UK Electric Bike Hire

Tonbridge and Malling

Type:Sightseeing

Bloomsbury Retreat, Sissinghurst Road, Biddenden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8DQ

Tel: 07934 594 498

UK Electric Bikes

About

The UK Electric Bike Centres offer a unique way to experience the beautiful Kent countryside on an electric bike. This can be from our Biddenden Centre to tour the Weald or you could come to our new centre at Dymchurch and see all that the Kentish sea-side and Romney Marsh has to offer! We have carefully designed a number of routes of differing lengths along peaceful backroads – passing vineyards, gardens, villages, woodlands, breweries and castles, martello towers, steam railways, zoos and even the only desert in the UK!

Our routes include:
The Kent Vineyard Route – a 36 mile route through beautiful countryside, see some of Kent’s award-winning vineyards and stay for a tasting.
The Garden of England Route – a 23 mile route through beautiful Kentish countryside with a pub stop halfway round.
The Castle Route – discover an archetypal 14th century moated castle at Bodiam.
The Smarden Route – a shorter route (15 miles) through beautiful Kent countryside with time to visit a local village pub. Good for a half day tour or for those who prefer to stop for longer. The Romney Marsh Route taking in the beautiful vistas and unique habitat of the Marsh, and gorgeous pubs to enjoy along the way. The Coast route (in both directions towards Hythe or Dungeness) taking in a trip on the RHDR and discovering the smuggling history of this unique corner of Kent.            

From both our sites we are now offering pic-nic lunches as part of our tours – please ask for details!

We can also organise a bespoke route for your group so please get in touch to discuss the options. You can navigate using traditional maps or our new navigation app.

An electric bike is designed to enable people of mixed abilities to effortlessly enjoy the pleasures of cycling. Riders have the option of power-assisted pedalling to take the strain when they need it. Electric bikes really come into their own when a group of friends or family take to the road together for a cycle ride. A simple adjustment of the motor setting enables each individual to keep pace with the other members of the group. Our electric bikes are comfortable and reliable and have a large battery range, enough for a full day's cycling.

As E-bikes are only legal for people aged 14 or over, for families we have a range of children’s bikes, tag-alongs and buggies to ensure that all ages are included.
 

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child Buggy or Child Tag-a-Long Bike£16.00 per ticket
Full Day - Self Hire£45.00 per ticket
Full DayTour (not inc entry to some attractions)£60.00 per ticket
Haklf Day Tour (not inc entry to some attractions)£45.00 per ticket
Half Day - Self Hire£35.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Children & Infants

  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Yes we provide buggies and tag-a-long bikes if pre booked.

Establishment Features

  • Cloakroom
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Prior Booking Recommended - Prior booking essential.

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycle Hire

Parking & Transport

  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles

Payment Methods

  • Delta
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • Based on a Working Farm
  • Countryside Setting - Boarden Farmhouse is set on a working soft fruit farm.
  • Smoking Areas Available

Specialist Features

  • Baggage Storage
  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

If coming from the M20 motorway, we are approximately 15 minutes from junction 8. As you come off the motorway take signs towards Leeds Castle. At the roundabout follow the B2163 and go past the Castle entrance and after 2.5 miles you come to a crossroads with the plough pub on the right. Turn left to Headcorn and follow the A274 through Sutton Valence, down a steep hill. After a short distance (about 1 mile), with a garage on the left, turn right to Staplehurst (New Barn Lane) After 1.5 miles you will see Boarden Lane on the left with a large Electric Bike Centre Sign on the right. Follow the lane down to the bottom.

Public Transport Directions

Located in mid Kent, near Maidstone, we are close to Headcorn and Staplehurst train stations and we can arrange pick up or can drop bikes off at the station.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2021

Opening Times

Winter: October to March: pre book only, 8am to dusk at 4pm (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Open 10-4pm 7 days a week. (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Open all year by appointment. Monday to Sunday available by pre booking only, longer hour opening in summer time. Opening times can be arranged to suit itineraries.

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