Short Breaks
4 days or less.    5 listed, in date order. Click on any title for further information.

We invite you to try some of our touring tasters. -
These ten short breaks will give you the flavour of the many pleasures of leisure cycling.
All take place at a fixed-centre with optional rides each day. Choose from budget weekends under canvas or in hostels, well-appointed chalets, a real fort or 2 and 3-star hotels, in some of the most delightful scenery that Britain has to offer.

  Etape du Dales          3   
31st March 2017 (Fri) - 3rd April 2017 : 4 days£180
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hostel  :  Some meals
Staying at Hawes Youth Hostel in Wensleydale. Cycling the route of the classic Etape du Dales cyclosportive, a hilly 175 kilometres with 3500 metres of climbing over 2 days. Challenging rides rewarded with stunning scenery and great cafes.
Leader: Lynn BlandRef: 1674
 
  Shropshire for Families          1   
28th April 2017 (Fri) - 1st May 2017 : 4 days£98-146 per family
Easy ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Camping  :  Self catering
Based at a family-orientated campsite. Very relaxed pace, average 33mpd, with plenty of tea stops. Eleventh year of this very popular format. Families with children only please.
Leader: Neil WheadonRef: 1703
 
  Way of the Roses        no places availableRef: 1721
 
  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          1     2   
This tour is no longer going ahead
29th December 2017 (Fri) - 1st January 2018 : 4 days£325
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Based at the 4-star Holiday Inn (formerly The Hilton) situated just outside Portsmouth. 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: 1761
 

 
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