There are many trails designed especially for cyclists to explore the scenic landscapes and countryside characteristic of Winchester and the surrounding area. For more information and downloadable trails take a look at Hampshire County Council's cycling pages.
Bikeabout Bicycle Hire Service
Leave the car behind and head for Winchester to borrow a bicycle from the Bikeabout bicycle hire service. The Bikeabout hire service costs £7 for a half day, or £10 for a full day (until 16:30). Bike hire is for 18+ only, and requries a £50 cash deposit.
For an annual registration fee of £50 per individual you can borrow a bike as often as you like. On joining the Bikeabout scheme you will also receive a free cycle helmet, personal reflective jacket and cycle map. The scheme operates from Shopmobility in The Brooks Shopping Centre.
Bespoke Biking offer friendly and fun tours around all parts of Winchester and beyond, with the trips mainly organised around you. Operating in small groups, Bespoke Biking will show you the hidden gems of the city. They offer coaching for less confident cyclists, and cycle know-how; how to get about the city, how to negotiate traffic and how to stay safe.
Bespoke Biking have a range of bikes to hire, including hybrids, mountain bikes, tandems, childrens bikes, tag-alongs, and trailers, as well as offering cycle repairs and spares in Winchester.