Cycling Holidays

At Peak Tours we provide fully supported cycling holidays in the UK and Europe and self led cycling holidays in the Peak District.

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The Mizen Head to Malin Head cycle tour or “Head to Head” conjures up a variety of images, rolling green fields, fantastic pubs, the “Craic”, a puncture or three, stunning scenery, and a tremendous sense of …

From: £1,495.00
10 Days and 10 Nights
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Welcome to the Moselle to Mozart tour, a taste of some of the best cycling Germany and Austria has to offer. After arrival in Frankfurt we begin our tour just north of Trier near to the …

From: £2,195.00
15 Days and 15 Nights
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This classic Great British ride covers some of northern England’s most rugged and spectacular scenery. Join us on our Coast to Coast ride as we cycle 130 miles from the west coast to the east coast …

From: £395.00
3 Days and 3 Nights
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The Way of the Roses tour done over 4 days averages at 43 miles a day. If you would prefer a more challenging ride then please see our 3 day version. The price for the 4 …

From: £445.00
4 Days and 4 Nights
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The Way of the Roses tour done over 3 days averages at 57 miles a day. If you would prefer an easier ride then please see our 4 day version. The price for the 3 day …

From: £375.00
3 Days and 3 Nights
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The Hadrians Cycleway tour done over three days averages at 40 miles a day. If you would prefer a more challenging ride then please see our 2 day version. The price for the Hadrian’s Cycleway tour …

From: £365.00
3 Days and 3 Nights
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The Hadrians Cycleway tour done over two days averages at 60 miles a day. If you would prefer an easier ride then please see our 3 day version. The price for the 2 day Hadrian’s Cycleway …

From: £275.00
2 Days and 2 Nights
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This gentle tour is based in the lovely village of Hartington. Set amongst the rolling green fields of Derbyshire’s White Peak you will cycle along numerous traffic free bridleways and quiet country lanes to discover a …

From: £155.00
2 Days and 2 Nights
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This tour is suitable for families because the majority of the route is along traffic free bridleways and the mileage each day is low. However this tour is suitable for anyone with limited cycling experience. Your …

From: £165.00
3 Days and 3 Nights
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Discover the fantastic Victorian resort of Matlock and Matlock Bath where you can take the cable car to the ‘Heights of Abraham’. Pass through Cromford to join the High Peak Trail up to Middleton Top to …

From: £225.00
3 Days and 3 Nights

All of our Guided Cycling Holidays include accommodation, breakfasts, lunches, route notes and tour information, certificate and full tour support which includes at least one experienced guide who will act as bike mechanic, tour guide and will provide luggage transfers, brew stops and  help to organise evening meals etc. Generally most tours have three guides with two back up vans and a guide who cycles with the group. Most groups are made up of singles and couples or twins (two friends together). The minimum number is eight and the maximum 25.

With the Self Led Cycling Holidays we provide detailed route notes, maps, accommodation, luggage transfers, tour information pack plus bikes and all necessary equipment. You aren’t part of a group so can go at your own pace and you choose exactly which date you would like to travel.

 

Short Tours

With the Guided Cycling Holidays, starting with our shorter tours, we have the traditional Coast to Coast route from Workington to Tynemouth which goes from the Irish sea to the North sea from one side of England to the other. There are many “sea to sea” routes available and we also provide the stunning Way of the Roses tour from Morecambe to Bridlington through the Yorkshire Dales as well as the Hadrians Cycleway tour taking in the best of the Solway Coast and Cumbria. All three routes have their own charms and level of difficulty and traverse the Pennines or Northumberland which passes through some cracking scenery.

 

One Week Tours

New for 2018 were the introduction of two hugely popular 7 day tours.  The Classic Cols tour and A Week in Provence. The Classic Cols tour takes in some of the most spectacular climbs that the French Alps have to offer. The Telegraphe, Madeleine, Galibier and Alpe d’Huez to name but a few. The mileages short and the climbs and descents long, this is equally a spectacular introduction into alpine riding or a chance for seasoned climbers to have a full supported play on the slopes of some of the most (in)famous climbs in the cycling world.

A Week in Provence is designed to take in many of Provence’s highlights whilst also allowing time for relaxation and exploration if desired. We stay in each location for two nights, with a loop ride planned on the second day which you can always opt out of if you choose to relax in the sunshine or explore instead! Mt Ventoux looms large on the agenda for the final day and anyone who wishes to attempt the climb will be fully supported as always by our guides and the magic brew van.

 

Longer Tours

If you want a bit of a longer challenge then our Mizen Head to Malin Head cycling holiday takes you from the most southerly point in Ireland at Mizen Head to the most northerly point in Ireland at Malin Head travelling along the stunning west coast of Ireland from south to north in ten days of rugged, magical touring along the best cycle routes this amazingly friendly country has to offer.

Our iconic Land’s End to John O’Groats or LEJOG tour can be taken over 14 days which is a challenge in itself but for those who would like a tougher challenge we also offer a 10 day Land’s End to John O’Groats tour which is not for the faint-hearted.  This classic tour is one we are extremely proud of and our fantastic route through the best of the British countryside and our customer testimonials speak for themselves.

Our epic Dover to Durness cycling holiday provides a refreshingly different perspective to the UK than on our LEJOG tour as you cycle from the south east of England to the north west of Scotland in some of the UK’s most dramatic scenery. The Dover to Durness tour is similar in length to the LEJOG tour but a bit harder as there are more hills along the way.  The reward for the extra effort on this adventure is simply some of the best cycling in the whole country, as we explore The Kentish Downs, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, The Peak District, The Yorkshire Dales, Dumfrieshire, the Scottish islands of Arran, Mull and Skye and on up the west coast of Scotland to a beautiful last few days in cycling heaven.

The Channel to the Med tour is our ridiculously popular French end to end cycling holiday which takes you through some of that country’s most stunning scenery along quiet country lanes and through picturesque towns and villages. From bucolic ancient villages, around the lazy Loire, through volcanic landscapes, old Roman settlements, “The Giant of Provence” Mt Ventoux, and the breathtaking Gorge de Verdon.  The Channel to the Med tour is stunning to say the least and, although a different kind of cycling on less steep roads than some we use in Britain, it is similar to our LEJOG tour in terms of difficulty. We also offer this tour in a 10 Day version for those looking to increase the physical challenge that little bit further!

Munich to Rome is our latest addition to the 2 week tour family and we love it! The first few days of winding through the Tyrolean mountains take us into Austria and then Switzerland before crossing into Italy and heading south taking in yet more stunning scenery, fantastic food and beautiful architecture. We then work our way slowly further south, crossing the length of Lake Garda on a ferry and heading towards our rest day in Siena, one of the most ancient and beautiful cities in the world.  We continue on to finish the ride in Rome, surrounded by breathtaking buildings, fantastic food and more cultural heritage than you could shake a large Roman stick at.

If you want something a bit more relaxing then we have our Germany & Austria Cycling Holiday or Moselle to Mozart tour. Germany is very underrated but makes a superb destination for cycling with miles of traffic free cyclepaths, stunning architecture and amazing scenery. The tour starts on the west side of southern Germany and finishes on the east side of Austria in Vienna passing through the UNESCO world heritage site of the “Wachau”, the wonderfully well preserved buildings of Bernkastel-Kues and the impressive, imposing, monastery at Melk to name but a few.