What's new?

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If you are staying at Saxa Vord why not book a 4 hour session on an Electric Bike. The UK Electric Bike Network now coveres almost all areas of the UK and personal bike sales are seeing massive growth. Book your taster on line now to avoid disappointment.  


Bike Range.

During June of 2016 we added 3 Professional  Woodland Hybrid Bikes to our range. These bikes are fitted with carriers for touring the Northern Isles.


At the end of last season we added two Raleigh Bikes to our range. In May we purchased a new 21" Apollo Mens Hybrid.


Apollo Code 18" & 21" Hybrid Bikes

Apollo Haze 14" & 17" Hybrid Bikes


Apollo Sandstorm boys bike.

Appolo Oceana girls bike.


All bikes are supplied with a free safety helmet and lock. A puncture repair kit and drink bottle with each hire.


Electric Bikes.


Our Cyclamatic 17" Electric Bikes with their high build quality are proving very popular. With semi automatic gear changes and front wheel suspension the ride is excellent.  Electric bikes are clearly the future. There is no safer place to try this new great new sxperience than Unst. Unst Cycle Hire charges are half that normally found on mainland UK. 


Electric Bike recharge.


If you have taken more than 24 hour hire  and need a recharge call into Foords Cafe for lunch or afternoon tea and we will recharge your bike whilst you sit and relax with a light meal or afternoon tea. If you want to take advantage of our 19 hours of daylight we have a special overnight charge facility at no extra charge.




We have a small number of  Paniers for clients who may wish to explor other areas of Shetland. Please check on their availability when you make your booking. 


Gell Saddle.


As our customers have been very complementary of the comfort Gell Saddles they are now being fitted onto all Adult Bikes with a smaller version being fitted to the childrens bikes.



Expanded business hours


If you wish to collect or return a bike outside the hours please let us know.


During the main holiday season our hours are extended to accomodate collects from 9am and returns up to 10am on the due date of return.


Should you want to return your bike after 5pm please agree this during your hire period.


 After 5pm Tel 01957 711254   

Visit other islands


Bikes and riders travel free on the Unst to Fetlar and Unst to North Yell Ferries out of Belmont. You can plan awaydays on these islands but you must advise us in advance of your intentions.  


If you wish to travel further south onto Shetland mainland we may require a refundable depoit and we will to discuss how your bikes are returned to Unst.


Please ensure that you are aware of the ferry timetable for Fetlar as the service is limited.