Lake District – Bespoke Holidays

 

Lake District – Bespoke Holidays

The Lake District is a stunning collection of mountains, lakes, old villages of stone built houses and beautiful trails for mountain bikers of all abilities. It’s the ideal venue for a special weekend away and our bespoke holidays will provide the perfect accommodation, personal guided rides and all the expert advice you need for a fabulous quick break, long weekend or holiday.

Tour Highlights:

  • Professional guides who can also offer skills instruction
  • Routes planned to match your ability and your interests
  • Accommodation options with a range of styles and prices
  • Local advice on every aspect of your stay

 

Sample Weekend – Skills and Freedom

Arrive at your selected guesthouse on Thursday evening and enjoy a good meal in a nearby pub, from our recommendations list of top local eateries.  On Friday morning our guide will meet you as you finish your breakfast to discuss the day ahead. We’ll already have spoken to you about your biking level and what you want to achieve out of your day of instruction and guiding. After checking the bikes or setting you up on your rental bike, you’ll head out for a full day in The Lake District.
 
There are a huge number of trails to mix and match together, and our expert guide can flex each ride as the day progresses, to make it work for you. The day can simply be guided with a few coaching sessions on key areas such as core bike control skills, advanced braking for balance and confidence, riding on loose or slippery terrain, and so on. Alternatively it can be pure guiding or really focussed instruction – the choice is yours. We’ll select a great country pub or café for lunch, enjoy more trails in the afternoon, then get back to your accommodation at around 4pm.
 
The final part of the day will be time spent setting you up for two further days of free cycling, or walking, over the weekend. Now that your guide knows your interests and abilities he can mark up maps, give ideas and help you to shape two perfect further days of Lake District exploration. This keeps your costs down – by only having one full day of guiding service – but still lets you benefit from the best local knowledge to make your weekend a success.
 
Other options:
We can offer full weekends or a week of guided biking and instruction, as well as a wide choice of places to stay in the south, central and northern Lake District. Every area has different types of biking and some wonderful places to stay – call us and we’ll guide you to the right venue and work out a package to suit your budget and your needs.
 
Contact us about your bespoke holiday

Price:

Flexible pricing based on the accommodation selected and the number of days guiding or instruction

 
Bike rental: £25 per day, Kit bag with pump, inner tubes and multi-tool.
Helmet rental:  £5 total

 

What we provide is:

  • Carefully selected C2C accommodation for three nights
  • Luggage transfers each day, so you need only cycle with your daily snacks and toolkit
  • Pre-tour and on-tour advice and information
  • Emergency breakdown support
 
The way we’ve organise these trips works perfectly, keeping bag packing times down and reducing your driving/travel times too. All in all the Lakes by bike makes for one of our great cycling weekend breaks. 

Duration:
Any
  
The biking:
Place-to-place or Centre based 
Fully guided or self-guided
Fitness grade 1-4
Skill grade A-D
Tour Group size Any
  
  
What's included:
Guesthouse accommodation
All breakfasts
Luggage transfers
Rider/bike transfers
Expert local guide
Route advice for free ride days
Advice on all aspects of your trip

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