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Cycle the Way of the Roses CWR

Tour Duration 5 Days
  • End of ride at Bridlington
  • York Minster Cathedral
  • Yorkshire Dales
  • Ruins of the Fountains Abbey
  • Boats moored at Morecambe
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Tour Comfort: Standard
  • Cycling Grade: Moderate to Challenging
 

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The Way of the Roses

On this UK cycling trip we cross the breadth of England on two wheels from Morecambe on the west coast to Bridlington on the east coast. This classic route cycles through some of the most impressive landscape in the north of England, as well as countless idyllic villages and two of England's most striking county capitals - Lancaster and York.

Tour Highlights

  • Coast to Coast - cycling from the Irish Sea to the North Sea
  • Sense of achievement - Cross the width of England by pedal power
  • Natural beauty - Spectacular and contrasting scenery including the Lune Valley, the Yorkshire Dales, Nidderdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Brimham Rocks, the Vale of York and the Yorkshire Wolds
  • Historic Sites - 12th century World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal and the impressive county cities of Lancaster and York

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Morecambe

  • 2
    Cycle from Morecambe through Lancaster and the Lune Valley to Settle

  • 3
    Cycle the Yorkshire Dales from Settle to Ripon

  • 4
    Cycle across the Vale of York from Ripon to Pocklington via York

  • 5
    Cycle from Pocklington over the Yorkshire Wolds to Bridlington where the tour ends

Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

We have the following different versions of the Cycle the Way of the Roses tour available at present.

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Why Book this tour
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don't need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a support vehicle, spare parts and take care of day to day bike maintenance. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 4 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bicycle
Accommodation
2 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Standard Guesthouse
Tour Staff
Explore Tour Leader / Driver
Cycling Information
On this tour we cycle 272km over four days (an average of 68km per day). This is a rewarding cycling trip that follows the National Cycle Network along a combination of cycle paths, quiet country roads and some short sections on farm tracks. Maps are provided to cycle individually or in groups while the tour leader drives the support vehicle. We have graded the route as moderate to challenging.
Included Bike
21 gear Ridgeback Meteor hybrid bikes
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16