Stay in Chiping Campden the 'Jewel' of the Cotswolds with its heritage High Street and a variety of shops, art galleries, gold and silversmiths. At night sample cosy pubs or intimate restaurants. From Chipping Campden travel southwards towards Upper and Lower Slaughter. Your next stay is in Winchcombe, the ancient walled city of Mercia until the 11th century when it became part of Gloucestershire, now a small town with shops, pubs, tearooms, restaurants and a castle.
You then have a wonderful varied bicycle ride to Northleach (for Discovery tour) or Bibury (for Creme tour) passing by Belas Knap an Iron Age Burial Mound and Chedworth Roman Villa with its beautiful mosaic floor. Northleach was one of the Middle Ages most important wool towns with its magnificent 'wool church'. Spend the next day on a circular route through the enchanting village of Bibury situated on the little river Coln. Continue on to the unspoiled coaching town of Burford and cycle along the Windrush Valley. This is a moving-on tour, stopping two nights in each accommodation.
Included in your Discovery Tour:
- 24 speed ‘Dawes’ English touring/ hybrid cycle complete with day bag, toolkit and helmet
- Daily detailed cycling routes and cycling map, which is mailed to you before the start of your tour
- Quality accommodation with private bathroom and full ‘English’ breakfast
- All luggage transfers
- Collection from our local railway station (1.40 minutes from London) and delivery back to mainline railway station for your onward journey
- Full mechanical backup
Included in your Creme tour: All the above, but with excellent Inn accommodation and fine dining to complete the end of a perfect day.
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