Cycle Hire


Tyne Cycles

19/20 Rudyerd Street, North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Tel: 0191 2592266
Tyne cycles in North Shields are based at the eastern end of the C2C. They sell, repair and hire cycles for all ages and will hire luggage if required.


Darke Cycles
113, High St. West, Sunderland SR1 1TR

Tel: 0191 510 8155

Darkes also hire Tandems.


Tandem & Bike Hire – Christopher Rainbow
Timpendean Cottages,
Tel: 01835 830326 or 07799 525123

  • Tandems, mountain bikes, road touring bikes.
  • Delivery and collection service
  • Luggage forwarding service
  • Breakdown replacement/ recovery service
  • Tour itineraries arranged
  • Guided tours, on/off road


Tour Operators

Pedal Power, Amble, Northumberland. Website. Bike hire plus pick-up and drop off and other forms of assistance for C2C, Hadrian’s Cycleway, Reivers and Coast & Castles. Ian Rochester offers flexibility and reliability, plus a lovely cottage for hire near Amble.

Saddle Skedaddle
UK and worldwide guided and self-guided cycling
Tel: 0191 265 1110