Great Bernera Community Development Trust - BERNERA BIKES

Kirkibost Pier, Kirkibost, ISLE OF LEWIS, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9LX

Type:Bike Shops & Hire

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No more struggling uphill or against the wind, our electrically assisted bikes make cycling a pure joy! Bernera Bikes have six Pure Electric (Free City) E-Bikes for hire, suited to riders between 5’2 (157cm) and 6’1 (185cm) in height. This classic step-through unisex design is easy to get on and off, has a relaxed riding position, plenty of adjustment and ergonomic handlebars for a comfortable ride. The bikes have a powerful 250w motor with three simple power modes that cap the assisted speed at 15,20 and 25km/h, The battery delivers up to 45km (28 miles) range in normal, everyday conditions, with a full charge taking six hours. 

The bikes are ideal for seasoned riders or for those rediscovering travelling on two wheels. Inclusive in the hire cost are: helmet, High-Viz, pannier, lights and the option of a baby carrier.

If you’ve never tried an electric bike before, Bernera Bikes can provide basic  riding instruction. Where you choose to go is up to you (however, we’ve a couple of suggestions to get you started : ). Individuals and groups are welcome, please email us at to discuss your requirements. 

Daily Rate: please email us for rates

Membership Scheme for residents of Great Bernera/Tir Mor (for more info. Email us).

Location: HS2 9LX

Bernera Bikes is located at Dubh Thob, Kirkibost Pier, Great Bernera.

From Bernera Bridge, take the first turning on your right (signposted Circebost) and follow this road through Kirkibost until you reach a cattlegrid at the bottom of a hill, turn right and continue following this road, turning left at the next road split to Kirkibost Pier. Follow this road to the pier. Bernera Bikes container is located in the large car park next to the pier.




  • Coastal Location
  • Rural Location
  • Waterfront Location


  • All Year

Special Requirements

  • Families
  • Groups Welcome
  • School Groups Welcome
  • Senior Citizens
  • Young People


  • Free Parking On-Site

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  • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Full day/ Half day rates (contact us for more details)
(Membership Scheme available for Bernera Residents)

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