We meet you at 9am at Moreton in Marsh train station, a 1.5hour direct train ride from London. We will set you up with your bikes and set off for the start of your Cotswolds mini break by winding our way through the majestic countryside of the Cotswolds, taking in some of the most well-known towns and villages including Chipping Campden, Bourton on the Water, The Slaughters and the majestic Broadway Tower. For lunch we eat in the stunning Hidcote Gardens, returning to Moreton in Marsh in the evening.
Mileage: 20 – 33 miles
We cycle out from the hotel through the beautiful Cotswolds to Blenheim Palace, where Winston Churchill was born and a World Heritage Site. The morning’s ride is around 20 miles, through rolling countryside. At Blenheim guests can eat lunch over-looking the Capability Brown parklands and give you ample time to explore the historical palace and walk through some of the 3000 acre estate. We travel into Oxford in the evening for a walk through the historical university town and a dinner out in the city.
Mileage: 20 miles
We cycle out from Burford towards the stunning White Horse Hill to see the beautiful ancient carving atop the Ridgeway. We cycle to lunch in the White Horse pub in Woolstone. After lunch we travel onto Avebury (Stonehenge but bigger) and then Stonehenge itself to complete our Neolithic Day.
Your 3 day guided cycle tour ends in the late afternoon after Stonehenge, where we help guests with their ongoing travel arrangements.
London is a 1.5hour train journey from Salisbury station, or many guests choose to stay for dinner and an extra night in the spa city of Bath at the end of their tour.
Mileage: 16-32 miles
During our 3 day guided cycle tour, guests stay in the best 4* hotels in the Cotswolds region, with unbeatable settings, wonderful accommodation and delicious food – just see Trip Advisor for The Lamb. Further options are available for those who want to stay in a country cottage location or in a selection of hand-picked pubs. One dinner is included in this tour. Luggage will be transferred between hotels.
Bike as much or as little as you like, a support vehicle is with the guided tours at all times. Our guides and mechanics will fix all major equipment issues and get you back on the road as soon as possible. With a fleet of bikes from Giant all bike types, preferences and sizes are catered for. Helmets as standard, just bring you shoes and pedals if you have them and away you go.