Want to experience mountain biking in our great outdoors but don’t want to bring your bike with you? Not a problem. Northumberland has a variety of equipment hire stores to suite your individual needs. Whether you fancy a day’s surfing at Newbiggin but don’t have a board, need a tent for a night or two or would like to hire a boat, we have a range of hire options to help you during your stay. If its adrenalin-fuelled adventure you’re after then Adventure Northumberland is your one-stop shop for all your adventure needs.
Whether you’re mountain biking, climbing, surfing or canoeing they can supply all your equipment as well as offering a comprehensive guide and booking service to the best activities in the area. Boards and Bikes operate along the entire Northumberland Coast and The Bike Place at Kielder offer bike hire for all ages and abilities. For water-based activities the Coquet Shore Base Trust at Amble run a range of activities including kayaking, sailing and canoeing or why not try kite surfing in Beadnell with KA Kite Surfing Adventure Sports?
If it’s new equipment you’re looking to buy there are a number of outdoor pursuit shops located around the County. Marshall Leisure at Berwick-upon-Tweed is an outdoor superstore whilst Jack Wolfskin in Corbridge offer clothing specially designed for challenging hiking and trekking. For something more run of the mill you’re sure to find a bargain in Millets of Hexham or the Outdoor Outlet in Alnwick. We even have a dedicated ladies-only outdoor clothing store – Gear for Girls in Wooler stocks just about everything the active female who likes to trek and travel could ever need!