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Delamere to Ellesmere

Cycling Holiday in the UK


Price From: £335
Nights: 3
Difficulty: Strenuous

Holiday Details

Highlights

  • Delamere Forest
  • Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
  • Whittington and Beeson Castles
  • Market towns of Nantwich, Ellesmere, Wem,

Description

A more strenuous cycling holiday with longer distances for more regular cyclists through the quieter parts of west Cheshire, along the welsh border into Shropshire. Start near at Little Budworth, near Tarporley, explore Delamere Forest, and then head south, through Nantwich, and the canalside villages of Audlem and Wrenbury, where the the Dusty Miller pub makes a good lunchtime stop, to watch the canal boats negotiating the swing bridge.

From here along the welsh border to the market town of Ellesmere. Spend 2 nights here with a circular ride along the canal and passing some of the small lakes in the area to Wem and Whittingon Castle. Finally back to Little Budworth through the pretty countryside and villages along the welsh border.

Cycle routes of 35 - 40 miles a day or 40 - 50 miles a day.

Itinerary for Delamere to Ellesmere

35 - 40 mile route 

Day 1 - Arrive in Little Budworth from lunchtime. We will meet you when you arrive, to deliver bikes and adjust them to make sure they are comfortable. Circular ride to Delamere Forest 24 miles or shorter ride if arriving later to Tarpoerley about 8 miles.

Day 2 - Cycle from Little Budworth to Tarporley and on to the canalside village Wrenbury, past Cholmondeley Castle Gardens and then to Hanmer with its pretty mere. From here continue on to Ellesmere. 35 - 40 miles

Day 3 - From Ellesmere acircular ride to Colemere C0ontry Paark and Whittington Castle.  About 35 - 40 miles

Day 4 - Cycle back to Little Budworth along the river Dee through Overton, Bangor on Dee with its small racecourse and on to Farndon. From here circle the Peckforton Hills to Tattenhall pass the Ice Cream farm and Beeston Castle. We meet you back at your starting point with you luggage and to collect the bikes.- 38 miles - we can shorten this route if you want to finish early.

40 - 50 mile route 

Day 1 - Arrive in Little Budworth from lunchtime. We will meet you when you arrive, to deliver bikes and adjust them to make sure they are comfortable. Circular ride to Delamere Forest 24 miles or shorter ride if arriving later to Tarpoerley about 8 miles.

Day 2 - Cycle from Little Budworth to Tarporley and then on to Nantwich with its pretty streets, antique shops and small museum. The route then continues to the canalside village of Audlem, passing Stapley Water Gardens, through Wrenbury, on to Cholmondeley and Malpas. From here the route continues through Hanmer with its pretty Mereonto Ellesmere. Distance is 51 miles.

Day 3 - Circular ride past Colemere Country Park to Wem, then through Burlton and on to Whittington castle ruins. From here quiet countryside back to Ellesmere  - Just over 40 miles 

Day 4 - Cycle back to Little Budworth along the river Dee through Overton, Bangor on Dee with its small racecourse and on to Farndon. From here circle the Peckforton Hills to Tattenhall pass the Ice Cream farm and Beeston Castle. We meet you back at your starting point with you luggage and to collect the bikes.- About 40 miles 

Accommodation

Farmhouse B & Bs and country inn

Pricing

Prices shown are per person

Number of Nights

Farmhouse B & B and country Inn

3

£335

Single supp/night

£10 -20


Discounts & Offers

Child Discounts - (Children sharing with 2 adults)

  • Under 2 - free
  • Under 4 - 80%
  • Under 12 - 50%
  • 12 to 16 - 25%

Group Discounts - 10% for groups of 4 or more adults

Discount for using own bikes - Short breaks up to 3 nights £8 per day. Longer Breaks 4 nights and over £10 per day

 

What's included?

This cycling holiday includes -

  • Overnight B & B accommodation
  • Detailed routes, maps, background information
  • Quality bikes (discount available if you prefer to bring your own)
  • Helmets and tool kit, puncture resistant tyres
  • Luggage transfer & full support and back-up should you need help
  • Car parking or transfer to and from nearest station
  • Nearest station - Chester

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