United Kingdom Holidays 
   23 listed, in date order with guided Tours first. Click on any title for further information.

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  Christmas in York        no places availableRef: 1664
  New Year in Winchester        no places availableRef: 1665
 
  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
 
  North Wales MTB          2+   3+ 
27th April 2017 (Thu) - 1st May 2017 : 5 days£195
Moderate + / Enthusiast + ABTOT   
Centre-based, Off-road  :  Hostel  :  B&B
Four days of mountain biking based in the Conwy Valley. Mountain scenery and epic trail riding, with the emphasis on having a sociable few days away. Suitable for all who have a reasonable level of fitness, with leaders on hand to guide you on world-class off-road tracks.
Leader: Paul RogersRef: 1705
 
  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
 
  Derbyshire, Peak Trails        no places availableRef: 1706
 
  London, Essex & the River Thames          1   
11th May 2017 (Thu) - 15th May 2017 : 5 days£320
Easy ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
See the sights of London on a train assisted ride, Essex villages and the River Thames. Rides of up to 35mpd approx. on mostly flat terrain. A long weekend of fun for anyone who can ride a bike. Non cycling partners welcome.
Leader: Bernie CurtisRef: 1709
 
  Lands End to John O'Groats           3+ 
12th May 2017 (Fri) - 31st May 2017 : 20 days£2140
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: 1711
 
  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
 
  Scotland, West Coast & Islands          3   
Place for a female
13th May 2017 (Sat) - 22nd May 2017 : 10 days£370
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hostel  :  Some meals  :  Carry own luggage
The classic tour. Arran, Mull, Iona and more, and a chance to visit the most westerly point of mainland Britain. 45-65mpd but averaging about 50-55, mostly on quiet roads all with spectacular scenery. 5 ferry crossings. Red squirrels, eagles and deer a possibility. A mixture of hotel, SYHA and good private hostels.
Leader: Gary CumminsRef: 1715
 
  Way of the Roses        no places availableRef: 1721
  Scotland, Inner Hebrides & Treshnish Isles        no places availableRef: 1716
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  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
 
  Isle of Man        no places availableRef: 1733
 
  London & the River Thames          1   
17th August 2017 (Thu) - 23rd August 2017 : 7 days£495
Easy ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Train, boat and cable car assisted to see the sights of London, and the River Thames from London to where it meets the sea. Great fun for anyone who can ride a bike. Ride through lovely parks and along paved canal towpaths and Greenways to avoid the traffic.
Leader: Bernie CurtisRef: 1738
 
  Lands End to John O'Groats           3+ 
1st September 2017 (Fri) - 20th September 2017 : 20 days£2140
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: 1743
 
  South Wiltshire in Autumn          2   
28th September 2017 (Thu) - 2nd October 2017 : 5 days£380
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Based at a small family run country inn just outside Salisbury. Enjoy four days relaxed cycling, exploring the local area. Lovely countryside in every direction with attractive towns, villages and river valleys; chance to explore Salisbury with its amazing cathedral and Old Sarum Iron Age Fort.
Leader: Mark WatersRef: 1755
 
  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
 
  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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