Escape the City to the Cotswolds

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Discover the wondrous magic of the Cotswolds on this 2 day weekend cycling adventure

Escape the City There's something truly unique about the Cotswolds. Maybe the refreshingly slow pace of life, its striking honey-coloured stone architecture, the gentle and endless rolling hills or its quintessentially English market towns?

On this escape, our local guides Polly and Ella will try to convince you (and they'll succeed!) that the Cotswolds is best explored on two wheels. We'll visit the beautiful market town of Bourton-on-the-Water, historic Northleach and the tiny village of Lower Slaughter, home to 'the most romantic street in Britain'. Add to that a lazy Sunday afternoon stroll along the Cotswold Way (no Cotswolds visit would be complete without it), Sunday morning Yin Yoga in our campsite and delicious food at some of our favourite Cotswoldian country pubs.

If you're looking for a weekend of adventure and exploration and a true escape for body and mind, then this is for you.

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DETAILS OF THE RIDE

Start Dates :

Start Point : Cheltenham Spa station

Start Time : 10:30am

Number of miles per day : 36

Hours of cycling per day : 4-5

Overnight Camp : Chedworth Farm

End Point : Cheltenham Spa station

Ride Difficulty : Heart-raising

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    THE EXPERIENCE:

    • A fully guided, fully supported, all inclusive 2 day weekend cycling adventure in the Cotswolds
    • A heart-raising physical challenge, including a number of moderately strenuous climbs over the gentle rolling hills
    • Ride through the beautiful historic villages of Lower Slaughter (home to the 'most romantic street in Britain'), Bourton-on-the-Water (known as the 'Venice of the Cotswolds') and Northleach (an 8th century market town in the valley of the River Leach)
    • Delicious picnic lunch from the Den deli and coffee shop in Bourton-on-the-Water and a traditional Sunday roast at the Carpenters Arms in Miserden
    • 'Al fresco' Saturday night dinner at the hand-picked Inn at Fossebridge, a cosy country pub overlooking the banks of the River Coln
    • Overnight camp at quiet and peaceful Chedworth Farm (tents, air mats, travel pillows and camping chairs all set up and provided by us)
    • A specially designed Yin Yoga for cyclists to relax and refresh those tired legs! (optional)
    • Sunday afternoon stroll along a beautiful stretch of the Cotswold Way from Cranham, home to the famous cheese-rolling hill, and Leckhampton (optional)

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    THE ROUTE

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    WHAT'S INCLUDED? (from £175)

    1. 2 day guided ride
    2. Support vehicle to carry day packs and provide mechanical support
    3. Lunch both days
    4. Overnight camp and camping gear (tent, air mat, travel pillow & camping chairs)
    5. Delicious dinner at the Inn at Fossebridge
    6. Guided walk along the Cotswold Way (optional)
    7. A specially designed Yin Yoga for cyclists to relax and refresh those tired legs! (optional)
    8. Breakfast on Sunday morning
    9. Secure bike storage at our campsite

    What's not included?

    • A sleeping bag

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              We'll create the route and guide you  We'll carry your bags and camping equipment in our support van  We'll provide lunch each day and breakfast after our overnight camp  We'll reserve a pitch in a beautiful campsite for our overnight stay  Dinner on Saturday night  Guided walk along the Cotswold Way (optional)  A specially designed Yin Yoga for cyclists to relax and refresh those tired legs! (optional)  Breakfast on Sunday morning courtesy of Dorset Cereals  Secure overnight bicycle storage     

              OPTIONAL EXTRAS

              1. Bike hire (from £65): We'll organise hire of a bicycle for you from Saturday to Sunday. We'll have your bike waiting for you in Cheltenham as you arrive, and we'll take it back from you as you finish the ride on Sunday. We'll also provide a bicycle helmet and lock.
                Optional Extras: Bike Hire

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