Learn to Ride a Bike

Bike Bristol can get you or your child cycling in no time. So many people want to learn to cycle - this host can give you the confidence to start pedalling.

In many cases, it takes just one lesson to begin riding. Start your cycling journey and open a world of adventures by bike. By using tried and tested techniques, instructors will help you develop balance and control while building up confidence and making the lesson fun. Bikes and helmets are available to borrow and are included in the price.

One-to-one lessons allow for lots of support and fast learning to take place. They can often get a beginner cycling in their first hour, but sometimes it can take longer. This can depend on previous experience and whether they have used a balance bike before. A combination of a good bike (bikes can be loaned for the lesson) and a skilled instructor are key to learning to ride. You'll be chuffed with your new skills by the end.

Age restrictions: 3+

Child (Under 18) £60
Adult (18+) £60
Student (Student Card) £45
Extra sibling (children only) (Sibling) £70

How to get there

Yuup extras

  • Book through Yuup to get 15% off any subsequent bike hire
  • Book through Yuup to get 10% off any subsequent bike purchace


  • Family friendly
  • Experience takes place outdoors
  • Parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

COVID-19 guidelines

  • Please do not attend if you have any Covid19 symptoms

On the day

  • Please let us know if you need to borrow a bike

  • Please arrive at the lesson start time. Your host uses a wide open concrete area between the skate park and car park in St George Park. The instructor will meet you in this open concrete area

  • The car park is opposite Aldi. The address is: St George Park,1B Chalks Rd, Bristol BS5 9EN https://maps.app.goo.gl/e6hfBXSedZgPp4ko7

  • What 3 Words meeting location: https://what3words.com/assure.bike.jolly

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Sam Marsh

Sam launched Bike Bristol in 2019. He wanted to share his passion for cycling with kids and adults in cities who might face some barriers to cycling. Sam is a qualified National Standards Cycling Instructor (NSIQ). Having taught 'Bikeability' and 'Learn to Ride' courses for seven years, Sam brings a wealth of teaching experience. He's also first aid trained and a qualified bike mechanic.

Patrick Tumilty (He/Him)

Patrick has been a cycling instructor for over five years, delivering Bikeability in schools, led rides, on-road cycle skills and learn to ride sessions for Bike Bristol. Patrick has a fun and friendly style that makes lessons enjoyable! Patrick is a DfT qualified national Standards Cycling Instructor and first aid trained.

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