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

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  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  Tasmania          2   
Place for a female to share with another female
3rd February 2015 (Tue) - 24th February 2015 : 22 days£2300
Moderate ATOL   
Moving-on  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Breakfast  :  Carry own luggage
Cycle around Tasmania and see some of the most dramatic scenery and wildlife along with cosy little towns and villages. Visit Cradle Mountain National Park and see the wombats, wallabies, echidnas and kookaburras. See pelicans and penguins on the beautiful coastline and visit the Salamanca market in Hobart. Fly Manchester to Devonport.
Leader: Richard DugdaleRef: 1481
 
  New Zealand, South Island          2+ 
Please note: tour now starts 6 February 2015
6th February 2015 (Fri) - 1st March 2015 : 24 days£3250
Moderate + ATOL   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Air  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Heading south, visiting Queenstown and Doubtful Sound, then heading over to the west coast to cycle north past the spectacular snow covered Southern Alps. The final leg is over Arthur's Pass back to Christchurch. Fly Heathrow/Christchurch.
Leader: Peter CroftsRef: 1470
 

 
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