United Kingdom Cycling Holidays

Cycling in the UK can be an experience unlike any other. With challenging terrain and long, winding roads, you have your work cut out for you more than a ten-year-old before their cycling proficiency test! Somewhat unfairly considered to be slate grey and

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If you're looking for the best region to get on your bike, the choices are endless. You can venture through the North West and retrace the moment Chris Boardman broke the Athlete’s Rules World Hour Record in Manchester back in 2000 or visit the famous velodrome where Sir Chris Hoy and Dame Sarah Storey won Olympic golds. You can whizz “Oop North” via Yorkshire’s Aire Valley Towpath or the Way of the Roses and into Scotland to venture from Edinburgh city centre to the Shore and the Loch Leven Heritage Trail. The northernmost tip of Great Britain boasts some of the most challenging and tranquil sights to be seen on bike.

And if you're looking for more than beautiful scenery, the most challenging routes boasting wild countryside can give you a run for your money. The Belfast to Ballyshannon route is 231 miles of sheer Northern Irish terrain. Likewise, if you want to tackle one of the toughest long-distance routes in the whole of the United Kingdom, Lon Las Cymru is 250 miles of Welsh wonder that goes from the top of the dragon land, all the way down from Holyhead to Cardiff.

As is the temperament with weather in the United Kingdom, you can't always guarantee a warming climate during the summer months. But if you're looking for a challenge across the various terrains and exposing yourself to the elements, Britain provides the biggest challenge. If you're looking for a more relaxing ride, the summer months are always going to be the ideal option. As the longer days and shorter nights lend themselves well to your cycling experience, you have more daylight to tackle the routes on your list.

British cycling boasts such a rich heritage, from the invention of the first mechanically propelled 2-wheel vehicle back in 1830 by Scottish blacksmith Kirkpatrick MacMillan. And now, all the way through to the sport riding high on the back of Tour De France winner Geraint Thomas, now has never been a better time to come to the UK to experience the highs and lows of the most challenging, adventurous, and beautiful roads. As more people are parking their car and heading out on their bike to save the planet, you can see the abundance of cyclists in Britain taking advantage of the challenges, exercise, and stimulation a bike has to offer. The United Kingdom doesn't always shine in terms of its weather, but don’t let that stop you!

Latest UK Tours

Road Cycling £349
Yorkshire Dales Cycleway

This tour allows you to experience the extended Yorkshire Dales Cycleway. The existing route was extended in 2016 and now takes in a stunning section along the side of the Howgill Fells and through the…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Easy
Road Cycling £320
Tour de Yorkshire 2019

Our exclusive trip to watch this year's Tour de Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend staying in Ilkley. Watch the pros and ride sections of the route as well as other great roads in the Yorkshire…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling £315
Weekend in Wensleydale

A short tour, ideal for a weekend visit, for keen cyclists taking you right into the heart of the Yorkshire Dales through valleys, beautiful villages and the wonderful hills that Yorkshire is now famous…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling £0
Corporate Day / Team Build

Why not consider a cycling based day or half day for your business or organisation? We have joined with The Wheatley Arms in Ilkley to offer a range of options from small team building events to a mini-sportive…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 1 Days / 0 Nights
  • Easy
Road Cycling £1020
LEJOG 7 Days

This is an extremely challenging tour and is designed for the time-crunched cyclist. Averaging 131 miles per day, it is not for the faint-hearted. For a less punishing schedule please see our LEJOG 10…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Expert
Road Cycling £375
Way of the Roses

The Way of the Roses Coast to Coast is a highly popular route covering 170 miles between Morecambe and Bridlington, passing through the historic cities of York and Lancaster. It’s a challenging but rewarding…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Expert
Road Cycling £150
Peak District

This three-day tour within the Peak District National Park is a great way to explore the spectacular countryside and exquisite cycling terrain of the area. Our base for this tour, Goosehill Hall, lies…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Expert
Road Cycling £1300
LEJOG 10 Days

This is our classic bucket-list tour from one end of the nation to the other. Averaging 90 miles per day, it's a truly unforgettable experience. If you are short of time and want to push to the limits…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 12 Days / 11 Nights
  • Expert
Road Cycling £375
Coast to Coast - Seascale to Whitby

Itinerary ​ Day 1 Stay overnight at our accommodation in Gosforth and enjoy breakfast and fuel your ride. ​ Day 2 Steady warm up ride to the start line at Seascale. Dip your wheel in the Irish Sea…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Expert
Road Cycling £295
UK - North Lake District Explorer - Guided Road Cycling Weekend

<p>This is another one of our road cycling weekends in the UK designed to give experience to those who are trying road cycling for the first time. It is also a perfect way to rekindle your love for riding…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Beginner
Road Cycling £335
UK - Yorkshire Dales - Guided Road Cycling Weekend

<p>This road cycling weekend in the UK is quickly becoming one of Skedaddle's weekend classics. On the back of recent pro tours through this challenging and picturesque region, we've designed a weekend…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling £315
UK - Northumberland - Guided Road Cycling Weekend

<p>This place to place <a href="https://www.skedaddle.com/uk/classicroad/holidays/location/The-United-Kingdom/29">road cycling weekend in the UK</a> is a&nbsp;classic.&nbsp;We’ve been trying to keep…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Easy
Mountain & Off-Road £325
UK - Lake District - Awesome Ambleside - Guided Mountain Biking Holiday

<p>Taking in some of the most rewarding and challenging singletrack that the Lake District has to offer, this is&nbsp;a classic Skedaddle&nbsp;mountain bike holiday.&nbsp;Ambleside, at the northern end…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Hard
Road Cycling £345
UK - Lake District Classic Passes - Guided Road Cycling Weekend

<p>One of our more challenging <a href="https://www.skedaddle.com/uk/classicroad/holidays/location/The-United-Kingdom/29">road cycling weekend in the UK</a>&nbsp;takes place in the stunning&nbsp;Lake District.&nbsp;Kirkstone…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Intermediate
Mountain & Off-Road £315
UK - Exmoor - Guided Mountain Bike Weekend

<p>Exmoor continues to be a favourite Skedaddle mountain bike holiday in the UK,&nbsp;with its abundance of trails and variety of terrain, from moorland tops to craggy sea cliffs.&nbsp;Exmoor is recognised…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling £2255
UK - Land's End to John O'Groats Classic (16 days) - Guided Road Cycling Holiday

<p>The ultimate <a href="https://www.skedaddle.com/uk/classicroad/holidays/location/The-United-Kingdom/29">road cycling holiday in the UK</a> - that really is the only way to describe our Land’s End…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 16 Days / 15 Nights
  • Intermediate

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