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200 MILE CHARITY CHALLENGE 2017 APRIL 27th - MAY 1st 'BOUDICCA CHALLENGE'- PLACES STILL AVAILBLE - A GREAT WAY TO RAISE MONEY FOR A LOCAL CHARITY OR A FANTASTIC CHALLANGE FOR FRIENDS OR COLLEAGUES. 4 DAYS/200 MILES ON NORFOLK'S QUIETEST LANES AND BEAUTIFUL CYCLE ROUTES. GREAT HOTELS AND FULL SUPPORT £439
2016/17 Prices and Tour Information
PLEASE NOTE :
All prices include ALL essential equipment - ***NO HIDDEN EXTRAS FOR ADULTS OR CHILDREN***
Included: Very comfortable en-suite accommodation, Full english breakfasts, Welcome briefing, Luggage transfer, Adult Bikes, Child seats/bikes etc, Helmets, High Vis Bands, Maintenance Kit, Detailed maps & notes, Bike breakdown service, Double Panniers on 'Pannier Tours', A single Pannier on 'Standard Tours'.
*Collection form Diss Station included on Broads & 4 Rivers, Suffolk Secrets, Aldeburgh & Elegance & Suffolk Coastal Quest holidays. Collection/Return from Kings Lynn and other Stations can be arranged at minimum cost.
Walking Tours inculde detailed maps and notes but do not include bikes or cycling equipment !
Credit Card Bookings are subject to a 2% surcharge to cover Bank charges.
Longer or Shorter Tours:-
Most tours have the option to add extra nights or drop a night - In this way you can choose the pace that suits you best!
JUST CALL US FOR OPTIONS AND PRICES : 01379 644 818.
No single supplement is charged for the 3rd, 5th or 7th traveller when 2, 4 or 6 adults are occupying twin or double rooms
Older children travelling with 2 parents may be able to upgrade to their own room. In this case a 40% discount from Adult prices will apply. (Based on 2 sharing)
Please call us for prices for Solo Travellers, Single Parent Family Groups & Families with 3 or more children. (Own bike discounts do not apply to 'special offer' holidays).
Child prices are based on a max of 2 children (U 16) sharing a room with 2 parents (Subject to family room availability)
We will supply the most approprite cycling equipment for children after consulting parents. However we often find the best option for most children up to about 12 years of age is for you to bring their own bikes from home.
(Children are usually happier on a bike they're familiar with, but it's essential YOU check that everything on the bike is safe and in good working order)
Our Child Equiment includes:-
Child Seats - suitable for children up to 5 years max
Burley style child trailer - max 2 small children up to 20 kilos each
Child tag-a-long bike - suitable for children between 5 and 8 years approx
Child bikes - suitable for children from the age 7 or 8 years approx
Special Equipment:- (High Quality 'Dawes Glide 2' Electric Bike - more info)
'Own Bike Discount' per bike (Adults & Children who bring their own bikes/trailers etc - Applies to our standard full service tours when sold at published price - does not apply to pannier tours, bespoke tours, 2 night tours and discounted offers).
UK Cycle Holidays : January 2017
A mountain bike holiday with no mountains ! This 3 night tour is mostly off-road using flat forest tracks and country byways to explore the magnificent Woods of Thetford and East Harling. Suitable for novice mountain bike riders we cover 20-25 miles a day at a fairly gentle pace with plenty of Cafe & Cake stops !
Day 1: Arrival in Diss, check-in by 1pm then a short afternoon ride on ancient byways to some historic villages finishing around 4pm with a great afternoon tea at a local Cafe. Stay overnight in a very comfortable Diss Hotel.
Day 2: Ride West to Harling Woods exploring the beautiful tracks next to the River Thet. Lunch in the Woods before cycling the ancient Peddars Way and Croxton Heath (Featured in many Dad's Army episodes). Stay overnight on the edge of Thetford.
Day 3: A full day exploring the most beautiful parts of Thetford Forest on quiet and easy woodland tracks. (Options to do some slightly technical mountain bike routes). Lunch at the Woodland Centre of High Lodge before we visit Brandon Country Park in the afternoon. (For those with tired legs High Lodge is a great place to rest for an hour or two). Later in the afternoon we return to Thetford.
Day 4: An easy ride back to Diss on country byways and forest tracks, option to visit the English Whisky Distillery on route.
All the cycling is on forest tracks, ancient byways and very quiet country lanes.
Included: Experienced Cycle Guide, Luggage Transfer, Quality en-suite accommodation, Full English breakfasts, Free parking or collection from Diss or Thetford Train Station. (Quality Mountain bike hire only £25 for all 4 days)
See our Facebook page for photos: UK Cycle Holidays Facebook Page
(£339pp sharing a double/twin room. £429 in a single room. All rooms en-suite in quality hotels)
Welcome to UK's best Cycling Holidays, we've designed a range of cycle tours that combine the very best things in Norfolk and Suffolk. Hand picked hotels of the highest standard, routes that follow the quietest country lanes, interesting places to visit and support from a friendly team who really look after you. Our cycle holidays and short breaks are suitable for all levels of cyclists, from beginers to experts... and because we take care of everything, all you need to do is pedal !
We provide everything for a relaxing cycling holiday and we can even design a special cycle holiday to your own specification. We have Coastal Adventures, Historic Tours, Mountain Bike Holidays and special Family Holidays - you can choose any start date and take a cycle holiday from 2 to 7 nights.
Please call us anytime on:- 01379 644818 to enquire about any aspect of our cycling holidays. *Small Supplement for Kings Lynn Station
Cycling is a great way to explore Norfolk & Suffolk, and when you add a beautiful rolling landscape and a network of quiet country lanes you the have the perfect place to get those pedals turning!
For the last 21 years our families have been cycling the byways, tracks and lanes of Norfolk & Suffolk, in the process we’ve discovered numerous ruined castles, deserted beaches, wonderful village inns, amazing children’s attractions and a wide collection of fascinating places to explore. And because we don’t have any serious hills in this lovely part of England everyone can cycle our routes – even if you’ve not been on a bike for years!
Using our own experiences we’ve developed a unique range of cycling tours that explore the very best bits of Norfolk and Suffolk. All our routes follow quiet country lanes to search out and discover a wealth of interesting places each day – you can also choose between different route options and while you travel ‘light’ on one of our modern touring bikes all your luggage is transported to your evening destination – usually a comfortable country hotel or a high quality bed and breakfast.
So whether you want a 2 day Family Adventure or a 6 day Coastal Exploration we’re sure we have something to suit – and don’t forget we’ve cycled all these routes ourselves so just give us a call if you want to discuss options or talk about any aspect of our tours.
Hoping to see you soon,
Martin, Phil, Mick and the UK Cycle Holiday Team
If you want to check availability, options, costs or have any other questions about our cycling breaks then please just give me a call or send me a note and I'll get back to you asap.
Call 01379 644 818
“Thoroughly enjoyed the holiday, it was a really great experience with the cycling routes pitched exactly at the right level”
“Getting the Train to Diss worked well, only 90 mins from Liverpool Street then a pleasant country ride to a lovely little hotel. Overall a very relaxing and enjoyable weekend without the Car for once !”
Richard, North London
“The perfect balance between cycling and family attractions, we didn't have to cycle more than 1 hour before the Zoo, Steam Train or Dinosaur Park came into view... well thought out and great fun for kids ”
“The route plan was spot-on, we got to Southwold on lovely quiet country lanes and had all afternoon to explore the town... a downhill ride and a ferry crossing by rowing boat was a great way to arive at our hotel!”
“ first time on a cycle for years...we really enjoyed the holiday and would definately recommend it to others, we will be back next year ”
“I tested your Coastal Explorer Tour with a couple of friends and can honestly say it’s a brilliant way to discover North Norfolk. Your suggested route took us through some perfect cycling countryside offering loads of interesting places to visit”
“At the end of fantastic days cycling we stayed at a lovely country hotel, the food was superb and the room very comfortable…it's obvious you've developed the perfect recipe for fun and relaxing cycling holidays”
Pete, Milton Keynes
“Your route was perfect for the kids, not too far to reach the attractions but enough countryside to make it feel like a little adventure…they both enjoyed all the fresh air and want to come back in the Spring”
“Thanks for arranging a great cycle tour, all of our group had a brilliant time even though 3 of us had never been on a bike for over 5 years….the scenery was spectacular, the bikes comfortable and the pubs brilliant!”
“Last year we did the Coast to Coast ride but this time we wanted to do something a bit more relaxing. So a trip around East Anglian Castles was just perfect...very well done for putting together our route at such short notice”
“Last year we got stuck at the airport for hours so as a family we decided to reduce the hassle and holiday nearer home.... the kids also wanted a 'green' holiday so your Safari Tour was exactly what we needed.”
“After doing very little exercise for 10 years I wasn't sure if I would enjoy cycling again however your bikes are so easy to ride and comfortable I really enjoyed myself..... on the third day I did 30 miles and even thought about doing more!”
Ashley, Southwold - Suffolk Secrets Tour
“Undoubtedly Norfolk is at it's best when explored by bike, it just gives you time to stop at all the places you miss when in the car. Our only regret was that we hadn't arranged a longer tour…can we come back next month !”
Geoff, Great Dunmow
“ I've cycled many parts of the UK but it was the first cycling holiday for my wife. Although she was a little nervous at first your advice and support allowed us to have a really excellent long weekend in a beautiful part of Suffolk…. Many Thanks ”
“Last year we did the Coast to Coast ride but this time we wanted to do something a bit more relaxing. So a trip around East Anglian Castles was just perfect...very well done for putting together our route at such short notice ”
Nick, Winchester - Bespoke tour for some special friends
“Just a note to say thanks to Phil and Martin for arranging our cycle trip at such short notice. Everything was taken care of and despite two days of wet weather we had a wonderful week – the hotels were excellent:- good food, comfortable and friendly”
“Many thanks for arranging our weekend cycling tour, both the Hotel and B & B were top class and your route notes took us to places well off the beaten track. Climbing up a working windmill and the seal trip are both to be recommended ”
Lisa, Chester - Coastal Explorer tour