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Happy riders cycling on a country lane and waving to the camera

London to Shambala

In 2023 (the best yet, obviously), over 70 Shambalans took on the 100 mile journey from London. Leaving via the Grand Union Canal, we enjoyed a delicious picnic lunch in Denham Village and made our way through the quiet country lanes of the Chiltern Hills to our idyllic campsite at the foot of Ivinghoe Beacon. We set up camp and wandered down to the cosy Rose and Crown pub in Ivinghoe where Resident chef Mick hosted our weary group for dinner with a delicious vegetarian and vegan-friendly set menu. The next morning, after a casual campsite breakfast, we continued around the pretty lakes and parks of Milton Keynes and through rural Northamptonshire. We stopped for an unplanned celebratory group drink at the Tollemache Arms in Harrington (the pub agreed to open early just for us!) before peddling the last few miles to Shambala. If you want to make friends for life (that's what you're telling us!), make a new group of festival buddies before you even arrive at Shambala and 'go eco' join us for our FIFTH year in the saddle!

A group of cyclists with a female guide up front stationary in the road
Group of riders posing for a fun photograph
Group of cyclist in Red Fox t-shirts having a group hug

Details of the ride

Start date: Wednesday 21 August 2024

End date: Thursday 22 August 2024

Start time: 10am

End time: 6pm

Ride duration: 2 days


Ride intensity

Average distance per day: 50 miles

Time cycling per day: 6 hours

Intensity: Moderate​



Outward only price: £120

Return price: £36

Outward Ride + Return price: £156


Whats included

  • We'll create the route and guide you.

  • We'll carry your bags and camping equipment in our support van.

  • Lunch each day and breakfast after our overnight camp.

  • A pitch in a beautiful campsite for our overnight camp.

  • Delicious roadside snacks and drinks.

  • Secure storage of your bike in the Shambala bike park
    (own lock needed).

Illustrated map of the route from London to Shambala festival
Concert Crowd

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