Holidays
40 listed, in and around early 2018 .
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  Cumbria, Eden Valley          2   
29th June 2018 (Fri) - 3rd July 2018 : 5 days£230
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hostel  :  B&B
Based at Kirkby Stephen in the Eden valley which is surrounded by the Lake District, the Howgills, the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines. 3 day long rides of between 40-70mls with a shorter option on the longer ride. This area is not as busy as the Lake District or the central area of the Yorkshire Dales.
Leader: Richard HakesRef: 1833
 
  France, Normandy, The Calvados Coast        no places availableRef: 1834
  Heart of Northumberland, Alnwick        no places availableRef: 1835
  Mid-Wales MTB        no places availableRef: 1836
  Scotland, Arran, Kintyre & Bute        no places availableRef: 1837
 
  Isle of Man          2+ 
Due to cancellations one single room is available and also a place for a male to share with another male
14th July 2018 (Sat) - 20th July 2018 : 7 days£495
Moderate + ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  B&B
An unspoilt coastline, remote hills, valleys and moorland as well as quiet roads make this an ideal cycling destination. Explore the wide variety of scenery on rides of 40-55mpd to all parts of the island. 1 rest day. Based at a 4-star hotel in Douglas. Ferry Liverpool/Douglas.
Leader: Michael StainerRef: 1838
 
  Norfolk           2   
28th July 2018 (Sat) - 4th August 2018 : 8 days£170
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Start/finish at a campsite in the Norfolk Broads within fairly easy reach of both Norwich and Great Yarmouth Stations. Explore the uniquely tranquil waterways of the Norfolk Broads, the stunning beaches and charming flint villages of the Norfolk coastline and the rich historical landscape of inland Norfolk with its castles and abbeys.
Leader: Matthew WrightRef: 1840
 
  Belgium, WW1 Battlefields         no places availableRef: 1841
  Belgium for Families        no places availableRef: 1842
 
  Holland, The Historical East Cycle & Cruise          1+   2   
17th August 2018 (Fri) - 25th August 2018 : 9 days£1299
Easy + / Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Coach  :  Hotel Barge  :  Full board  :  Luggage transfer
Based on a hotel barge which moves with you each day so no packing/unpacking. Exploring Eastern Holland with old Hanseatic towns, forests, meadows, thatched cottages, canals, Veluwe national park and a visit to a windmill. Tandems welcome.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1843
 
  France, Quercy Hills          3   
25th August 2018 (Sat) - 9th September 2018 : 16 days£1280
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
The limestone hills and plateaux above the Lot Valley offer a wide range of routes on several rest days for those who seek more challenging options as well as those who prefer something easier. Attractive villages in the hills and along the rivers add to the scenic variety of this area.
Leader: Peter EnglandRef: 1844
 
  USA, Seattle to Vancouver        no places availableRef: 1845
  Spain, End to End, Biscay to Gibraltar        no places availableRef: 1846
  Montenegro        no places availableRef: 1847
  France, Normandy D-Day Beaches        no places availableRef: 1848
  USA, Oregon        no places availableRef: 1849
  France, Provence        no places availableRef: 1851
 
  France, Cathare Castles          2+ 
Place for a male to share with another male
7th September 2018 (Fri) - 16th September 2018 : 10 days£1195
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Tour in and around the Corbieres in late summer. Opportunity to explore Carcassonne's fortified city and many spectacular ruined chateaux including Queribus and Peyrepertuse. 1 night amongst the Minervois vineyards at harvest time, 2 nights at the foot of the cite of Carcassonne, 1 night at the Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse in Couiza and 3 nights amongst the Corbieres vineyards.
Leader: Lynn BlandRef: 1852
 
  Lands End to John O'Groats          3   
7th September 2018 (Fri) - 26th September 2018 : 20 days£2195
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Cycle from the bottom to the top of Great Britain. This very scenic tour uses mostly good quality hotels. With a longest day of 80 miles and many hills it is designed for the more experienced road cyclist.
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: 1853
 
  Scottish Borders          2     3   
8th September 2018 (Sat) - 15th September 2018 : 8 days£600
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Explore the land of the Common Ridings in late summer. Old coaching inn base with en suite rooms, good food and welcoming hosts. Choice of 2 rides each day (approximately 45 or 65 miles). Hilly terrain but varied landscapes, superb views, quiet back roads and great cafes.
Leader: Tony GoreRef: 1854
 
  Spain, El Comtat Self-guided        no places availableRef: 1855
 
  Wales, Coast to Coast MTB Challenge          3     A  
Place for a male to share with another male
8th September 2018 (Sat) - 15th September 2018 : 8 days£730
Enthusiast / Adventurous ABTOT   
Moving-on, Off-road  :  Guesthouse  :  B&B  :  Luggage transfer
An epic off-road challenge crossing Wales from Cardiff in the south to Conwy in the north. Spectacular scenery as off-road trails through the Brecon Beacons, Mid-Wales and Snowdonia are tackled. A good level of fitness and off-road experience is essential.
Leader: Paul RogersRef: 1856
 
  France, Loire Valley        no places availableRef: 1857
  Spain, El Comtat Self-guided        no places availableRef: 1858
  Spain, Andalucia White Villages        no places availableRef: 1859
  Autumn in the Cotswolds        no places availableRef: 1860
  South Africa, Cape Town & the Winelands        no places availableRef: 1861
  Spain, Andalucia White Villages 2        no places availableRef: 1862
 
  Spain, Mallorca          2   
1st October 2018 (Mon) - 11th October 2018 : 11 days£770
Moderate ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Experience this popular island at the beginning of October when the crowds have gone but the weather is still pleasantly warm. Start/finish at the same hotel which is only 3km from Palma Airport. Cycle more than halfway round the island, 30-75kmpd. Quiet roads, sea bathing.
Leader: Brian P CurtisRef: 1863
 
  Germany, Moselle/Saar Valley Cycle & Cruise        no places availableRef: 1864
 
  India, Rajasthan          2   
Due to a cancellation place for a female to share with another female
11th November 2018 (Sun) - 26th November 2018 : 16 days£ 2625
Moderate ATOL   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
A very special itinerary which includes the Pushkar Mela. This dazzling annual event attracts a great concentration of tribes people. Camels and cattle are traded and gorgeously attired women parade and dance. Visit Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Accommodation in heritage hotels, converted forts and palaces. Fly London Heathrow/Delhi.
Leader: John & Pat AshwellRef: 1865
 
  Christmas in York          1     2   
24th December 2018 (Mon) - 27th December 2018 : 4 days£325
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  B&B
Explore this historic city and surrounding countryside using cycle paths, lanes and B-roads, or simply relax and enjoy being waited on. Led rides of 32 and 50 miles (short cuts available) on Christmas and Boxing Days, plus led walks. B&B plus superb Christmas lunch. Non-cycling partners welcome.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1866
 
  France, Provence & Southern Alps          3+ 
(open) - 1st October 2018 : £1150
Enthusiast + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Self-guided  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Through the Vercors to Mont Ventoux and the Vaucluse. East across the Durance Valley to Barcelonnette, from where you cross the high cols of the Southern Alps, heading south to the Verdon Canyon, the Haut Var and the Luberon. 14 nights.
Leader: Peter EnglandRef: 18s1
 
  France, Auvergne          2+   3   
(open) - 1st October 2018 : £950
Moderate + / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Self-guided  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Unique volcanic landscapes are at the heart of this region which offers the highest climbs of the Central Massif. 14 nights.
Leader: Peter EnglandRef: 18s2
 
  France, Causses to Pyrénées          3   
(open) - 1st October 2018 : £950
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Self-guided  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Several Pyrenean climbs are included. The Corbières with their Cathare castles, the lower slopes carpeted with vines, and the Espinouse Mountains provide a scenically contrasting link between the Pyrénées and the high limestone plateau. 14 nights.
Leader: Peter EnglandRef: 18s3
 
  France, The Causses          2     3   
(open) - 1st October 2018 : £950
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days, Self-guided  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
From the Quercy Causses in the west to the larger, higher Grands Causses in the east. These limestone plateaux cut by deep river gorges offer some of the most dramatic scenery in France. 14 nights.
Leader: Peter EnglandRef: 18s4
 
  France, Vivarais to Causses          2     3   
(open) - 1st October 2018 : £950
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days, Self-guided  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
From the Vivarais Mountains where the Central Massif meets the Rhône valley to the bleached limestone hills as you approach the Mediterranean. Dramatic limestone gorges cut by the rivers Tarn and Jonte through the Causses are visited as well as the volcanic landscapes of the Mont Mezenc region. 14 nights.
Leader: Peter EnglandRef: 18s5
 

 
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