Holidays
25 listed, in and around May 2018.
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  Wales, Conwy          2   
4th May 2018 (Fri) - 7th May 2018 : 4 days£180
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hostel  :  B&B
Based at Conwy in North Wales, with rides on the adjacent North Coast and into Snowdonia. 2 day long rides with a shorter ride on the last day. Using the North Coast cycle path and the quieter roads of Snowdonia where possible.
Leader: Richard HakesRef: 1805
 
  South Wales, Introduction to off-road trails          1+   2   
4th May 2018 (Fri) - 7th May 2018 : 4 days£195
Easy + / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based, Off -road  :  Hotel  :  B&B
Ever wanted to try off-road biking but not sure where to start? Based at a hotel in Swansea, explore miles of local trails, forest tracks, canal paths and more, with almost no interaction with traffic! Hotel B&B with one evening meal included.
Leader: Paul & Maxine RogersRef: 1806
 
  Springtime in Holland Cycle & Cruise        no places availableRef: 1807
 
  France, Manche to Med          2+ 
4th May 2018 (Fri) - 20th May 2018 : 17 days£1770
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Ferry, Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
This ever popular French 'End to End' from the Channel to the Mediterranean keeps to quiet minor roads through the finest scenery that France has to offer. Outward journey is by ferry Portsmouth-Caen, and return by Bike Bus from Montpellier.
Leader: Mike DiederichRef: 1808
 
  Japan, Kyushu        no places availableRef: 1814
 
  Scotland, NW & Bealach na Ba          3   
5 places available. Please contact the leader by email only until further notice
10th May 2018 (Thu) - 19th May 2018 : 10 days£960
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Some meals  :  Luggage transfer
Cycling via Tobermory on Mull, Ardnamurchan and Skye, then on over the Bealach na Ba to Applecross. Travel through remote areas, much of it on single track roads. Fantastic views of Mull and Skye. Continue via Gairloch and Ullapool before following a northerly coast to coast route to Inverness.
Leader: Martin JamiesonRef: 1809
 
  France, Montpellier to Mont Ventoux          2+ 
11th May 2018 (Fri) - 20th May 2018 : 10 days£1180
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half-board  :  Carry own luggage
Leisurely tour through the Mediterranean hinterland and Cevennes in spring, moving-on every other day with one 1-night stand. Optional rest day rides include the Gorges de l'Herault, Corniche des Cevennes and choice of Ventoux summit or the Gorges de la Nesque.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1810
 
  Spain, El Comtat in Spring Self-guided          2+   3   
12th May 2018 (Sat) - 19th May 2018 : 8 days£450
Moderate + / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Guesthouse  :  Half board
Ride deep into the Sierra Aitana, journey along an ancient trading route from the Mediterranean and through remote landscapes unchanged for centuries. Mostly hilly terrain with largely good quality roads and a change of scenery with every turn. Explore the ancient town of Cocentaina during the evenings.
Leader: Marjorie SouthRef: 1811
 
  Scotland, Angus Glens & Coast          2   
Places for 1 or 2 females to share a room
13th May 2018 (Sun) - 20th May 2018 : 8 days£585
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half Board
Angus county is a great area for cycling with its wealth of quiet roads, varied scenery from its many glens below the Grampian foothills to the coastal towns such as Montrose and Arbroath. Counties of Perth, Aberdeen, Fife, and Dundee are also within reach from the central base of Forfar.
Leader: Pat & Ron HarrowRef: 1812
 
  Albania        no places availableRef: 1815
 
  Lands End to John O'Groats          3   
18th May 2018 (Fri) - 6th June 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: 1816
 
  Way of the Roses          3   
19th May 2018 (Sat) - 22nd May 2018 : 4 days£290
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel  :  B&B  :  Luggage transfer
Coast to coast from Morecambe to Bridlington with overnight stops in Skipton and York. Cross beautiful, varied landscapes including the Lune Valley, Yorkshire Dales, Nidderdale and the Yorkshire Wolds using traffic-free paths, on-road cycle lanes, country lanes and quieter roads.
Leader: Lynn BlandRef: 1817
 
  Spain, El Comtat in Spring Self-guided          2+   3   
19th May 2018 (Sat) - 26th May 2018 : 8 days£450
Moderate + / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Land-only  :  Guesthouse  :  Half board
Ride deep into the Sierra Aitana, journey along an ancient trading route from the Mediterranean and through remote landscapes unchanged for centuries. Mostly hilly terrain with largely good quality roads and a change of scenery with every turn. Explore the ancient town of Cocentaina during the evenings.
Leader: Marjorie SouthRef: 1819
 
  Scotland, NE & Cairngorms          3   
2 places available
19th May 2018 (Sat) - 27th May 2018 : 9 days£450
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Hostel  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Start/finish Dundee. Cycle through Scotland's often overlooked north-east. Spectacular scenery, verdant countryside, quiet roads, a visit to Findhorn Ecovillage plus unforgettable climbs into the Cairngorm ski areas. See distilleries, red squirrels, very small towns and the north sea coast. Hotel, SYHA and private hostel accommodation.
Leader: Gary CumminsRef: 1818
 
  France, Dordogne Valley          2   
19th May 2018 (Sat) - 27th May 2018 : 9 days£950
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Cycle along country lanes in the lovely Dordogne Valley, Lot & Correze region. See castles, old half-timbered houses, limestone uplands, oak forests, redstone villages, old hilltop towns with narrow streets and breathtaking views, river valleys, old churches. Now includes a visit to the Gouffre de Padirac cave. 3-star hotel. Tandems welcome.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1820
 
  Italy, the stunning Dolomites          2+ 
19th May 2018 (Sat) - 2nd June 2018 : 15 days£1550
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
The Dolomites are indeed stunning, the pinkish hues of the unique rock formations visible from the high passes. Amazing rides with long climbs that ascend many of the most famous passes, then sweep down into the valleys. Visit the pretty ancient towns of Trento and Bolzano, ending up in the home of Prosecco. Fully supported tour so bring your lightweight bike. Start/finish in Treviso.
Leader: Greg Woodford Ref: 1813
 
  France, Manche to Med Supported          2+ 
Several places available including one for a female to share with another female
24th May 2018 (Thu) - 9th June 2018 : 17 days£1875
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest day  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Classic end to end ride from Caen to the Mediterranean, ferries out and back via Portsmouth, with the return through France on the high speed TGV train. Moderate pace, 45-120kmpd (average 75km). Rural route: Normandy, Loire, Limousin, Auvergne, Languedoc. WW2 sites, chateaux, medieval towns, spectacular lakes and gorges. Family hotels. Suitable for regular fit cyclists.
Leader: Paul & Maxine RogersRef: 1821
 
  Lancaster & the Lake District          2   
26th May 2018 (Sat) - 2nd June 2018 : 8 days£160
Moderate ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Starting at a campsite 3 miles from Carnforth Station and 7 miles north of Lancaster Station where all West Coast main line trains stop. Finishing at this campsite so cars can be left safely for the week. 2 days at Grange over Sands and 2 days at Kendal.
Leader: Brian P CurtisRef: 1823
 
  France, Rhone Alps & Jura          2   
26th May 2018 (Sat) - 24th June 2018 : 30 days£570
Moderate ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Coach  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
PLEASE NOTE: THE OUTWARD DATE IS ONE DAY LATER THAN THE DATE IN THE DECEMBER CYCLE. Two or four weeks cycle camping tour. Cycle north from Valence through the Rhone Alps (first two weeks) then into the Jura (second two weeks). Mixed terrain, hilly but not too steep. 3 nights at most campsites enables unladen loop rides. 55-70kmpd. Moderately fit cyclists carrying own gear. Bike Bus.
Leader: Pat & Mike StraussRef: 1822
 
  France, Auvergne          2+   3   
1st May 2018 (Tue) - 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   
1st May 2018 (Tue) - 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   
1st May 2018 (Tue) - 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   
1st May 2018 (Tue) - 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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