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Family cycling holiday Norfolk, first child FREE farm based adventure | UK Cycle Holidays


This Norfolk family cycling adventure is based at a working farm from which you can choose a variety of cycling tours from 3 and 26 miles in length. Depending on your chosen route you can visit Zoos, Museums and much more. The farm also has a 1 mile private road where cycling skills can be practised before hitting the quiet country lanes.

Tours start on a Sunday/Monday/Tuesday and you will stay in 4* accommodation among the former dairy, milking parlour with plenty of space to explore on this 700 acre farm. Adult price is £299 per adult based on 2 adults sharing a family room/suite for 3 nights. The first child is free then each child after that is £110.

Price includes all essential equipment. including quality bikes, tag-a-longs, seats and trailers, welcome briefing, detailed maps with special route notes and on-oad breakdown service. Optional fourth night.

Farm based Cycling Holiday ideal for families.

5% off guided family cycling holidays with Saddle Skedadle including Azores Adventures; book by 31 January

Saddle Skedaddle offer a great range of family cycling holidays across Europe and if you are looking for an easy paced one then their Azores Adventures can be booked as a guided or a self-guided tour with maps and road books provided. In addition to the cycling the trip includes hiking, whale watching and a jeep safari.

This holiday will suit families who are new to cycling and families who are used to day rides but want to keep the distances low (no more than 11 miles a day). Most of the routes are flat.

Departures during the months of May, June, July and August 2014. The holiday is 8 days long. Adult prices from £715 pp (child prices and family discounts available). Bike hire is an additional £140 (adult) and £100 (child). 5% discount when booked by end of January 2014.

 Azores Adventures – Guided Family Cycling Holiday.

Family cycling holiday in Sardinia from £720 excluding flights – 8 days | Responsible Travel

This family cycling holiday in Sardinia is perfect for families who want to take their time cycling on quiet roads, enjoying the scenery and allowing time to explore some of the local history and play and swim in the sea. It is perfect for families with younger children when hiring tag along bikes or child trailers.

Cycle country lanes and coastal roads equipped with detailed road books and maps. Pass vineyards and olive groves, oak wooded valleys with archaeological remains, rugged cliffs and beautiful beaches.  The cycling is suitable for children aged 9 or above and for younger children tag along bikes or child trailers can be hired. 

Price is from £720 per adult; £615 per child aged 2-6 years and £650 per child aged 7-12 excluding flights. Children under 2 stay for free when travelling with 2 full paying adults. The cost includes 7 nights Agriturismo/small hotel/B&B accommodation , 50% of meals provided and 6 days of riding. Departures until November 2013.

Family cycling holiday in Sardinia. Travel like a local.

Late summer breaks at Bluestone Wales; 4 night break from £500 arriving 9 Sept

Bluestone national park resort in Pembrokeshire has some great late summer offers. Bluestone is perfect for a family break with over 100 free range activities to choose from and with 500 acres of free countryside to explore on foot or on bike. Bring your own bikes or hire them as there are great cycling routes and trails through quiet country lanes leading to the coast and pretty villages.

Bluestone Wales offers include a four night short break arriving on the 2 September at  £525 and the 9 September at £500. There is staying Monday to Friday in Gateholm a spacious, detached three bedroom lodge with ensuite bathroom and a second bathroom.

Summer 2013 Short Breaks and Holidays UK – Bluestone Wales.

Summer family cycling holidays in the Vercors Alps in France; £1040 for a family of four | Velo Vercors

Based in the Vercors National Park, Velo Vercors is a small, specialist cycling centre catering for infants, children, teenagers & adults with all levels of fitness. Great choice of routes combining child friendly activities and places of interest to visit en route. In addition to the region being great for family cycling holidays, the Rhone-Alps also offers other activities for the whole family including acrobatic parks, canyoning, horseriding, swimming, caving, fishing, canoeing and mountain climbing.

There are 3 newly renovated self catering gites with private terraces to rent until the end of the season in October. Based on a family of 4 for 1 week with children aged under 12 the cost of this family cycling holiday France is £1040 (current exchange rate for Euro at the time of the booking). This price includes gite rental for 7 nights, bike hire and helmets, a library of well detailed cycling routes, hire of towels and bed linen,  local knowledge and advice of the region and places to visit and cycling/training advice.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2013 winner.

Family cycling holiday New Forest from £140 per person for 3 days | Saddle Skedaddle

Based in Brockenhurst in the New Forest this trip is perfect for families who are looking for a self guided cycling break that offers safe off road and gentle cycling with no hills. All routes lead to and from Brockenhurst through heathland and woodland and there are plenty of country pubs to stop off along the way.

Adult prices from £140 per person. Accommodation is at a welcoming, family friendly B&B for 2 nights with 2 days of biking with emergency back up. Bike hire is an additional charge: adult bike hire £40; child £14; child tag-along £14, child trailer £14 and baby/child seat £6. This family cycling holiday is recommended for children aged 6 years and over. Choose a date that suits you.

New Forest – Family Cycling Holiday in the UK.

Sri Lanka by bike from £1190; 11 days exluding flights | World Expeditions


Wow, what a way to see Sri Lanka. Travel by bike through tea plantations, national parks and wonderful beaches. Cycle inland through a multitude of Buddhist and Hindu monuments and colonial heritage that characterises the country’s rich cultural history. Continue deep into the rain forest of central Sri Lanka before continuing to the hill town of Kandy with it splendid botanical gardens. On to the rock fortress of Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa – the medieval capital of Sri Lanka – where bikes are swopped for jeeps and take a wildlife safari in Minneriya National Park. The journey ends in Pinnawela with a visit to the elephant orphanage.

This Sri Lanka by bike tour is suitable for families with children aged 10 and over. Next trip departs 14 Janary 2013. Price includes breakfasts and dinners, airport transfers, comfortable hotels, transport by private vehicle, 21 gear bike, support vehicle, bottled water on cycling days and sightseeing and entry fees plus expert local guide.

Travel Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Cycle.

Family biking week Spain 22 to 29 August 2012 plus den making, circus workshops and more; adults £745 child £484 | Pure Mountains


Family Week, 22 to 29 August 2012 | Pure Mountains

Pure Mountains who offer luxury mountain bike holidays in the wonderful wilderness of Spain’s Sierra Nevada mountains are running a special Pure Mountains Family Week from 22 to 29 August 2012. As well as mountain biking for the whole family you can join in: dog walks, a day at the beach, horse riding, family yoga & massage workshops, bread making, circus workshops & pool afternoons.

For mountain biking families with children from 12 years upwards. Adults and youngsters can do as much, or as little, mountain biking as they fancy.

Price: £745 (adults) & £484 (under 18s) –  7 nights full board (except 2 dinners) plus transfer, guided biking, activities.

Family Week, 22 to 29 August 2012 | Pure Mountains.

Value for money family cycling packages with Vacansoleil Camping Holidays plus last minute and summer half term offers

Vacansoleil is offering cycling packages at 7 of its campsites across Europe. Packages can be booked by quoting code NFA with the offer varying depending on the campsite.

Campsite De Twee Bruggen in the Netherlands and Campsite Ferienpark Arber in Bavaria are both perfect for family cycling. At the latter, 7 days bike rental with one cycle tour with tour guide is just 58 euros per person per week.

Check website for last minute and summer half term deals.

Cycling packages – Vacansoleil.

Bike and barge holiday Holland for families; 8 days £520 adult, £442 child | World Expeditions

Family cycling holiday tour in Holland – next trip leaves 30 June 2012.

Designed for kids from 7 to 11 year olds, the pace is relaxed so all family members can fully participate in the days cycle. Flat cycle ways and pretty canals; with other families visit castles, towns, windmills and at night sleep on a barge.

Holland Bike and Barge Holiday for Families | Family Cycling tours and vacations Holland.