Big Bear Outdoor Featured on BBC Radio Northampton!

Big Bear Hire were delighted to be featured on the BBC Radio Northampton Breakfast show this morning, as part of a wider story about the growth in Business Start ups in Northamptonshire. Kate did a great job and the feature came on at around 7.40 on 27/8/15 if you would like to listen back.
You will be pleased to know that we don’t hire out Big Bears, but we do hire out Roof Boxes, Cycle Carriers, Bike Boxes, Tents and Trailers, as well as being authorised Thule Dealers.

Big Bear Hire has received mentoring support from Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP) and they were also featured on this mornings show.

Thank you to the BBC Radio Northampton and also NEP for your support!

Our Services – BBC Radio Northampton

Roof Boxes

Available to Hire or Buy.

Thule Motion 800 (460 Litres capacity). High quality and very easy to use – key operated and the box opens on both sides.

We also supply the Thule roof bars and feet for your vehicle if needed.

If you are within 10 miles radius of our East Northants base we also deliver, fit and collect from either your home or place of work.

Bike Box Alan

Available to Hire

Extremely robust and voted the best bike box on the market. Cycling Weekly even voted them 10 out of 10! From just £60 for the week.

Cycle Carriers

A large range of Thule cycle carriers are available to hire or buy, along with the required accessories.

thule bike carrier bbc radio northampton


We provide a tow bar fitting service (and a range of tow bars best suited to your needs). The fitting is carried out by a fully trained National Trailer and Towing Association (NTTA) installation engineer at our Oundle premises.


For hire: Ifor Williams HB511 Horsebox Hire – Flexible trailer with rear ramp, front ramp and jockey door. The box accommodates two horses up to 17.2 hands.

To buy: Cheval Liberte Gold Touring 2 – with impressive Pullman suspension.

Trailer Hire

We have a range of trailers available to hire including:

  • Motorbike trailer
  • Horsebox
  • Tipping trailer
  • Brian james Triple Axle trailer

As well as a range of Brenderup trailers which are available to buy.

Tents & Event Shelters

We have both a Coleman Event Shelter and a Vango Airbeam tent to hire.

Commercial Roof Racks & Van Accessories

Soon to be providing a supply and fitting service! Watch this space.
Trailer Servicing

We service and repair a large range of trailers across Northamptonshire and Rutland. Our engineer is fully insured and is trained by the National Trailer & Towing Association (NTTA).

Trailer Insurance

Due to our membership of the National Trailer and Towing Association (NTTA), we are able to offer an insurance scheme with extremely competitive rates.