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Cycling holidays in the UK

Cycling Holidays in the UK

If you are looking for a cycling holiday in the UK, then you’ve come to the right place. Our award winning cycling holidays are fully supported with excellent accommodation, luggage transported, detailed route guides and a full back up service.  This area of the UK offers some of the best cycling holidays in Europe, river valleys cutting through spectacular hills, dominated by ruined castles...and best of all...hardly any cars. Hope to see you soon.

Cycling holidays in Herefordshire
Cycling holidays in Wales
Cycling to Croft Castle and gardens
Cycling holidays in Shropshire
Cycling and canoeing holidays on the river Wye
Electric bikes for cycling holidays
UK Cycling holiday map

Choose a Perfect Cycling Holiday Destination

All our cycling holidays start from our base at Petchfield Farm in the Teme valley, just outside the historic town of Ludlow. Choose cycling holidays in Shropshire and world famous Ironbridge Gorge. Cycling holidays in Herefordshire and the Wye Valley. Cycling holidays in Wales, including Lon Las Cymru (Welsh National Cycle Route) and Brecon Beacons. We also offer walking holidays along the Mortimer Trail, Wild Edric's Way

 

Start when you like: You can start your holiday any day you like. The holiday price includes:

  • All accommodation - with a choice of guesthouse accommodation or small hotels and country inns. 

  • All your luggage transported between each night’s accommodation.

  • Quality bikes and equipment (pannier, lock, gel seat cover, etc).

  • Unique detailed route guides and Ordnance Survey maps.

  • Holiday information pack about the area and events during your stay.

  • Full back up service for any emergencies.

  • Safe and secure parking at Petchfield Farm.

  • Our award winning service, and over 30 years experience.

Easy Cycling Holidays 15-25 miles per day

These holidays involve an easy cycle ride each day (15 - 25 miles), following quiet country lanes.  If you are not too sure how far you can cycle, try one of our electric bikes. Go to Easy Cycling Holidays

Moderate Cycling Holidays 20-35 miles per day

These cycling holidays have an average mileage per day of 20 - 35 miles, giving you plenty of time to enjoy the cycling and plenty of stops to admire the view, picnic or lunch in a country inn.  There are lots of places of interest to visit, from medieval villages, to historic churches and castles.  On the week long tours, there is usually one more challenging day in the middle of the tour with a cycle ride of 35 - 40 miles, and this is often the day that cyclists enjoy the most - great views and a real sense of achievement. Go to Moderate Cycling Holidays

Challenging Cycling Holidays in England and Wales 

Choose from any "cycle challenge" for a fantastic cycling holiday. All about 40 - 60 miles per day. The price Includes all accommodation, detailed route guides, luggage transfers, emergency back up, quality bikes and equipment. Discounts if you bring your own bike. Ideal cycle tours for groups looking for a challenge. Go to Challenge Cycling Holidays

Elan Valley Dams

Heritage and Gardens Cycling Holidays

Cycling holidays in the English Welsh borders will find lots of castles and fortifications everywhere... in fact there's more here than any other part of the UK. Herefordshire is a key destination for Garden lovers, Croft, Berrington, Westonbury, Hergest, all feature on our Gardens tour.  And don't forget, Shropshire has the UNESCO World Heritage  site -  "Ironbridge Gorge", celebrating the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Go to Heritage and Gardens Cycling Holidays

Country Hotel Cycling Holidays

There are some wonderful places to stay in the English Welsh borders.  These cycling holidays stay in country hotels and historic coaching inns.  Completely different in character, one with Michelin awards, two with fantastic gardens and all with very grand comfortable interiors.  None are stuffy and all are very relaxing and friendly. Go to Country Hotel Cycling holidays

Gourmet Cycle Tours

Country Hotels in Herefordshire

Fabulous food wherever you go on your cycling holiday in the English Welsh borders.  This is a farming area - proud of its local produce, and all our local cafes, inns and restaurants are keen to showcase local ingredients.  The results are spectacular - there are Michelin starred chefs, food festivals and good food all around. Go to Gourmet Cycle Tours 

Family Cycling Holidays

These family cycling holidays involve an easy cycle ride each day (15-20 miles) and plenty of time for all the other things you want to do - picnics, castles, pub lunches, afternoon teas... and generally having a very relaxed time with everything looked after... but at the same time you’re on an adventure! If you have children and want a very easy cycle tour with lots of interest - these are good ones to try. Go to Family Cycling Holidays

Cycle Tours for Groups of Friends

Here is a selection of cycle tours suitable for groups.  If you have a special requirements, just let us know and we can incorporate it into your itinerary; we can add (or take away) days​ or combine tours.    Larger groups will always need to use our Hotel/inn accommodation. Go to Group Cycle Tours

Cycling and Canoeing Holidays

These are action packed holidays, combining two great summer activities, cycling and canoeing.  Our canoe venue is the magical River Wye, with a fantastic landscape & wildlife and just the right level of exciting rapids, gentle paddling and the chance to stop at Hay on Wye for lunch. Go to Cycling and Canoeing Holidays

Electric Bikes on Cycling Holidays

Guaranteed to add a smile to your face when cycling.  Electric bikes are easy to use, and make light work of any hills you may come across.  They are ideal if you are worried about how far you can cycle, or if you need to keep up with a faster cyclist in your group!  We have a very good range of e-bikes to fit most sizes, from 4'11" (150 cm) to 6'2" (188 cm). Most e-bikes have a dropped frame, to suit both male and female riders, making it easier to get on and off, if you are not so flexible! Go to Electric Bikes

e-bike front hub

How our cycling Holidays work

Once you've dropped your car off at our base, or travel by train to Ludlow. We do the rest...luggage is transported, bikes are sorted, (you can even bring your own bikes and we will still rescue you). Your accommodation will be ready for you. Evening meals are a treat with this area known for its excellent food and very local produce. Just relax and pedal away. How to book, and all the other information you need is on our  "frequently asked questions" page. Go to FAQ's.