Our self-guided Cotswolds cycle tours will immerse you in the best of the Cotswold countryside, where rivers wind through rolling hills to traditional Cotswold villages of golden stone thatched cottages. Bike at your own pace away from the crowds and get back to nature. We have created a magical mix of the best Cotswold cycling routes so you can ride on quiet country lanes to the front steps of the iconic sites of Blenheim, Broadway Tower and Bibury that abound in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Pick the tour to suit you! Whether you wish to travel on your own, as a couple or bringing your group of friends and family with you, we will guarantee you have a wonderful cycling tour on two wheels.
Guests are free to be as active as they like with different daily options on all tours. Electric bikes are available on all of our cycling tours.
Fancy trying something different? Have a look at our Cotswolds Adventure Holidays with water sports, yoga, punting and other activities as well cycling. For a long distance cycling challenge, check out our Coast to Coast cycling holidays through the dramatic landscapes of The Lake District, the North Pennines and Hadrian’s Wall.
My 6-day cycling trip in Kent was wonderful. This was my 4th trip with Active England (2 in the Cotswolds, 1 in the Cotswolds/Devon/Cornwall - a custom made trip -... read more
My sister and I booked the Classic 8 day self-guided walking tour in mid-September of 2019. We both declared it one of the best trips either of us had... read more
Frances and Active England Tours are fantastic! We booked a 3 day walking tour through the Cotswolds and it far exceeded what we expected; beautiful walks, lovely destinations, excellent accommodations,... read more
I cannot recommend this tour company highly enough for anyone looking to explore England’s beautiful countryside. Our tour guide was fantastic! Each destination was lovely with the perfect amount of... read more
I traveled with the ACTIVE ENGLAND group fall 2019 on both the Classic Cotswold and the Cornwall/Devon trips. I chose guided hiking but joined self guided guests and... read more
My husband and I were looking for a guided walk through the countryside of England that included classic pubs. Not only did Active England provide that, but they also included... read more
We did the 3 day self-guided tour and experienced 3 days of amazing rides throughout the beautiful Cotswolds. Picture small towns, small farming roads with fields, sheep, cows, and... read more
We can't say enough about our cycling tour with Active England. Even Mother Nature cooperated with glorious weather. Jago, our cycling guide was enthusiastic, entertaining and patient. We rode through... read more
What an amazing time my husband and I had with Active England in the Cotswolds! From start to finish, Jago and Howard did everything possible to make our... read more
My wife and I truly enjoyed our 8 day walk thru the Cotswolds. We are from the Arizona desert, so to be totally immersed in England’s beautiful rural countryside was... read more
We take all the hassle out of cycling by including all luggage transfers, booking all accommodation, maps, Ride With GPS instructions, incredible iconic palaces, castles, estates, ancient sites and more to visit along the way. Cotswolds highlights include Oxford, Churchill’s Blenheim Palace, Shakespeare’s Stratford, Jane Austen’s Bath, the Neolithic Stonehenge and Avebury circles, as well as places a little more off the beaten track.
Why not head out later this year for serene cycle to see the Cotswolds in their glorious autumnal colours.
Our cycling holidays are designed to put you at ease and escape the daily stresses of normal life. With starting from locations including Oxford or Moreton-in-Marsh, all a direct and easy train ride out of London, you can begin your holiday stress-free. We have created a magical mix of the best cycling trails in the Cotswolds which lead you away from the crowds and back to nature.