Skip to content
Cycling

Penny Farthing Bike Tour Brighton

Penny Farthing Bike Tour Brighton

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Equipment and transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your hosts

Mark Newman runs the Penny Farthing Bike Tour Brighton in partnership with Neil Laughton, the founder of the Penny Farthing Club. They have been riding Penny Farthing bicycles for over 5 years, play Penny Farthing bicycle polo for England and love teaching novices how to ride along the famous seafront to the astonishment of locals and tourists alike.
Neil
Neil
Mark
Mark

What we’ll do

We will meet and greet guests at the Pavilion building at Preston Park Velodrome. After introductions, our guests will be shown how to ride the Penny Farthing bicycle in a safe arena for an hour and a half. After a short rest break, we will escort our guests on a guided bicycle tour along through the sights and sounds of Brighton past some famous landmarks. Each guest will be allocated their own…

What else you should know

Guests can arrive with family and friends who may like to watch or photograph the training session at Preston Park Velodrome and then meet again there at the end of the bike tour.

What I’ll provide

Bicycle
Penny Farthing bicycles for each guest
Safety equipment
Helmets, gloves and hi vis jackets

What to bring

Rubber soled shoes, long trousers and a sense of humour!

Where you'll be

The Penny Farthing Bike Tour Brighton starts at Preston Park Velodrome which is the oldest working cycling arena in the world. After learning to ride our guests will head for the streets of Brighton, past the Royal Pavilion and towards the seafront. We will ride past the Brighton Palace Pier, the historic West Pier and the British Airways i360.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests should be experienced cyclists, be in good physical shape and have a sense of adventure.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Guests can arrive with family and friends who may like to watch or photograph the training session at Preston Park Velodrome and then meet again there at the end of the bike tour.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Neil
Penny Farthing Bike Tour Brighton
New experience
From £100/person
New experience
From £100/person