We’ll meet you in Moreton in Marsh, a 1.5-hour direct train ride from London Paddington. After fitting you with your bikes, and giving you a full safety briefing, we will get you ready to bike out into the magnificent Cotswolds. You’ll be provided with GPS, maps and written instructions before you ride out. The route includes a visit to the beautiful Broadway Tower and Snowshill as well as stunning Cotswold villages including the Slaughters and Bourton-on-the-Water. The day ends at the pretty market town of Moreton in Marsh. Routes between 20 and 30 miles are available.
Mileage: 20-33 miles
This World Heritage site is arguably England’s greatest Palace. The birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim has an illustrious history, stunning architecture and beautiful gardens, landscaped by Capability Brown. Our route travels through the stunning Cotswolds, cycling right into the Palace itself, around 40 miles. We do offer a shorter route of 20-30 miles should guests want to bike less in the afternoon. Overnight is at the stunning Lamb in Burford.
Mileage: 20-40 miles
Today’s cycling leads you via beautiful Bampton where all the outdoor shots of Downton Abbey are filmed, before arriving in Oxford. Tour the most famous university city in the World, including Harry Potter locations, the magnificent Christchurch College and great atmosphere and pubs! The route is 30 miles, and once again there is the option to bike only 20. Oxford is the end of the tour, where we will advise you on your ongoing travel or accommodation in Oxford.
Mileage: 20-30 miiles
Guests stay in the best 4* hotels in the Cotswolds region, with unbeatable settings, wonderful accommodation and stunning food. Further options are available for those who want to stay in a country cottage location or in a selection of hand-picked pubs.
A daily “bailout” option on this self guide bike tour ensures guests only need to bike the miles that suit them. Helmets as standard, just bring your shoes and pedals if you have them and away you go. Our guides and mechanics will fix all major equipment issues and get you back on the road as soon as possible.