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: 1467
  New Year in Hampshire        no places availableRef: 1468
  New Year in Winchester        no places availableRef: 1485
 
  Etape du Dales          3   
27th March 2015 (Fri) - 30th March 2015 : 4 days£160
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: 1486
 
  Easter, Vale of Pewsey & Marlborough Downs          1     2   
3rd April 2015 (Fri) - 6th April 2015 : 4 days£299
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Staying at a 3-star hotel in Hungerford. Exploring the Vale of Pewsey with its chocolate box villages, the Marlborough Downs and Savernake Forest and the old market town of Marlborough. Good views over the surrounding area from the downs. Choice of 2 rides each day. Tandems welcome.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1501
 
  Hampshire in Spring          2   
9th April 2015 (Thu) - 12th April 2015 : 4 days£170
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: 1502
 
  North York Moors          3   
24th April 2015 (Fri) - 27th April 2015 : 4 days£180
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Multi-centre  :  Hostel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Explore the North York Moors from Helmsley in the south to the seaside town of Whitby and back. Beautiful moorland scenery, a night on the coast and a couple of classic climbs including the infamous Rosedale Chimney.
Leader: Lynn BlandRef: 1506
 
  Scotland, Western Isles        no places availableRef: 1511
 
  Lake District, Fred Whitton Challenge          3   
15th May 2015 (Fri) - 18th May 2015 : 4 days£180
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hostel  :  Half board  :  Luggage transfer
Ride the route of the classic Lake District Sportive over two days. Starting in Coniston, the first day takes in the eastern area to Keswick for an overnight stay. Day two continues over the western side and over the classic climbs of Hardknott and Wynrose Pass.
Leader: Richard HakesRef: 1504
 
  Land's End to John O'Groats          3+ 
This tour is being repeated in September
18th May 2015 (Mon) - 5th June 2015 : 19 days£1895
Enthusiast + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest day  :  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: 1514
 
  Scotland & the Lake District          2   
23rd May 2015 (Sat) - 30th May 2015 : 8 days£150
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Starting at a campsite just outside Dumfries with 3 days of circular rides at the KM Rally before heading south on Sustrans Route 7 via Carlisle into the Eden Valley and on to Lancaster via Kendal. Good train service to Dumfries/from Lancaster.
Leader: Brian P CurtisRef: 1517
 
  The Bolton Wanderer (Away Leg)          2+ 
23rd May 2015 (Sat) - 31st May 2015 : 9 days£590
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Hotel  :  Half board  :  Carry own luggage
In Britain over 80 places have Bolton in their name. This tour meanders through North-East England and South-East Scotland, linking together as many as possible. The route traverses the Vale of York, the Yorkshire Dales, the Cheviot fringes and the Lammermuirs. Hotel/inn accommodation. Start Sheffield, finish Dunbar. 45-55mpd.
Leader: Tony GoreRef: 1516
 
  Scotland, Outer Hebrides          3   
Place for 1 female
29th May 2015 (Fri) - 8th June 2015 : 11 days£430
Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Accommodation varies  :  Some meals  :  Carry own luggage
Start/finish in Oban and tour most of the the Western Isles archepalago. Visit Barra then move north through the Uists, Harris and Lewis. Two two-night stops, including nights in a traditional ‘blackhouse’, enabling plenty of sightseeing. The terrain is suitable for most fit and experienced cycle-tourists.
Leader: Gary CumminsRef: 1521
 
  Yorkshire Dales           2+ 
6th June 2015 (Sat) - 13th June 2015 : 8 days£170
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Start/finish at a campsite near Settle, then roughly following the old West Yorkshire Cycleway route, which traces the boundary of the original West Yorkshire county. 25/35mpd with some very steep hills.
Leader: Matthew WrightRef: 1523
 
  Yorkshire Grand Depart revisité          2+   3   
26th June 2015 (Fri) - 3rd July 2015 : 8 days£565
Moderate + / Enthusiast ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  Guesthouse  :  B&B  :  Luggage transfer
The Grand Départ Yorkshire was a stunning success. Ride some of the famous Tour de France route and experience the splendour of this county. Tackle the now famous climbs, ride through pretty villages and meander through stunning valleys. Take in magnificent cathedrals, relax in a spa town and see two UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Leader: Mike CareyRef: 1531
 
  Scottish Borders          2     3   
4th July 2015 (Sat) - 11th July 2015 : 8 days£495
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: 1534
 
  Ireland, North & South        no places availableRef: 1535
 
  Devon & Cornwall          2+ 
25th July 2015 (Sat) - 1st August 2015 : 8 days£130
Moderate + ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Explore the west country from Barnstable to Golant, camping at Bideford, Bude and Bodmin Moor. Cycling alongside estuaries and across Bodmin Moor on quiet country roads and cycle paths. Camping at sites which encourage open fires. Short moving-on days and luggage-free day rides will make tackling the hills of Devon and Cornwall as painless as possible.
Leader: Colin WardRef: 1540
 
   London Plus          1   
13th August 2015 (Thu) - 18th August 2015 : 6 days£394
Easy ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
See the sights of London, The River Thames and the World heritage site at Greenwich. Four led rides up to 35 miles each, with train,boat and cable car assistance, mostly on flat and undemanding terrain. Be part of London on your bike. A real adventure.
Leader: Bernie CurtisRef: 1544
 
  Scenic Suffolk           2   
15th August 2015 (Sat) - 22nd August 2015 : 8 days£160
Moderate ABTOT   
Moving-on, Rest days  :  Camping  :  Self catering  :  Carry own luggage
Explore the varied landscape of Suffolk, from the undulating and picturesque Constable country along the River Stour to the atmospheric coastline around Aldeburgh. Moving-on every other day. Staying at cosy campsites. With gentle terrain and distances of 30-40mpd, this is a tour for sightseers rather than racers.
Leader: Matthew WrightRef: 1545
 
  Mid-Wales MTB          3+ 
4th September 2015 (Fri) - 6th September 2015 : 3 days£160
Enthusiast + ABTOT   
Centre-based, Off-road  :  Guesthouse  :  Full board
A weekend of mountain biking on the natural tracks around the Elan valley in mid-Wales. The Elan valley is often called “The Welsh Lake District”, with its stunning series of dams surrounded by moors and mountains. Guesthouse accommodation and all meals included.
Leader: Paul RogersRef: 1571
 
  Land's End to John O'Groats          3+ 
5th September 2015 (Sat) - 23rd September 2015 : 19 days£1895
Enthusiast + ABTOT   
Moving-on  :  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: 1549
 
  Christmas in York          1     2   
24th December 2015 (Thu) - 27th December 2015 : 4 days£273
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: 1564
 
  New Year in Winchester          1     2   
29th December 2015 (Tue) - 1st January 2016 : 4 days£299
Easy / Moderate ABTOT   
Centre-based  :  Hotel  :  Half board
Explore the area around Winchester the ancient capital of Wessex, cycling on quiet lanes through chocolate box villages and river valleys. Visiting old market towns, the South Downs National Park, Romany church in the woods, the Meon Valley and its villages. Photo opportunities, choice of 2 rides each day, tandems welcome. 4-star hotel.
Leader: Pam & Dave PilbeamRef: 1565
 

 
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