Holidays
54 listed, in date order. Click on any title for further information.

  Easter/Tulip time in Holland, Cycle & Cruise        no places availableRef: 1702
  Italy, Sicily volcanoes & ancient sites        no places availableRef: 1704
  North Wales MTB        no places availableRef: 1705
  Derbyshire, Peak Trails        no places availableRef: 1706
  France, Manche to Med        no places availableRef: 1707
 
  Spain, Spring in El Comtat Self-guided          2+   3   
6th May 2017 (Sat) - 13th May 2017 : 8 days£430
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: 1708
 
  France, Montpellier to Mont Ventoux        no places availableRef: 1710
 
  Spain, Spring in El Comtat Self-guided          2+   3   
13th May 2017 (Sat) - 20th May 2017 : 8 days£430
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: 1712
 
  France, the Alsace Wine Route in Spring        no places availableRef: 1713
 
  Scotland, Kelso & the Borders          2   
THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL BUT IT IS BEING REPEATED 7-14 OCTOBER. SEE TOUR 1771
13th May 2017 (Sat) - 20th May 2017 : 8 days£532
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Kelso is a fantastic hub for cycling in the Scottish Borders with the 4 Abbeys Cycleway, Tweed Cycle route, Borderloop, Coast and Castles and local routes all passing through. Based at the Cross Keys Hotel situated in the heart of Kelso's French-style cobbled square.
Leader: Pat & Ron HarrowRef: 1714
 
  Albania        no places availableRef: 1717
 
  Edinburgh & the Scottish Borders          2+ 
27th May 2017 (Sat) - 3rd June 2017 : 8 days£160
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Starting in Edinburgh and moving into the Borders before finishing in East Lothian, less than 20 miles from Edinburgh. Cross the Forth Road Bridge and view the new bridge and the famous rail bridge, visit the Abbey towns in the Borders and travel through East Lothian, famous for its golf courses and fine agricultural heritage. Excellent train links to/from Edinburgh.
Leader: Brian P CurtisRef: 1718
 
  France, Manche to Med Supported        no places availableRef: 1719
 
  Ironbridge, South Staffs & the Black Country          2   
3rd June 2017 (Sat) - 10th June 2017 : 8 days£520
Moderate ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
A two-centre hotel based tour. Experience the quiet lanes and rural scenery of South Staffs. Visit the World Heritage site at Ironbridge, the cradle of the Industrial Revolution that spread from here across the world. This tour really does take you to the very heart of England.
Leader: Brian P CurtisRef: 1723
 
  Norway, Lofoten Islands        no places availableRef: 1724
  France, Provence & Vercors        no places availableRef: 1725
  Holland, the Historical East Cycle & Cruise        no places availableRef: 1726
  France, Haute Provence        no places availableRef: 1727
 
  Devon & Dorset Coast          2   
24th June 2017 (Sat) - 1st July 2017 : 8 days£180
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Ride beside the River Exe before visiting Budleigh Salterton, Sidmouth and Seaton on the Devon Coast followed by Dorset's Eype Beach, Poole Harbour and Christchurch. Follow quiet roads and cycle paths with shorter distances planned on the days when there are more challenging hills to climb.
Leader: Colin WardRef: 1729
 
  Bulgaria, Central Balkan Mountains        no places availableRef: 1730
 
  Scottish Borders          2     3   
1st July 2017 (Sat) - 8th July 2017 : 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: 1731
 
  Germany, Bavaria, The Franconian Vineyards        no places availableRef: 1732
 
  France, Normandy, The Calvados Coast          1     2   
2nd July 2017 (Sun) - 8th July 2017 : 7 days£699
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Exploring the area between Caen and Le Havre. Cycling along the Calvados coast, visiting the lovely old harbour town of Honfleur, the cheese towns of Pont l'Eveque and Lisieux, the mediaeval village of Crevecoeur and Cambremer to taste the Calvados together with apple tarts and cheeses from the region.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1770
 
  Isle of Man        no places availableRef: 1733
 
  Belgium, WW1 Battlefields           1     2   
7th August 2017 (Mon) - 11th August 2017 : 5 days£499
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Cycling around the Ypres Salient area, visiting the sites of Passendale, Tyne Cot, Hill 62 trenches, Essex farm, Langmark German cemetery (visited by Harry Patch), Messines Ridge, Irish Peace Park, the site of the Christmas truce where a football game was played and the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial. Easy pace.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1736
 
  France/Holland, North Sea Cycle Route          2+ 
13th August 2017 (Sun) - 25th August 2017 : 13 days£290
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Land-only  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
An unsupported camping tour using the North Sea Cycle Route (LF1). Cycle from Guines 10km south of Calais through Belgium to Amsterdam in Holland. Two-night stays at 4 campsites allows for cycling without luggage or rest days. The terrain will range from flat-lands and river valleys to rolling hills.
Leader: Fleur WoolleyRef: 1737
 
  N Holland & Texel Island, Cycle & Cruise        no places availableRef: 1739
  Spain, Rioja        no places availableRef: 1742
 
  Italy, Central Sardinia          2   
2nd September 2017 (Sat) - 16th September 2017 : 15 days£1275
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Visit the wild coastal and mountainous regions of Sardinia. See ancient ruins, towering mountains cloaked in ancient forest and visit a turquoise sea, one of the cleanest in the med. Experience a pastoral way of life still practised in Sardinia. Moving-on through rugged terrain and some rugged but incredibly picturesque roads. Good hotels and agriturismi compliment this adventure.
Leader: Greg Woodford & Claire HineRef: 1756
 
  South Wales MTB weekend          2+ 
8th September 2017 (Fri) - 10th September 2017 : 3 days£150
Moderate + ABTOT   
Centre-based, Off-road  :  Hotel  :  B&B
Based at a 3-star spa hotel outside Swansea with pool, jacuzzi and sauna. A chance to get away and immerse yourself in some of Wales’ best cross-country off-road riding. A warm-up afternoon at Afan leads to two full-day rides, either at Brechfa and Afan or on one of many superb cross-country routes near Swansea.
Leader: Matthew WrightRef: 1773
 
  France, Loire Valley          2   
9th September 2017 (Sat) - 16th September 2017 : 8 days£889
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Based in the old walled town of Loches with its tower and keep. Some new routes and chateau visits. Cycle through forests, medieval towns and villages, river valleys, visiting chateaux and castles on the way. Coffee stops, interesting places to visit. Tandems welcome, easy pace. 65-75kmpd.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1748
 
  Spain, El Comtat Self-guided          2+   3   
9th September 2017 (Sat) - 16th September 2017 : 8 days£440
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: 1749
 
  Spain, El Comtat Self-guided          2+   3   
16th September 2017 (Sat) - 23rd September 2017 : 8 days£440
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: 1752
 
  South Africa, Cape Town & the Winelands          2   
Place for a male to share with another male
16th September 2017 (Sat) - 2nd October 2017 : 17 days£2585
Moderate ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Support vehicle
Spectacular coastal scenery of the Cape and wonderful riding in the hills and vineyards of the interior, plus the vibrant towns of Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Franshhoek. Average 70kmpd on good roads. Lovely, comfortable hotels. Opportunities for wine tasting and whale watching. Fly London Heathrow/Cape Town.
Leader: Mike DiederichRef: 1753
 
  France, Cathare Castles          2   
1 place for a male to share and 1 for a couple or a single male or female
22nd September 2017 (Fri) - 1st October 2017 : 10 days£1095
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest Days  :  Coach  :  Hotel  :  Some meals  :  Carry own luggage
Leisurely tour in and around the Corbieres, the western Mediterranean hinterland, in late summer. Opportunity to explore Carcassonne's fortified city and many spectacular ruined chateaux including Queribus and Peyrepertuse. The route includes rolling vineyards and superb limestone gorges.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1754
 
  South Wiltshire in Autumn        no places availableRef: 1755
 
  Spain, Mallorca          2+ 
2nd October 2017 (Mon) - 12th October 2017 : 11 days£650
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  B&B  :  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: 1757
 
  Germany, Moselle/Saar Valley, Cycle & Cruise        no places availableRef: 1758
 
  Scotland, Kelso & the Borders          2   
7th October 2017 (Sat) - 14th October 2017 : 8 days£532
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Kelso is a fantastic hub for cycling in the Scottish Borders with the 4 Abbeys Cycleway, Tweed Cycle route, Borderloop, Coast and Castles and local routes all passing through. Based at the Cross Keys Hotel situated in the heart of Kelso's French-style cobbled square.
Leader: Pat & Ron HarrowRef: 1771
 
  India, Rajasthan        no places availableRef: 1759
 
  Christmas in York          1     2   
24th December 2017 (Sun) - 27th December 2017 : 4 days£320
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: 1760
 
  New Year in Hampshire        no places availableRef: 1761
 
  Cambodia          2+ 
11th January 2018 (Thu) - 27th January 2018 : 17 days£2,300
Moderate + ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  B&B  :  Full vehicle support
Cycle around the breathtaking temples at Angkor. Visit the sights in Phnom Penh. Head south to Kampot and past deserted palm lined beaches and tropical islands to Sihanoukville. Meet the amazingly friendly Khmer people. 20-105kmpd, ave. 69km. Fly London Heathrow or Manchester to Singapore/Siem Reap.
Leader: Richard DugdaleRef: 1763
 
  Myanmar        no places availableRef: 1764
 
  Thailand          2     3   
20th January 2018 (Sat) - 4th February 2018 : 16 days£2165
Moderate / Enthusiast ATOL   
Multi-centre  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Experience Bangkok then have fun getting off the beaten track and beyond the big resorts. Discover tropical forests and tiny islands with golden beaches and friendly people. Explore the ancient ruined temples of Arruthaya. Lots of rest days, swimming, snorkelling. Suitable for anyone with a sense of adventure. Fly London Heathrow/Bangkok.
Leader: Chris EllisonRef: 1762
 
  India, South Kerala & Tamil Nadu          2   
1st February 2018 (Thu) - 18th February 2018 : 18 days£2650
Moderate ATOL   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
A tropical paradise. Warmth and sunshine, palm fringed beaches, tea, coffee and spice plantations, friendly people and superb South Indian cuisine. Witness sunset from Cape Cormorin. Cruise the fabulous inland waterways on converted rice barges. Visit Cochin’s antique and spice warehouses. Fly London Heathrow or Manchester to Trivandrum, returning from Cochin.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1765
 
  Sri Lanka        Holiday full, but please enquire ...   2   
10th February 2018 (Sat) - 28th February 2018 : 19 days£2100
Moderate ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Full vehicle support
Definately Elephants, possibly Leopards and glorious bird life with a sprinkling of historical places. A new route visiting the eastern side, taking in 3 National parks, Yala West, Wasgomuwa and Sinharaja along with iconic ancient sites, Anuradhapura and Veddah villages. 63kmpd ave. Fly London Heathrow/Colombo.
Leader: Neil WheadonRef: 1767
 
  Spain, Canary Island Hopping          2+ 
Coming soon - please email the leader for further details
17th March 2018 (Sat) - 29th March 2018 : 13 days£1100
Moderate + ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Land-only  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
PROVISIONAL DATES. Explore three contrasting Canary Islands (Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura), using ferries to hop between them. Marvel at varied volcanic landscapes, with craters, conical peaks and barren lava fields, rugged coasts and sandy beaches. 6 days unladen, 6 moving on, mostly in small/medium hotels. 45-95kmpd.
Leader: Tony GoreRef: 1769
 
  France, The Causses          2     3   
1st May 2017 (Mon) - 31st October 2017 : £970
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: 17s4
 
  France, Vivarais to Causses          2     3   
1st May 2017 (Mon) - 31st October 2017 : £970
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: 17s5
 
  France, Auvergne          2+   3   
15th May 2017 (Mon) - 30th September 2017 : £970
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: 17s2
 

 
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