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UK - Northumberland - Guided Road Cycling Weekend

Holiday Highlights

  • The vibrant city of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Cycling through the least populated county in England
  • Pease pudding and stotties
  • Wide open countryside with sweeping views of ‘the land of far horizons’
  • Listening to the Geordie lads and lasses in the pub
  • Hadrian’s Wall, castles, forts, and hills galore!

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Day Description Distance Ascent Meals
1 Arrival: Newcastle Non Riding Day    
2 Newcastle to Rothbury 63 Miles / 102 Kms Approx. 1,200 Metres Approx. B L  
3 Rothbury to Newcastle - Departure: Newcastle 55 Miles / 88 Kms Approx. 1,000 Metres Approx. B L  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

This place to place road cycling weekend in the UK is a classic. We’ve been trying to keep it all to ourselves but the secret is out - Northumberland is simply a brilliant area to explore on your bike!
Our weekend begins on the banks of the River Tyne just a stone’s throw from Newcastle’s vibrant city centre. Once on the bikes it isn’t long before we’re deep into the North East’s finest countryside and exploring England’s least populated county. Having ridden through some of the region’s remotest towns and villages we will spend our second evening in Rothbury situated just outside the stunning Northumberland National Park. Our second day on the bikes features highlights of the route ridden by the country’s top pro riders in the annual Beaumont Trophy and eventually leads us back to Newcastle via sections of the ancient Military Road and passing Hadrian's Wall.
This is a great road cycling weekend for blowing away the cobwebs and a natural progression for anyone who's enjoyed one of our easier UK weekends; the perfect refreshing break in a truly picturesque, remote and history laden slice of England.
Each of our road weekends are kept specifically small at between 6 to 14 riders enabling us to cater for different fitness and riding experience levels within the group. If you don't have a bike (or simply don't fancy washing it at the end of the weekend!), then we've got good quality bikes for hire. We'll even put on your own special weekend if there is a group of you and our dates just don't fit!

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
3 days
Prices From:
£315

Optional

Bike Hire:
£60
Bike Hire:
£60
Single room option - UK:
£80
Single room option - UK:
£80
Insurance - UK 3 Day:
£14
Insurance - UK 3 Day:
£14
Sustrans Donation:
£1
Sustrans Donation:
£1
Sustrans Donation:
£5
Sustrans Donation:
£5
Sustrans Donation:
£10
Sustrans Donation:
£10

Holiday Details

Place to place

2 nights hotel accommodation

2 days riding

Breakfast and lunch

Guided with vehicle support

Group train station transfers

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Last Updated: 18/06/2018