- Luggage transfer
- Bike rental is included in price
- B&B's or Hotels from 3*- 5*
- Full breakfast daily at hotels except day 1
- Visits, tours and admissions
- Headsets for walking tours
- Ticket wallet & luggage tags
- Smartphone App with GPS routs
- 24-hour emergency helpline
- Color coded routes on local maps
Starting in the home of William Shakespeare, this cycling tour takes you through Cotswolds countryside to beautiful regional towns and villages including Stratford Upon Avon, Chipping Campden, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton on The Water, Cirencester and Malmesbury before ending in the historic spa town of Bath.
7 Days \ 6 Nights
Starts in Stratford Upon Avon \ Ends in Bath
The Cotswold Villages
Stratford Upon Avon
Day 1: Circular route cycle from Stratford Upon Avon (18 - 29.5 miles)
Today’s route will take you on a circular route taking in all of the sights and surrounding countryside of Stratford Upon Avon. Generally cycling on quiet lanes you will pass Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Mary Arden’s House, Snitterfield and Aston Cantlow. A wide choice of villages inns will be available in Wilmcote, Snitterfield, Bearly Cross and Aston Cantlow for a traditional pub lunch.
Day 2: Linear Route cycle from Stratford Upon Avon to Moreton In Marsh (28 - 35 Miles)
This cycling route will take you from Stratford Upon Avon through a mixture of country lanes and cycle paths to Moreton in Marsh. Highlights along this route will include The Greenway, Mickleton, gardens at Hidcote and Kiftsgate as well as the old market town of Chipping Campden before reaching Moreton In Marsh where you will stay overnight.
Day 3: Linear route cycle from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bourton-on-the-Water (18 - 25.5 Miles)
Cycling past the River Evenlode, day four will take you from Moreton in Marsh to Bourton on the Water via traditional Cotswold villages such as Stow-on-the-Wold and Upper Slaughter. Bourton-on-the-Water offers a unique country experience, with a range of attractions providing something for everyone.
Day 4: Linear route cycle from Bourton-on-the-Water to Cirencester (21 - 29 miles)
This cycle route includes a visit to Northleach, an old market town, and Bibury, the most beautiful village in England according to artist William Morris, before continuing to the old market town of Cirencester.
Day 5: Linear route cycle from Cirencester to Malmesbury (16 - 30 miles)
Departing from Cirencester, this route takes you via small villages and quiet roads to the fantastic Cotswold Water Park which includes a watersport centre, lakeside beach and café and plenty of places to stop off and explore. Continue through Tetbury with gorgeous boutique shopping, and on past Westonbirt Arboretum to Malmesbur.
Day 6: Linear route cycle from Malmesbury to Bath (26 - 29.5 miles)
After a short stint on the main road, travel down quiet roads to Foxley and Norton before reaching Castle Combe. Castle Combe is stunningly beautiful with a gorgeous river frontage and is also famous for motor and motorcycle racing. Continue into Bath.
Day 7: Return Home
Spend your last day exploring Bath as much s you can before you need to make your way to the airport to start the journey home.