bikes to be returned by 6.30pm on day of hire or on the last day of hire for multi day hires..

2 An adult bike hired for 3 days or more the charge is £10.00/day for day 3 and each day thereafter. E-bikes on day 3 are charged out at £20.00/day and each day thereafter.

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Adult Bikes

We have mountain bikes and hybrid bikes. The mountain bikes are 'hardtails' with front suspension and wide, chunky tyres and can be used on both on and off road tracks. The hybrid bikes have narrower tyres and with less tread/knobbly bits thus giving a smoother and slightly faster (i.e. less friction) ride. We have both models in small, medium, large and extra large frame sizes. The adult range of bikes are with 26"; 27.5" & 29" wheels.

We require some additional info with this item as follows:

Please tell us for your group:
- how many adult females, with heights of each in cm or ft & ins
- how many adult males, with with heights of each in cm or ft & ins

Child's Bike / Youth Bike

We have a range of child size bikes starting with 20" wheels and moving onto bikes with 24" wheels. All are bikes with a low step-over height frames. Children's bikes are typically for children and young people up to and including 12 year olds. Young people between the ages on 13 and 16 inclusive on adult bikes are charged at the adult hire fees minus 25%.

We require some additional info with this item as follows:

Please tell us for your group:
- how many children/youths 14yrs and under + heights (cm)

Kiddy adaptions

For our very young clients who don't actually ride a bike yet we can supply a trailer (for one or two children), back mounted kiddie seats and also tag-along type attachments. Please ask for further details when you contact us.

E-Bikes

The e-bikes in our fleet 'Cube Touring Hybrid bikes'. We have a selection of sizes (XS - XL) and frame types (Gents / Ladies 'trapeze' / Step-Thru). Important Note: The e-bikes are 'pedal assisted' bikes and generate power by the rider pedalling the bike. They make the cycling easier and therefore much more enjoyable but they are not a completely free-ride. They are heavier than a standard bike and require a certain amount of user skill to make them safe. For this reason we advise that persons hiring e-bikes are confident bike riders and have very recent cycling experience - i.e within the past 3 years.

We require some additional info with this item as follows:

Please tell us for your group:
- how many adult females, with heights of each in cm or ft & ins
- how many adult males, with with heights of each in cm or ft & ins

Additional

Please tell us how you plan to use the hire bikes by checking one or both of the boxes below.

If there is anything else you'd like to say please include that information here.

We would also be grateful if you would take a moment to tell us how you found about about us.