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If you are looking for something to do on the West of Scotland or for a fun family day out then why not visit Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae and go for a bicycle adventure you and your family will not forget. When you get here make sure your first stop is Mapes of Millport because we have and extensive fleet of over 400 bikes available in all shapes and sizes from stabilisers, bikes, trikes, tandems, e-bikes, monkey bikes, mobility scooters, tag alongs, dog carriers, through to kiddie cabs. We also have the quadricycle, large and mini and also the gran tour. This enables us to cater for every event you can think of with ease, so for a family away day (trailer for BBQ available if needed!), to school away days and even corporate event days, remember Mapes of Millport not only has the largest fleet but we are the only cycle hire company on Cumbrae to have two qualified bicycle mechanics working onsite to maintain our own bikes and service yours. Our bikes & trailers come from a variety of highly recommended, award winning manufacturers, click on the logos to see more information on each brand:
Example of bikes available:
Price list for bike hire:
Up to 3 hours - £8.00
3 hours plus - £10.00
For bookings of 15 cycles or more we offer a 10% discount if you pre-book and pay as a group.
Our Gold Level Velotech trained bicycle mechanics regularly service ALL our bikes to maintain them for the rigorous mileage they cover however if for any reason you do break down contact us as we do offer a roadside assistance service, even dropping off a replacement bike if required to ensure your day carries on being fun!
5pm to 10am - £10.00
24 hours - £12.00
2 days - £16.00, 3 days - £18.00, 4 days - £21.00, 5 days - £24.00
1 Week - £27.00, 2 Weeks - £45.00
Helmets are now included in the price should you want to use which for health and safety we strongly recommend.
Baskets are charged at £1.00 per daily hire.
Tagalongs and bikes with kiddie cab or dog trailer - Up to 2 hours £20.00 over 2 hours £30.00
Tandems Up to 2 hours £20.00 over 2 hours £30.00
Adult tricycles Up to 2 hours £10.00 (£8.00 Kids) over 2 hours £12.00 (£10.00 Kids).
We have a fleet of Forme Cromford 1 els Electric Bikes available with a £60.00 deposit and charges at up to 2 hours £30.00 over 2 hours £45.00. These modern bikes can take you round the island without using up all your energy or their own, you can even get to the top of the island with ease.
We also have a fleet of Barracuda Rogue Monkey Electric bike available charges at up to 2 hours £20.00 over 2 hours £30.00. These EPAC (electric pedal assisted cycles) are great fun, Designed to look like a scrambler motorbike the road use only bicycles are great fun and will get up to 15mph assisted.
Should you wish to rent these please book in advance and bring along the relevant information as listed below.
1/ Photograph identification
2/ Proof of address dated within the last 3 months
3/ A valid credit card to put the £60 deposit on.
To ensure we can facilitate people of all skills and abilities we have added mobility scooters to our fleet, these are designed to get round the island, safely on 4 wheels and at approximately 8mph. We do only have a couple available so booking is essential. these are charge at £15 for a half day (4 hours) or £25 for a full day (up to 8 hours). Longer term rentals are available also on prior arrangement. Further to this we also have wheelchairs for rent at £3 per day.
We also have one of each of the family vehicles listed below. These can be pre booked for an arrival at or before 10:30am, due to the limited number we can not book these for an arrival after 10:30am.
As these are vehicles, and for safety, only adults are allowed to drive and they must be driven on the road. A full driving lesson will be given before setting off.
Quadricycle £20.00 per hour - Seats 6 people and 2 Toddlers (up to 3 years old)
Mini Quadricycle £15.00 per hour - Seats 3 people and 2 Toddlers (up to 3 years old)
The Grand Tour £28.00 per hour - Seats 2 Adults and 2 Children