Britain’s best cycling holidays

Head out on your very own Tour de Britain with five of our best cycling holidays

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Cornwall
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For off-road cycling bliss, head to the Camel Trail. Credit ©Getty

Take a self-guided tour to showcase the best that Cornwall has to offer. Weave your way into traditional fishing villages, navigate over moorland, balance along cliff-tops and take in some of the county’s best-known landmarks. Accommodation, luggage transfer and detailed route maps for each day are all taken care of prior to the start of your journey – all you have to do is pedal.

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Southern England
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Why not try cycling from Bristol along the off road Bristol to Bath cycle path? Credit: Getty

See England at its very best on a cycling tour around and through some of the country’s most famous landmarks and towns, including Stonehenge, the spa city of Bath, Blenheim Palace, the chocolate-box villages of the Cotswolds, Shakespeare’s birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon, and Oxford.

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Suffolk
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Pedal through the rolling Suffolk countryside ©Getty

Keep one eye on the road and one on the view, because you won’t want to miss a second of scenery on a tour through Suffolk. One minute you could be cycling along coastline, the next whizzing by heaths, via nature reserves, forests and rivers. Each one a myriad of colours, sights and sounds. All rides are escorted by a cycle tour leader.
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Wales/England border
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Drink in the views and fresh coastal air. Ah bliss…Credit: Getty

This cycling holiday features a side order of vegetarianism! Combining great exercise and a rewarding post-pedal feast of vegetarian food – using home-grown organic fruit and veg and local produce where possible – the tours travel along the Pembrokeshire coastline, through Snowdonia and the historic border between Wales and England. Meat eaters are also welcome.

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East Lothian
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Pedal across an empty beach in East Lothian. Credit: Getty

Pedal at your leisure across the picturesque beaches and past historic castles and peaceful villages on a two-wheel trip through the stunning Scottish county of East Lothian. There’s something to suit pedallers of all ages and abilities: history, wildlife and no hills.

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