United Kingdom Holidays 
   24 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: 1564
  New Year in Hampshire          1     2   
29th December 2015 (Tue) - 1st January 2016 : 4 days£299
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
PLEASE NOTE: The Winchester tour has been replaced with this tour. Based at Southsea, on the waterfront, close to Old Portsmouth and the Historic Dockyard. Cycling each day using ferries, cycle paths and quiet lanes. Visit the old market town of Chichester, the Meon valley, Titchfield Haven, Porchester Castle and Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, D-day museum and Gunwharf quays.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1565
  Hampshire in Spring          2   
7th April 2016 (Thu) - 10th April 2016 : 4 days£195
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hostel  :  Half board
Join a group of like-minded cyclists for this extended long weekend based at the Privett Centre Independent Hostel in deepest rural Hampshire. The area is teeming with interesting destinations such as the Meon Valley, the ancient city of Winchester and the Watercress Steam railway.
Leader: Colin WardRef: 1602
  Wales, Aberystwyth MTB          3   
28th April 2016 (Thu) - 2nd May 2016 : 5 days£230
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Centre-based, Off-road  :  Hostel  :  Full board
A new location for this year, taking in the fabulous tracks and trails of West Wales. Based at a spacious private hostel near Aberystwyth on a full board basis. Some private accommodation available. Experienced leaders on hand to ensure you get the best from this wonderful area.
Leader: Paul RogersRef: 1605
  Derbyshire, Peak Trails          2+ 
Place for 1 female
29th April 2016 (Fri) - 3rd May 2016 : 5 days£220
Moderate + ABTOT   
Centre-based, Off-road  :  Hostel  :  Half board
The Peak District is the original and oldest National Park, divided into two by the gritstone dominated Dark Peak and the limestone dominated White Peak. Most of the time is spent in the White Peak, making best use of the network of old railway lines which are now converted into cycle paths, which form the backbone of the rides.
Leader: Richard HakesRef: 1606
  Scotland, Southern Hebrides          2+ 
Place for a female to share with another female
7th May 2016 (Sat) - 14th May 2016 : 8 days£370
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hostel  :  Some meals  :  Carry own luggage
Start/finish near Ardrossan and tour the Southern Hebrides including Islay and Jura. Moving around Dunoon and the Cowal peninsula mostly on rural roads with spectacular scenery. Lots of ferry crossings, mixed terrain and probably windy! Red squirrels, eagles and seals a possibility. Mainly rural hostels and hotels with some meals included.
Leader: Gary CumminsRef: 1609
  Lands End to John O'Groats        no places availableRef: 1614
  Scotland, Loch Lomond & Trossachs          2   
21st May 2016 (Sat) - 28th May 2016 : 8 days£620
Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Country House  :  Half board
Staying in Gartmore House near Aberfoyle in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, a landscape of lochs, glens and mountains. Visiting Inchmahome Priory on Lake of Menteith, Callandar, Loch Lomond by boat and Loch Katrine cycleway. 35-45mpd on quiet roads. Possible luggage transfer from Stirling or Balloch railway stations.
Leader: Pat & Ron HarrowRef: 1615
  Scotland, Outer Hebrides & St Kilda          3   
21st May 2016 (Sat) - 30th May 2016 : 10 days£785
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Ferry  :  Hotel  :  B&B  :  Carry own luggage
Meet at Oban for the ferry to Barra, then cycle and ferries to Lewis, Ullapool and Inverness with optional day trip to St Kilda (weather permitting). Beautiful scenery, stunning beaches and quiet roads on these sparsely populated islands. Hotels most nights but some hostels.
Leader: Martin JamiesonRef: 1617
  Edinburgh & the Scottish Borders          2   
28th May 2016 (Sat) - 4th June 2016 : 8 days£160
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
south to the heart of the Scottish Borders before heading to Carlisle where the tour ends. The start and finish have excellent train links.
Leader: Brian P CurtisRef: 1619
  Ironbridge & the Black Country          1   
4th June 2016 (Sat) - 11th June 2016 : 8 days£475
Easy ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Hotel  :  Some meals  :  Luggage transfer
A tour designed to showcase the quiet country lanes of the Black Country whilst giving the opportunity to experience the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, the birthplace of industry that is now frozen in the wonderful Ironbridge Museums. Staying in two good quality hotels, 4 nights half board, 3 nights B&B. 25-40mpd with rest days.
Leader: Brian P CurtisRef: 1621
  Yorkshire Dales           3   
11th June 2016 (Sat) - 19th June 2016 : 9 days£155
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
A loop tour of arguably Britainís most beautiful cycling landscape, starting and finishing at a campsite outside Skipton. As camping gear has to be carried daily distances are modest (30-35mpd) plus there are some big hills, although the views from the top are worth it!
Leader: Matthew WrightRef: 1623
  Scottish Borders          2     3   
2nd July 2016 (Sat) - 9th July 2016 : 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: 1631
  Lands End to John O'Groats          3+ 
2nd July 2016 (Sat) - 20th July 2016 : 19 days£1995
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: 1632
  Scotland, Dumfries & Galloway          2+ 
9th July 2016 (Sat) - 17th July 2016 : 9 days£650
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
Start/finish at Locherbie. Taking in parts of Dumfries & Galloway and the Borders. Cycle past inland lochs, over highland moors, through woodland scenery and by the coast. See Castles, Mill towns and Lead mining areas. Up to 50mpd, staying in a variety of accommodation.
Leader: Mike & Liz JukesRef: 1636
  Isle of Man        no places availableRef: 1637
  Cornwall from Top to Toe          2+ 
23rd July 2016 (Sat) - 30th July 2016 : 8 days£180
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Tour the West Country from Barnstaple to Penzance with realistic moving-on day distances and two luggage-free day-rides. Cycle alongside estuaries, over Bodmin Moor and around Mount's Bay on quiet roads and cycle paths. All campsites have conventional facilities and some allow camp-fires.
Leader: Colin WardRef: 1638
  Wales, Gower Peninsula           2+ 
6th August 2016 (Sat) - 14th August 2016 : 9 days£155
Moderate + ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Start/finish at a campsite just outside Fishguard. Circular ride of this most stunning landscape (the first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). Some sharp hills but a moderate pace.
Leader: Matthew WrightRef: 1641
  London & the River Thames          1   
18th August 2016 (Thu) - 24th August 2016 : 7 days£470
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: 1643
  Lands End to John O'Groats        no places availableRef: 1646
  West Highland Way & Scotland Coast 2 Coast          3+ 
22nd September 2016 (Thu) - 1st October 2016 : 10 days£820
Enthusiast + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Off-road  :  Guesthouse  :  B&B   :  Luggage transfer
An opportunity to take on two big off-road adventures in Scotland. Ride the West Highland Way from Glasgow to Fort William, followed by a stunning coast to coast challenge, finishing in Montrose. Hotels & guest houses; lunches included.
Leader: Paul RogersRef: 1657
  Wiltshire in Autumn          1+   2+ 
29th September 2016 (Thu) - 3rd October 2016 : 5 days£360
Easy + / Moderate + ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
PLEASE NOTE: This is now the Cotswolds tour that is advertised in the December Cycle. An early autumn long weekend of pedalling, based at a comfortable hotel in Chippenham. Led rides, at two different speeds and distances daily, will explore the attractive lanes and places of special interest in the area, including Lacock Abbey, Avebury and the southern Cotswolds.
Leader: Mark WatersRef: 1659
  Christmas in York          1     2   
24th December 2016 (Sat) - 27th December 2016 : 4 days£295
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
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 50mpd (short cuts available) on Christmas and Boxing Days, plus led walks. B&B plus superb Christmas lunch and Boxing Day dinner.
Leader: Sheila SimpsonRef: 1664
  New Year in Winchester          1     2   
29th December 2016 (Thu) - 1st January 2017 : 4 days£299
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Explore the area around Winchester, cycling on quiet lanes through chocolate box villages and river valleys. Visit The Watercress Line steam railway, Lasham WW2 airfield, Southwick where the D-Day landings were planned, Southwick brewery, Stockbridge a typical Hampshire village & Overton home to the paper money mill. Choice of 2 rides each day, 4-star hotel.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1665

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