Self-Guided 5 Day Tour 5 Day Highlights

In this self-guided bike tour you’ll visit many of Britain’s national treasures in just 5 days/4 nights. Travel at your own pace, with all your equipment provided, and your luggage picked up from each hotel and transported to the next. Our self-guided cycle tours also come with full mechanical support, available at any time, so you can concentrate on enjoying your trip.

The terrain is gently rolling and an averagely fit person will enjoy the long flats and a few short, sharp inclines. The routes are primarily on the public roads, however we ensure we pick the smallest and safest roads with limited traffic.

You’ll cycle winding country lanes, visit villages with cobbled lanes and thatched cottages, experience the majesty of Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of both Shakespeare, and be inspired by Oxford’s colleges. A short tour comprising a perfectly formed slice of England.

  • Oxford
  • Blenheim Palace
  • The Cotswolds
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon
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Perfect Pedaling Vacation! Our tour was an enjoyable six days of cycling through the beautiful Cotswold countryside. Pedal England did their very best to accommodate our requests and needs, while keeping us safe and on the right paths, which were mainly country roads mixed with farm lanes. Read more

Diane E, South Carolina, Via TripAdvisor

Such a Wonderful Bike Tour with Pedal England That I Did it Twice!!! My tour this July was a terrific experience. In fact, I had done a tour with them in the summer of 2013, and I loved it so much I went back this summer, 2015. The countryside is stunningly gorgeous – one lovely […]

LH1957, New York, via TripAdvisor
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Self-Guided 5 Day Tour5 Day Route

Oxford

The inspiring university city of Oxford, where you’ll get a chance to visit the colleges and learn about its rich history on a walking tour. The city is over 800 years old, with tranquil parks and stunning architecture, this scholastic venue makes a fascinating place to visit.

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is in the little town of Woodstock.  Only eight miles from Oxford, Blenheim Palace is one of England’s most historic stately homes. The birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill is a World Heritage Site, with an illustrious history and – for the visitor – glorious vistas. Its vast parkland, landscaped gardens and tranquil lakes are stunningly picturesque.

The Cotswolds

Experience the beauty of the Cotswolds. Its chocolate box villages are dotted amongst a patchwork quilt of fields and woods. This area of Outstanding Natural Beauty makes for the perfect cycle tour. It’s a region that offers the ideal landscape for any cyclist, its byways and idyllic villages make touring a joy. There are also bridleways and country lanes which create a wonderfully scenic cycling experience.

Stratford-Upon-Avon

As you head for an excursion to Stratford-upon-Avon, you’ll get a chance to learn about the life of the great playwright William Shakespeare. There is also an opportunity to watch a play performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company (booking in advance is required).

Self-Guided 5 Day Tour5 Day Dates

Tour dates for 2017:

  • May07
  • May14
  • May21
  • May28
  • Jun04
  • Jun11
  • Jun18
  • Jun25
  • Jul02
  • Jul09
  • Jul16
  • Jul23
  • Jul30
  • Aug06
  • Aug13
  • Aug20
  • Aug27
  • Sep03
  • Sep10
  • Sep17
  • Sep24
  • Oct01
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Self-Guided 5 Day Tour 5 Day Pricing

Two price packages

To ensure we deliver the very best service and hoping to create memories that last forever, we offer 2 levels of accommodation – Country or Prestige.

  • US$1349 pp: Country level tours are based in cozy B&Bs hand-picked for their charm, cleanliness and delicious breakfasts!
  • US$1549 pp: Prestige level tours are based in the traditional luxury of the Cotswold Inns & Hotels group

What’s included?

Self-guided tour prices include:

  • 4 nights accommodation and breakfast
  • Bikes from Giant and Ridgeback
  • Cycle helmets and panniers
  • GPS navigation systems and maps
  • Luggage transported between accommodation
  • Full mechanical support, always available.

Have a look at our accommodation to read reviews of our lovely Cotswold hotels and B&Bs, or Build Your Tour to generate an instant quote.

Tour Route

  • Oxford
  • Blenheim Palace
  • The Cotswolds
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon
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From US$ 1349
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Cycle hire included!

We provide our clients with comfortable and capable GIANT touring bikes