Bore Place – Bough Beech

Bore Place is a truly magical setting a stones throw away from the magnificent Bough Beech Reservoir. Set in 500 acres of countryside Bore Place is simply a place that has a huge heart. As well as being able to stay in the amazing holiday lets or Yurt camping, Bore Place encompasses an organic dairy farm, organic market gardens, conference centre and environmental education centre. It also runs programmes to provide opportunities for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. 

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As a venue hosting for our bikes, there are a number of local rides available whether it be taking in the beautiful Bough Beech reservoir in an easy 3 mile circular route, or heading out to visit the local castles and villages at Chiddingstone, Hever or Penshurst. With free parking and ample space, Bore Place is a great base to explore from. This is countryside at it’s most glorious.  Bough Beech bike hire is made easy with Countrybike.

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Specifics for the location

Where the bikes are located

The bikes are currently in storage although you can still hire them by booking in advance. To check availability and hire the bikes, then please just email in advance of your planned visit. We are offering free delivery and collection of the bikes to this venue and you can still hire the bikes using the mobile app on a pay as you go basis. Alternatively, we offer a days rental for £20 per bike for one or two bikes and then just £10 per additional bike when hiring more than two. Please give us at least 24 hours notice to help facilitate your request.

Cycling level

Type of cycle routes: On country lanes.

Suitability:  Older children & Adults comfortable with cycling on roads.

Difficulty: Easy / Medium routes available with some hills.

Bough Beech route – please download our handy guide that you can also reference whilst out and about – Bore Place – Bough Beech cycling route map

How to rent the bikes

You can hire bikes from this venue by emailing us at to check availability and arrange a booking.  

Please download our handy guide for details on frame sizes and how to choose the right size for you – Frame size guide

Are helmets available?

Basic helmets are available at a number of our venues free of charge when renting one or more of our bikes. For details of where to pick them up from, then please read instructions at the location (including terms and conditions for their use).