COVID-19 UPDATE - In line with current government guidelines we are unable to welcome guests in person at present. The office is still open and busy booking 2021 holidays. Cycling holiday vouchers are proving a very popular gift.
Cosy up by the fire in a craft brewery barn, with your choice of real ale. Warm up with a cycle to one of Leicestershire's highest points. Look out for the deer in Bradgate Park. Enjoy a wander around the pretty Derbyshire town of Melbourne. Relax in a traditional English pub. Take a look at the craftsmen and artists at Ferrers Centre at Staunton Harold. Enjoy a warming hot chocolate at one of the many open air cafes in the area.
The vibrant cathedral city of Lichfield. The Private Apartment of Lord Lichfield and the grounds of Shugborough Hall. An optional visit or stay at St George's Park, the training ground of the English Football Team. David Nash's Noon Column. Vibrant Barton Turns marina. The serene National Memorial Arboretum.
Enjoy a wander around the National Memorial Arboretum. Explore the little city of Lichfield, with its lovely independent shops and 3 spired cathedral. Discover the history of Market Bosworth and the death of King Richard iii. Warm up with a delicious hot chocolate in an old stables, made by the on site choclatier. Relax on the boardwalk at Barton Marina, watching the world go by. Discover the transformation of the National Forest from black to green.
Arts and Crafts cottage Stoneywell. Explore the ruins of Ashby Castle. Taste England's only Trappist beer. Take a ride on a steam train. Find one of the David Nash Noon Columns, hidden in the National Forest.
Enjoy the National Forest's spectacular display of autumn colour and look out for the deer rutting. This 3 night cycling holiday is full of places to explore along the way, including magnificent Calke Abbey, Ashby Castle, a Crafts Centre, gardens and arboretums full of autumn colour and Mercia Marina, perfect for a drink on the canal-side boardwalk. You also pass Mount St Bernard's Abbey, England's only monastery producing Trappist beer.