Holidays
81 listed, in and around early 2014 .
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  Easter in Jersey        no places availableRef: 1402
  Herefordshire & Welsh Borders at Easter        no places availableRef: 1403
 
  The Bolton Wanderer (Home Leg)          2   
Places for a couple or 2 females sharing
21st April 2014 (Mon) - 26th April 2014 : 6 days£350
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
In Britain there are over 80 places with Bolton in their name. This tour will meander through North-West England, home to Football League founder members Bolton Wanderers FC, in search of as many of these as we can find. Hotel/hostel accommodation. Start Bolton, finish Carlisle. 45-55mpd.
Leader: Tony GoreRef: 1404
 
  Fred Whitton Challenge        no places availableRef: 1405
  North Wales MTB        no places availableRef: 1406
 
  Cotswolds, for Families          1   
Due to a cancellation, place for one family
2nd May 2014 (Fri) - 5th May 2014 : 4 days£136/family
Easy ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Camping  :  Self catering
Based at a family orientated camp-site. Explore the eastern side of the Cotswolds and Oxfordshire, including Burford, Stow, Chipping Norton and Blenheim Palace. Very relaxed pace, ave. 28mpd, with plenty of tea stops. Seventh year of this very popular format. Families with children only please.
Leader: Neil WheadonRef: 1426
 
  Discover Shropshire        no places availableRef: 1407
  Spain, El Comtat Lite        no places availableRef: 1408
 
  France, Pas de Calais          1+   2   
No single room supplement payable
4th May 2014 (Sun) - 9th May 2014 : 6 days£550
Easy + / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Cyclng this little known area of France which is sandwiched between the Artois hills and the coast with fortified towns, cobbled streets, abbeys, windmills, clairmarais wetlands, fontinettes canal boat lift, La Coupole where the V2 rockets were launched in WW2. Easy pace, tandems welcome.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1474
 
  Northern Albania        no places availableRef: 1409
  Spain, El Comtat 1        no places availableRef: 1410
  Ireland End to End        no places availableRef: 1411
  France, Manche to Med        no places availableRef: 1412
 
  Spain, South from Catalonia          3   
4 places available
10th May 2014 (Sat) - 27th May 2014 : 18 days£1195
Enthusiast ATOL   
Moving-on, Rest day  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
A springtime venture into the remote and rugged territory straddling Catalonia, Aragon and Valencia. Hilly terrain with towering crags, deep valleys, wild flowers, varied wildlife and historic towns. Enjoy snaking roads, gradual climbs and minimal traffic. 3 days with optional rides, 1 rest day. 65-100kmpd. Fly Manchester/Reus.
Leader: Tony GoreRef: 1413
 
  France, Les Alpes Maritimes        no places availableRef: 1414
   London Plus        no places availableRef: 1415
  Spain, El Comtat 2        no places availableRef: 1416
  Scotland, Lochs & Trossachs         no places availableRef: 1417
 
  Land's End to John O'Groats          3+ 
2 places available. This tour is also being repeated in September
17th May 2014 (Sat) - 4th June 2014 : 19 days£1755
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 hotels with a couple of hostels. With a longest day of 80 miles and many hills it is designed for the more experienced road cyclist. 
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: 1418
 
  France, Atlantic to Med         no places availableRef: 1419
 
  South Downs Way          3   
24th May 2014 (Sat) - 28th May 2014 : 5 days£285
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Off-road  :  Hostel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
From historic Winchester to the white chalk cliffs of Eastbourne. Follow the 100 mile National Trail on undulating paths and tracks through Hampshire and Sussex.
Leader: Lynn BlandRef: 1420
 
  Edinburgh & the Scottish Borders          2   
24th May 2014 (Sat) - 31st May 2014 : 8 days£150
Moderate ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Starting with a 3-day stay in Edinburgh at the Local Group Cycle Rally. Benefit from local knowledge of quiet roads and fine views. Finishing in Carlisle by way of the Scottish Borders, the River Tweed and Gretna Green.
Leader: Brian P CurtisRef: 1421
 
  Cruise & Cycle in South East Holland        no places availableRef: 1422
 
  North West, Sedbergh & three counties          2   
2 or 3 places available
31st May 2014 (Sat) - 7th June 2014 : 8 days£630
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Country House  :  Half board
Enjoy a week at a HF Holidays Country Manor House in Sedbergh, situated between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Leisurely cycling in hilly countryside on quiet roads, some steep climbs, small market towns, dales, river valleys and viaducts. Altogether a spectacular area. Return to good food at a comfortable centre.
Leader: Pat & Ron HarrowRef: 1423
 
  Spain, El Comtat 3          2     3   
31st May 2014 (Sat) - 7th June 2014 : 8 days£395
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Guesthouse  :  Half board
NEW TOUR. THIS IS A REPEAT OF TOUR 1410 WHICH IS NOW FULL. Staying in Cocentaina, the county town of El Comtat region. Exploring the Sierra Aitana, Vall de Gallinera and Vall d’Ebo. The area is hilly, with well graded climbs that are not too steep, although there are one or two short steep sections.
Leader: Peter & Marjorie SouthRef: 1475
 
  Montenegro        no places availableRef: 1424
  France, Morvan and Western Jura        no places availableRef: 1425
 
  France, The Dordogne          2   
7th June 2014 (Sat) - 15th June 2014 : 9 days£799
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Cycle along country lanes in the lovely Corrèze region. See castles, old half-timbered houses, limestone uplands, oak forests, redstone villages, waterfalls, old watermills, caves, old hilltop towns with narrow streets and lovely views, river valleys and old churches. 3-star hotel. Tandems welcome.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1428
 
  Netherlands           2   
7th June 2014 (Sat) - 20th June 2014 : 14 days£275
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Land-only  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Discover the joys of cycle camping in this safe, easy cycling and cycle-friendly country. Explore various attractive towns, enjoy cycling along delightful waterways and under those big skies. Join the tour for either the first or second, or both weeks.
Leader: Mark WatersRef: 1429
 
  Germany, King Ludwig's Bavaria        no places availableRef: 1430
 
  French Alps, Famous Cols          3   
2 places available
8th June 2014 (Sun) - 15th June 2014 : 8 days£649
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Guesthouse  :  Half board
Based amidst spectacular scenery in a small hamlet 10km from the celebrated climb of Alpe d'Huez. Ride a variety of single-track balcony roads and major 2000m passes, all at your own pace. Ride 'La Marmotte' sportif route, with included vehicle transfer, over two manageable days.
Leader: Peter MastenkoRef: 1431
 
  France, Haute Provence, Pre Alps & Luberon          2+ 
2 places available
14th June 2014 (Sat) - 30th June 2014 : 17 days£1545
Moderate + ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Based at a hotel in Buis les Baronnies for the first week. Choice of gentle or more challenging rides (including Mont Ventoux) with rest days and the option of 'doing your own thing'. Second week moving-on to view the 'pre-Alps' before returning via the Luberon and Gorges de la Nesque.
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: 1432
 
  Slovenia          3   
17th June 2014 (Tue) - 28th June 2014 : 12 days£1450
Enthusiast ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Varied scenery, a good climate and low traffic volumes. Visit fabulous Lake Bled, the snow-capped mountains of Triglav National Park, ride Slovenia's highest road, the exhilarating Vrisic Pass, then follow the astonishingly blue Soca River as it winds through the wooded hills and vineyards of the south. Good accommodation. Fly Heathrow - Zagreb.
Leader: John & Pat AshwellRef: 1433
 
  Lakes & Dales          2+ 
Place for a male to share with another male and a female to share with another female
21st June 2014 (Sat) - 28th June 2014 : 8 days£450
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
A delightful tour of contrasts through the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Visit small market towns and villages. Follow the Settle - Carlisle railway and see the famous Ribblehead Viaduct's 24 majestic arches. See Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston water.
Leader: Richard DugdaleRef: 1434
 
  Wales, Coast to Coast MTB Challenge          3     A  
21st June 2014 (Sat) - 28th June 2014 : 8 days£645
Enthusiast / Adventurous ABTOT   
Moving-on, Off-road  :  Hotel  :  Full board  :  Luggage transfer
An epic off-road challenge, crossing Wales from Conwy in the North to Swansea in the South, loosely following the Sarn Helen Roman road. Spectacular scenery as we tackle off-road trails through Snowdonia, Mid-Wales and the Brecon Beacons. A good level of fitness and off-road experience is essential.
Leader: Paul RogersRef: 1435
 
  Premiere Le Grand Depart Yorkshire          2+   3   
Gerry Goldsmith will co-Lead this tour. Over the past few years Gerry has led several well-established CTC tours and is one of CTC Cycling Holidays experienced tour leaders.
28th June 2014 (Sat) - 4th July 2014 : 7 days£399
Moderate + / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own Luggage
The most iconic cycling event arrives in Yorkshire in 2014. Ride some of the route before the professionals arrive. Setting off from Bronte Country, tackle the famous climbs, ride through pretty villages and meander through stunning valleys. The return leg will take in 'a small city', cathedrals, spa towns and finish with a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Leader: Mike CareyRef: 1436
 
  France, Champagne & Castles          2   
30th June 2014 (Mon) - 6th July 2014 : 7 days£750
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Based at a 3-star hotel just outside the champagne town of Epernay. Cycling through champagne vineyards, forests and villages, visiting castles, follies and champagne houses. Good views of the area from the vineyard slopes. Plenty of photo opportunities. Tandems welcome.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1437
 
  Scotland, Mull & Ardnamurchan          2+ 
3 places available including one for a male to share with another male
12th July 2014 (Sat) - 19th July 2014 : 8 days£600
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Guesthouse  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Start/finish at Oban. Cycle by Loch Linnhe and along the remote Ardnamurchan peninsula. Plenty of time to appreciate the wildlife and beauty of Mull with an opportunity to visit Iona and Staffa. Up to 55mpd staying in a variety of accommodation.
Leader: Mike & Liz JukesRef: 1438
 
  Scottish Borders          2     3   
Place for a female to share with another female
12th July 2014 (Sat) - 19th July 2014 : 8 days£500
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Explore the land of the Common Ridings in midsummer. 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: 1439
 
  France, Normandy for Families          1   
26th July 2014 (Sat) - 2nd August 2014 : 8 days£270
Easy ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Chateau  :  Self catering
Join us in a French chateau, within 100 acres of private parkland. Swimming pool, croquet, two hedge mazes. Daily circular rides to beaches, sites and cafes. 50-55kmpd. Plenty of croissants/pains au chocolate. An ideal introduction to cycling abroad in comfort. Families with children only please.
Leader: Neil WheadonRef: 1440
 
  Battlefields of France & Belgium          1     2   
28th July 2014 (Mon) - 1st August 2014 : 5 days£485
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Cycling around the Ypres Salient area, visiting the sites of Passcendaele, Tyne Cot, Hill 62 trenches, Essex farm, Langmark German cemetery (visited by Harry Patch), Messines Ridge, Irish Peace Park, Memorial to the cycling division and the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial. Full commentary given at memorials visited. Easy pace.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1441
 
  Gatwick & the Surrey Hills to Salisbury          2+ 
28th July 2014 (Mon) - 1st August 2014 : 5 days£240
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hostel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Ride from one of Europe’s best transport centres to the ancient city of Salisbury on quiet country roads. Visit places of interest such as Jane Austen’s House. Starting out from this air, rail and coach hub makes the tour easily accessible to cyclists travelling from Cowdenbeath, Crawley or California. B&B for final night.
Leader: Colin WardRef: 1442
 
  Belgium, for Families        no places availableRef: 1443
 
  Scenic Suffolk           2   
9th August 2014 (Sat) - 17th August 2014 : 9 days£150
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Explore the varied landscape of Suffolk, from the undulating and picturesque Constable country along the River Stour to the atmospheric coastline around Aldeburgh. Moving-on every other day. Staying at cosy campsites. With gentle terrain and distances of 30-40mpd, this is a tour for sightseers rather than racers.
Leader: Matthew WrightRef: 1444
 
  France, Haute Provence          2     3   
10th August 2014 (Sun) - 17th August 2014 : 8 days£595
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
The hills of the Baronnies and the plain of the Rhine offer quiet roads, beautiful scenery, orchards, vineyards and olive groves, gorges, cols and Mont Ventoux. Pleasant hotel. Choice of short or long rides with vehicle support on the longer rides.
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: 1445
 
  India, Ladakh Explorer          3+   A  
15th August 2014 (Fri) - 1st September 2014 : 18 days£2699
Enthusiast + / Adventurous ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Full board  :  Full vehicle support
An adventure tour to Buddhist Ladakh in the Indian Himalaya. A spectacular journey through an incredible landscape, culminating with the ascent of the Khardung La from the Nubra Valley, the world's highest road. Physically demanding with great rewards. Part hotels and part fully serviced luxury tents. Fly Heathrow/Delhi/Leh - Leh/Delhi/Heathrow.
Leader: John & Pat AshwellRef: 1446
 
  Belgian Waterways & Cities        no places availableRef: 1447
  Cycle & Cruise in Eastern Holland        no places availableRef: 1448
 
  Herefordshire & the Welsh Borders          2     3   
23rd August 2014 (Sat) - 28th August 2014 : 6 days£200
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hostel  :  Self catering
Explore the varied scenery, quiet lanes and the Black and White villages of Herefordshire and the Welsh Borders in late summer. Choice of rides each day from 35 to 65 miles. Based at Kington Youth Hostel in en-suite rooms. Self catering but with breakfast provisions and one evening meal included.
Leader: Michael StainerRef: 1449
 
  Germany, The Romantic Road          1+ 
27th August 2014 (Wed) - 11th September 2014 : 16 days£1570
Easy + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
The classic route between Fûssen and Wûrzburg, richly endowed with architectural and artistic treasures. Ancient walled towns, rustic villages, spectacular castles. Max 40 - almost flat - miles per day so plenty of time for sightseeing. Suitable for most abilities. Coach to start and back from the finish with no overnights on the coach.
Leader: Mark WatersRef: 1450
 
  France, Dordogne, Correze, Lot        no places availableRef: 1451
 
  France, Cols of the mid-Pyrenees          2+   3   
6th September 2014 (Sat) - 13th September 2014 : 8 days£660
Moderate + / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Based at a comfortable hotel in Argeles-Gazost in the centre of the Pyrenees, surrounded by mountains. Climb famous cols ridden by the Tour de France, and enjoy superb scenery. Cols include Tourmalet, Aubisque, Hautecam. Easier rides in the valleys.
Leader: Geraldine GoldsmithRef: 1452
 
  Spain, El Comtat 4        no places availableRef: 1479
 
  Land's End to John O'Groats          3+ 
6th September 2014 (Sat) - 24th September 2014 : 19 days£1755
Enthusiast + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Hotel  :  Some meals  :  Full vehicle support
Cycle from the bottom to the top of Great Britain. This very scenic tour uses mostly hotels with a couple of hostels. With a longest day of 80 miles and many hills it is designed for the more experienced road cyclist. 
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: 1453
 
  USA, Yellowstone & the Tetons           3   
Place for a female to share with another female
6th September 2014 (Sat) - 26th September 2014 : 21 days£2430
Enthusiast ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  B&B  :  Carry own luggage
Cycle two of America's iconic National Parks and the surrounding areas. Yellowstone isn't just wildlife, there are geysers and hot pools too. See mountains and bison, enjoy pancakes. 40-70mpd with rest days. Varied mix of accommodation. Fly Manchester/Jackson via Chicago.
Leader: Richard DugdaleRef: 1454
 
  France, Tour of Corsica          3   
11th September 2014 (Thu) - 26th September 2014 : 16 days£1575
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Meet in Nice, one night hotel, then ferry to Corsica. A challenging tour of the wild and spectacular mountains and coasts of Corsica. An extraordinary mix - clear blue seas, maquis with wild pigs, villages perched on mountains. Plenty of cols to climb. No rest days. Suitable for experienced mountain cyclists.
Leader: Bob NortonRef: 1455
 
  Madagascar        no places availableRef: 1478
  France, Provence        no places availableRef: 1456
 
  Scotland, Loch Lomond & Trossachs          2   
13th September 2014 (Sat) - 20th September 2014 : 8 days£565
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Country House  :  Half board
Staying in Gartmore House near Aberfoyle in the National Park, an area sometimes known as 'The Highlands in Miniature' owing to its landscape of Lochs, Glens and Mountains. Cycling 35-45mpd on quiet roads. Visits include Inchmahome Priory on Lake of Menteith, Callander and across Loch Lomond by boat.
Leader: Pat & Ron HarrowRef: 1457
 
  Spain, El Comtat 5          2     3   
13th September 2014 (Sat) - 20th September 2014 : 8 days£395
Moderate / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Guesthouse  :  Half board
Staying in Cocentaina, the county town of El Comtat region. Exploring the Sierra Aitana, Vall de Gallinera and Vall d’Ebo. The area is hilly, with well graded climbs that are not too steep, although there are one or two short steep sections.
Leader: Peter & Marjorie SouthRef: 1480
 
  Italy, wine roads of Tuscany        no places availableRef: 1476
 
  Scotland, Lochs & Glens          3   
Links with Tour 1461
14th September 2014 (Sun) - 20th September 2014 : 7 days£350
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest day  :  Hostel  :  Breakfast  :  Luggage transfer
Ride from Glasgow through the Trossachs and Cairngorm National Parks to the Highlands gateway town of Inverness, following Sustrans stunning Route 7 (North), along the banks of lochs and over dramatic passes, with one rest day in Pitlochry.
Leader: Paul & Maxine RogersRef: 1458
 
  France, Loire Valley        no places availableRef: 1459
 
  Mallorca, Island Tour          2+ 
Due to cancellations, 2 places available
15th September 2014 (Mon) - 25th September 2014 : 11 days£882
Moderate + ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  B&B  :  Luggage transfer
Famed for spring training camps, Mallorca is a great cycling destination. Experience beaches, national parks and mountains. Easy pace 31-76kmpd (average 45kmpd). Time to enjoy the scenery and history. Luggage transfer, staying in a variety of accommodation. Fly Birmingham to Palma.
Leader: Neil WheadonRef: 1460
 
  USA, New England in the Fall          2   
19th September 2014 (Fri) - 6th October 2014 : 18 days£1800
Moderate ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Some meals  :  Carry own luggage
Enjoy the Autumn colours of New England in 'the Fall'. Cycle through 4 states from coasts to mountains. Visit Rockport, the White Mountains and the covered bridges. The historic village of Salem is our starting point with a day free to explore. Average 45mpd with plenty of time to explore this historic part of the USA. Fly Heathrow/Boston.
Leader: Emrys JonesRef: 1463
 
  Scotland, The Wild Northwest          3   
Links with Tour 1458.
20th September 2014 (Sat) - 28th September 2014 : 9 days£421
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest day  :  Hostel  :  Some meals  :  Luggage transfer
Cycle through some of the best scenery Scotland has to offer. On the rest day, cycle to the most north-westerly part of the UK mainland - Cape Wrath. Suitable for reasonably fit cyclists.
Leader: Gary CumminsRef: 1461
 
  Italy, wine roads of Tuscany          2+ 
20th September 2014 (Sat) - 5th October 2014 : 16 days£1120
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
THIS TOUR IS FULL, BUT IT IS BEING REPEATED 13-28 SEPTEMBER 2014.
Leader: Chris JudenRef: 1462
 
  Cruise & Cycle in South East Holland        no places availableRef: 1477
 
  France, Normandy D-Day Beaches          1     2   
12th October 2014 (Sun) - 18th October 2014 : 7 days£599
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Half board
4 star hotel. Visiting D Day beaches, Omaha, Juno, Gold, Sword, Point du Roc, Arromanches, Pegasus Bridge and the Atlantic Wall Bunker, the mediaeval town of Bayeux famous for its Tapestry and old buildings. Visit to a Cider and Calvados tasting farm. Plenty of time to see the monuments, easy pace, and tandems welcome.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1482
 
  India, Rajasthan          2   
24th October 2014 (Fri) - 8th November 2014 : 16 days£2399
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. Unusual access to tribal groups and rural village life. Accommodation in heritage hotels, converted forts and palaces. Fly Heathrow/Delhi.
Leader: John & Pat AshwellRef: 1464
 
  India, Karnataka & North Kerala          2+ 
15th November 2014 (Sat) - 30th November 2014 : 16 days£2380
Moderate + ATOL   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
A new tour in India's tropical paradise visiting the 'City of Palaces' Mysore and Madikeri. Temples and forts, national parks and tribal areas, spice plantations and forests, finishing on a tropical beach. Fly Heathrow, Manchester or Glasgow to Bangalore, returning from Cochin.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1465
 
  Laos        no places availableRef: 1466
 
  Christmas in York          1     2   
24th December 2014 (Wed) - 27th December 2014 : 4 days£235
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: 1467
 
  New Year in Hampshire          1     2   
29th December 2014 (Mon) - 1st January 2015 : 4 days£285
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Based at the 4-star Hilton Hotel situated just outside Portsmouth and close to cycle paths. Choose from 2 rides each day. Cycle along quiet lanes to coastal villages, market towns, the Watercress Line Steam Railway, Portsmouth's historic waterfront and Fort Nelson. Cycle along the top of Portsdown Hill with lovely views over the harbour and surrounding area. Easy pace, tandems welcome.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1468
 
  France, Provence & Southern Alps          3+ 
1st June 2014 (Sun) - 30th September 2014 : £950
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: 14s1
 
  France, Auvergne          2     3   
1st June 2014 (Sun) - 30th September 2014 : £840
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: 14s2
 
  France, Causses to Pyrénées          3   
1st June 2014 (Sun) - 30th September 2014 : £840
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: 14s3
 
  France, The Causses          2     3   
1st June 2014 (Sun) - 30th September 2014 : £840
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: 14s4
 
  France, Vivarais to Causses          2     3   
1st June 2014 (Sun) - 30th September 2014 : £840
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: 14s5
 

 
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