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Base yourselves in the market town of Moreton-in-Marsh and take a series of circular cycle rides exploring the surrounding villages and countryside.
Staying in the market town of Moreton-in-Marsh, this 3 day/2 night cycling break offers you the chance to explore the surrounding area on a series of circular cycle rides ranging in distance to suit people of all riding abilities. Situated on the Roman Fosse Way in the central Cotswolds, Moreton-in-Marsh is a charming market town steeped in history as a coaching town and important player in the medieval wool trade. JRR Tolkien was a frequent drinker in the Bell Inn and with Batsford Arboretum and Sezincote House nearby, direct train access to London and its host of bars, shops and pubs to keep you busy in the evening, Moreton-in-Marsh is great place to base yourselves for a Cotswolds cycling break.
This tour is available to start any day of the week subject to availability.
The cost of this break is £209 per person based on two people sharing. For solo travellers and those wanting a single room a supplement applies (See Extras).
If you have any questions about this holiday please use the ‘Enquire Now’ button above. If you are ready to book use the green ‘Book Now’ button below to proceed to the booking pages. You can either choose to pay a £100 deposit or the full balance. Payment of balance is required 28 days before departure. Please note all bookings are provisional as we need to confirm availability of accommodation.
Day 1- arrive in Moreton-in-Marsh by train from London. Check-in to hotel and spend the rest of your day exploring this pretty little village. Maybe go for a few beers at JRR Tolkiens old haunt The Bell Inn or some dinner at the White Hart Royal Hotel.
Day 2– If you have ordered bikes they will arrive in the morning and you will receive a brief biking orientation. Then you are free to choose one of our carefully selected circular cycle rides which range in distance from 6 – 40 miles. Return to Moreton-in-Marsh in the afternoon and maybe pay a visit to Batsford Arboretum or Sezincote House
Day 3– Choose another circular ride from our selection and then head back to the hotel in the afternoon ready for your onwards journey. There is the option of extending the accommodation by one night if you wish to stay on after your tour.
Cycle Routes from Moreton-in-Marsh
1) Chipping Campen Loop (Batsford, Ebrington, Blockley etc)- 19 miles
2) Moreton to Rollright Stones (Rollright Stones, Stow-on-the-Wold, Hook Norton)- 39 miles
3) Valley around Kingham- (Adlestrop, Kingham, Evenlode)- 26 miles
4) Chipping Campden and Cotswold Gardens- 36 miles
Solo traveller Supplement- £130
Single Room Supplement– £80
Bike Hire- £40 per person
Extra night– £120 per room
Accommodation upgrade– £60 per person
Moreton-in-Marsh is easily accessible on direct trains from London Paddington. The journey usually take around 90 minutes and train tickets can be booked online at www.thetrainline.com
London Paddington is easily accessible from both London Heathrow and Gatwick via public transport.
If you have a vehicle you can also drive to Moreotn-in-Marsh in around two hours from London.
How much is the tour?
The tour costs £209 per person based on two people sharing a double/twin room
Am I fit enough?
We offer a variety of different cycle routes ranging from 6 miles to 40 miles so there should be something to suit everyone. Please email us to find out which break suits you best.Please be aware that a good general level of fitness is required and that the Cotswolds is by nature hilly so there are occasional, short ascents but on the whole the routes are quiet and flat wherever possible.
When is the best time of year to go?
You can go any time of year but we recommend March to November as the best time of year for outdoor activities in the Cotswolds.
What should I bring?
We will provide you with a detailed pre-tour folder which includes a packing list but as a guide: layered cycle wear, waterproof jacket and trousers, comfortable trainers, warm jacket.
Do you offer London pickups?
Pick ups from London and other towns and villages can be arranged at an extra cost.
How long is this tour?
This tour last for 2 nights and 3 days with the option to extend by an extra night at the end of the tour
How do i get to the start of the tour?
The easiest option would be to get a direct train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh. Train times and prices can be seen at www.thetrainline.com.
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