We invite you to try some of our touring tasters.
4 days or less.
6 listed, in date order. Click on any title for further information.
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 |
|2 places available|
|20th April 2018 (Fri) - 23rd April 2018 : 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 Bland||Ref: 1803|
| || ||Wales, Conwy || 2 |
|4th May 2018 (Fri) - 7th May 2018 : 4 days||£180|
|Moderate ||ABTOT |
|Centre-based : Hostel : B&B|
|Based at Conwy in North Wales, with rides on the adjacent North Coast and into Snowdonia. 2 day long rides with a shorter ride on the last day. Using the North Coast cycle path and the quieter roads of Snowdonia where possible.|
|Leader: Richard Hakes||Ref: 1805|
| || ||South Wales, Introduction to off-road trails || 1+ 2 |
|4th May 2018 (Fri) - 7th May 2018 : 4 days||£195|
|Easy + / Moderate ||ABTOT |
|Centre-based, Off -road : Hotel : B&B|
|Ever wanted to try off-road biking but not sure where to start? Based at a hotel in Swansea, explore miles of local trails, forest tracks, canal paths and more, with almost no interaction with traffic! Hotel B&B with one evening meal included.|
|Leader: Paul & Maxine Rogers||Ref: 1806|
| || ||Mid-Wales MTB || 3+ |
|5th July 2018 (Thu) - 8th July 2018 : 4 days||£210|
|Enthusiast + ||ABTOT |
|Centre-based, Off-road : Guesthouse : Some meals|
|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 with breakfast and 2 evening meals included.|
|Leader: Paul Rogers||Ref: 1836|
| || ||Christmas in York || 1 2 |
|24th December 2018 (Mon) - 27th December 2018 : 4 days||£325|
|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 Simpson||Ref: 1866|
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