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A Highly Recommended Unique Service by The National Trust, English Heritage and Chatsworth House

Visually stunning skilled riders give live demonstration of Penny Farthing cycling, whilst your visitors and guests of all ages enjoy riding modern handcrafted Victorian Penny Farthings!



Mr Phoebus is the specialist in providing a unique completely interactive Victorian cycling experience for all the family for events, public engagement and educational days. With over 6 years and 900 hours of riding experience Mr Phoebus is both a skilled demonstrator but also film and photographic character model.

We supply Iconic services to Heritage locations across the UK such as Chatsworth, Blenheim Palace,
The National Trust and English Heritage. 

An Example of our Ride Event Attraction in Action

Penny Farthing at Erddig National Trust

What you can expect

  • Skilled Penny Farthing Demonstrations

  • Brilliant Children’s Penny Farthings for those aged 5yrs and above.

  • Amazingly detailed modern hand-built Adult Penny Farthings!.

  • Costumed staff experienced in engagement and assistance for all.

  • Vintage Props, Backdrops, bunting and marquees.

  • Certificates and Awards for all the ride.

  • Highly recommended, reliable, fast and efficient service.

  • Careful logistical planning and delivery at any location.

Simon Hayford is Mr Phoebus Penny Farthing Rider


With a Massive 52.6inch Front
Wheel, our Full Sized Penny Farthing is an incredible sight at any location. Your visitors will be encouraged to learn, see live demonstrations and even sit upon the Iconic machine of the Victorian era.

High recommendation has come from making memorable moments for everyone who has experienced Mr Phoebus

Child on Penny Farthing with Mr Phoebus


With so many children learning about the Victorian era at school, for the learning experience to become even more real, Mr Phoebus introduced the “Junior” Penny Farthing. Just the right size for Children from 4 to 11, this is full of the Victorian excitement and skill just like the Bigger Bikes.

Designed with big solid rubber tires, direct drive pedals and super loud bell..

this is amazing fun!

Lady Rides Penny Farthing with Mr Phoebus


Over 20,000 people have experienced this wonderful modern day Penny Farthing with Mr Phoebus on his Experience Days across the UK. With pumped up tires, brakes front and back, a super sprung seat and high rise handlebars this Penny is built for riders from 10 years upwards, although our oldest rider has been a lady of 87 years! Its easy, different, stylish and is a head turning Victorian treat that's easy to get on
and off safely with style and grace.

Designed with Historical sites in mind, this bike is suitable on all types of terrain - and in all weathers , direct drive pedals and super loud bell.. make this a much talked about ride!

Interested Penny Farthing at the Royal Mint


If you think that you may have an event that would love to see Victorian History come to life with the Iconic Machine that we all know and love as the Penny Farthing!

Please get in touch with our team.