Alton Water Cycling

With stunning views of the reservoir and tracks running through the Suffolk countryside, cycling is one of the most popular ways to explore Alton Water. With tracks open all year round, you can take your time taking in the scenery or put your fitness to the test.

How many miles can I ride?

Explore the wonderful sights of our cross-country route of eight miles.

I don’t have a bike, can I hire one?

Alton Cycle Hire has everything you need for a day on our tracks, with a wide range of bikes and accessories for hire. A popular destination for families, you will also find a great range of family-friendly cycles.

For more information contact us on: 01473 326971

For both you and your fellow visitors’ safety:

  • Our tracks are both cycle and walker friendly, so please be mindful of others
  • Helmets and elbow protection are advised when cycling on our tracks
  • Do not exceed 10mph
  • Take care when cycling through the surrounding villages


Standard Adult Mountain Bike (14” Frame and above)
£16 for 2hrs ( £4 Additional hour )
Children’s Mountain Bike (24” Wheel and below)*
£10 for 2hrs ( £2 Additional hour )
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children)*
£50 for 2hrs ( £10 Additional hour )
Go-cart – Single Seat
£10 for 1hr
Go-cart – Twin Seat
£15 for 1hr
£1 Up to 3hrs
Child Seat*
£4 for Up to 3hrs
£10 for 2hrs (£2 additional hour)
£10 for 2hrs (£2 additional hour)

*Helmet Included with children’s hires

2022/23 Opening Hours


High Season (April - September) Open every day 10.00 - 17.30
Low Season (October - March) Open every day 10.00 - 15.30
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

NB: Last Hire is 2 hours before closing

Fishing, walking, cycling, water sports

Our water parks not only bring vital water resources for the region, but they also provide a fantastic day out for all the family.

Whether you're looking for an action-packed day on the water, a spot of fishing to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life, or simply want to enjoy a relaxing walk in beautiful surroundings, look no further than our fabulous water parks.