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CYCLING HOLIDAYS IN THE COTSWOLDS
This self-guided 5 night cycling tour is a fairly easy bike ride through some of the most picturesque villages and some of the best scenery that the Cotswolds has to offer.
CLASSIC COTSWOLDS CYCLE TOUR
From £475 pp based on 2 people sharing an en-suite room
DURATION: 5 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS
DISTANCE: 80¾ MILES / 130 KM
GRADE: MODERATE
CLASSIC COTSWOLDS CYCLE TOUR
Taking in some of the Cotswold’s most stunning scenery and historic location, the expertly guided tour, on hand-picked quiet lanes, offers a unique way to experience the area while the countryside is at its very best.
COTSWOLD GUIDED ELECTRIC BIKE TOUR
From £1695 pp based on 2 people sharing an en-suite room

Min. group size of 4 people and select your own start date.

DURATION: 7 NIGHTS / 6 DAYS
DISTANCE: 151 MILES / 241.5 KM
GRADE: EASY

Single supplement - £325
COTSWOLD GUIDED ELECTRIC BIKE TOUR
Enjoy the excitement and variety that comes with discovering the highlights of the northern Cotswolds on two wheels and on foot. Get the best of both worlds, allowing you to explore a larger area at your own pace. Cycle along quiet country lanes and walk up and down the Cotswolds hills, crossing fields, woodlands, and visiting picturesque villages along the way. There is a highlight every day, ranging from the neolithic Belas Knap Long Barrow to Sudeley Castle with its award-winning gardens.
HIKE AND BIKE TOUR
From £580pp for 6 nights, or £640pp for 7 nights, based on 2 people sharing an en-suite room
DURATION: 6 NIGHTS OR 7 NIGHTS
TOTAL DISTANCE WITH OPTIONAL EXTRAS: 102.6 MILES / 165 KM
GRADE: MODERATE
HIKE AND BIKE TOUR
This tour not only offers great cycling but also includes some of the most scenic Cotswold villages in the southern Cotswolds. Highlights of the tour include the chance to visit the historical and culturally acclaimed city of Oxford with a wealth of attractions, the magnificent Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, the award winning Roman museum in Cirencester, an optional tour of Prince Charles' Highgrove Gardens*, and relaxing in the splendour of Bath, with its Roman baths and sweeping Regency crescents immortalised in the novels of Jane Austen.
OXFORD TO BATH CYCLING TOUR
From £860pp for 8 nights, based on 2 people sharing an en-suite room
DURATION: 8 NIGHTS/7 DAYS CYCLING
DISTANCE: 166.2 miles / 267.1 km (if longer route options chosen)
GRADE: MODERATE
OXFORD TO BATH CYCLING TOUR
Get to know Broadway and Bourton-on-the-Water, two of the most picturesque and iconic villages of the northern Cotswolds, and explore these areas in depth, on two wheels and on foot. Pick and mix your favourite walking and cycling routes from our list and enjoy the relaxed pace of staying in one location for longer. Cycle along quiet country lanes and walk up and down the Cotswolds hills, crossing fields, woodlands, and visiting picturesque villages along the way. With a good variety of pubs, restaurants, eateries and quirky local shops, you will have plenty to explore after a good day of cycling or walking, too.
TWIN-CENTRE HIKE AND BIKE TOUR
From £325pp for 3 nights, or £700pp for 6 nights, based on 2 people sharing an en-suite room
DURATION: 3 OR 6 NIGHTS
DISTANCE: VARIES, DEPENDENING ON YOUR CHOICE OF WALKS AND CYCLE ROUTES
GRADE: MODERATE
TWIN-CENTRE HIKE AND BIKE TOUR

The Cotswolds is not only the perfect place for walking, but also excellent for cycling. With its quintessential English landscape full of chocolate box villages and numerous country lanes and quiet roads, it is the perfect landscape for a biking holiday.

We offer two types of cycle holidays; our self-guided cycling tour and our guided cycle tour which uses top quality German electric bikes.

SELF-GUIDED

Our self -guided tour allows you to ride at your own pace,  using our easy to follow route notes, whilst we take care of your luggage and accommodation.

WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH A SELF-GUIDED CYCLE HOLIDAY
  • Detailed pre-tour documentation with background information on the UK, travel advice and kit list.
  • Up to date and easy to follow route notes on a Garmin Edge GPS or an app to download to your own smart phone, together with printed laminated A5 sheets.
  • A helpful and comprehensive information pack, including notes on where to eat and what to visit.
  • Hand-picked, high quality, en-suite accommodation from B&B’s to luxury hotels (up-grades available on request).
  • Breakfast each morning.
  • Door to door luggage services.
  • Local knowledgeable support and assistance when you need it not just Monday - Friday, 9-5.

We also provide bike hire at an extra cost.

WHEN TO GO
Any time of year, but we suggest March to November. Departure on any day, subject to accommodation availability.

REMEMBER
You can always add an extra day or two to your holiday.

GUIDED

Why not take the strain out of cycling on a guided electric bike tour in the picturesque northern Cotswolds. We teamed up with Windrush cycle tours to host the Cotswolds' first week-long guided e-bike holiday from back in May 2017, which was a tremendous success. Our expertly guided  tour of hand-picked quiet lanes offers a unique way to experience the countryside and villages at their very best, so if you'd like to join a group in 2020, dates are currently open - so email us to express your interest today.

To maintain the highest levels of customer service and safety, guest numbers are limited to a maximum of 10, and we need a minimum group of 4 for each tour to run.

For further details contact us at info@hikesandbikes.com.

 
Cycling in The Cotswolds
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