The Cycle Hub | Kent Sport

The Cycle Hub

Short-term bike hire on campus

The Cycle Hub is our bike hire facility on the Canterbury campus, providing short-term hire to all students and staff. Hire a range of bikes for any type of ride and enjoy cycling around the campus or further.

Weekly and termly hire is available now.    

Hire prices

Our bikes are available to hire on a weekly or termly basis for students and staff at the University of Kent. 

Please check prices and booking information below. 

*Hire deposit is refundable if the return is acceptable.

  • bicycle


    £20 (+£50 deposit)*  

  • bicycle2


     £50 (+£50 deposit)*  

How to book

To hire a bike, you will need to complete a booking form and pay the booking fees. Please contact our Outdoor Facilities Manager, Lee Thompson at to arrange your bike hire.

If you have any questions about hiring our bikes, call us on 01227 827 223 or visit The Pavilion reception. 

Bike rental is available for weekly and termly hire. Please book early as numbers are limited. 

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Tyler Hill cycle route

Explore the glorious Kent countryside close to campus

Other popular routes

Clowes Wood

Following the Crab and Winkle way, this route takes you on a lap around Clowes Woods.


Beginning with a downhill ride to Westgate Gardens, the route follows the Great Stour to Chartham.


Follow the Crab and Winkle way towards the beautiful seaside town of Whitstable.