Overview

Cycle from the Capital of Wales to Holy Island in northern England in 10 Days. 

Approximately 95 km and 1,600 meters per day. 

Suitable for the 'Avid' / 'Active' rider (it's hilly!). 

This fantastic new tour takes you through some of the most stunning cycling areas to be found in England and Wales. The Brecon Beacons, Snowdonia National Park, the Peak District, the Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland. The start is in the welsh capital of Cardiff. We finish by crossing a tidal causeway to the village and castle on Holy Island and then on to historic Berwick-Upon-Tweed to finish.

10 Nights 11 Days 26 Aug 2021 Cardiff, Wales
Dates and Rates
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  • Inclusions/Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    1. 10 nights accommodation and breakfast in great hotels
    2. A delicious 3-course finishing meal in Bewick at the finish
    3. Luggage transfer
    4. Advice on places to stop for your morning coffee
    5. Water, Soft drinks, fruit, cakes and bars en route
    6. Hearty lunches in pubs or restaurants on cycling days
    7. Van and mechanical support
    8. GPX route files

    What is NOT included in the tour

    1. Evening meals - Our stopovers all have reasonably priced restaurants and pubs nearby and most of the hotels have good dining. Breakfast and lunch IS included
    2. Optional trips / entry fees for any excursions you arrange independently
    3. Insurance - you need to organise your own bike and travel insurance as required
    4. Gels, high energy bars, energy powder and shakes - bring your own as per what works best for you and your tummy!
    Highlights
    • The Brecon Beacons
    • Snowdonia National Park
    • The Peak District
    • The Pennines
    • The Yorkshire Dales
    • Northumberland AONB
    Itinerary

    This is a tour with a significant amount of climbing throughout  each day. Part one takes in the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia National Park. Then a coach transfer from north Wales to the Peak District. We cycle through the Peaks, the Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and Northumbria. We finish with a visit to Holy Island and a meal and drinks in historic Berwick-Upon-Tweed.

    Daily Breakdown:

    • Day 1 - Arrival day (afternoon / evening). No cycling. Prep bikes & stay over in Cardiff
    • Day 2 - Cardiff to Nant-ddu 70 km 1,360 meters
    • Day 3 - Nant-ddu to Elan Valley 103 km 1,716 meters
    • Day 4 - Elan Valley to Machynlleth 86 km 1,485 meters
    • Day 5 - Machynlleth to Bets-sy Coed 82 km 1,629 meters
    • Day 6 - Coach to Macclesfield then to Meltham 83 km 1,792 meters
    • Day 7 - Meltham to Kettlewell 98 km 1,853 meters
    • Day 8 - Kettlewell to Kirkby Stephen 98 km 1,504 meters
    • Day 9 - Kirkby Stephen to Hexham 94 km 1,452 meters
    • Day 10 - Hexham to Wooler 104 km 1,380 meters
    • Day 11 - Wooler to Berwick 61 km 620 meters. Lunch and then depart
    Pickup point
    Cardiff, UK View on Map
    Rider Type
    Avid Cyclist, Active Cyclist