Walking holidays for everyone

The National Forest is perfect for a gentle walking holiday, through beautiful English countryside. Browse our range of walking holidays and find your perfect break. 

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The Railway Walk

More than 3 nights

A ride on the Bosworth Battlefield Line Heritage Railway. Walking through the varied and peaceful countryside. Discovering the legacy of rail in the region. A visit to ruined Ashby Castle and Grace Dieu. Fabulous gardens at 1620's House, Melbourne Hall and Calke Abbey. Watching the craftsmen at work within the magnificent grounds of Staunton Harold. Ambling around the pretty unspoiled little towns.


Canals and Kings

2 nights

Exploring the pretty little Leicestershire villages. Wandering along the peaceful Ashby Canal. Discovering more about the Battle of Bosworth and death of King Richard iii. A ride on the Bosworth Battlefield Line Heritage Railway, through the glorious countryside. Sitting with a coffee at a canalside cafe, watching the ducks swimming by.


A Taste of Staffordshire

More than 3 nights

Discovering the stories behind the memorials at the spectacular National Memorial Arboretum. Relaxing at the canalside cafes and pubs along the way. Looking out for a kingfisher as you walk along the banks of the River Trent. Walking through unspoiled Staffordshire countryside. Exploring the pedestrianised streets in the little city of Lichfield. Admiring the Shire Horses at the National Brewery Centre.


Charnwood Rambler

2 nights

Enjoying a ride on the heritage Great Central Railway. Admiring the far reaching views from the craggy summit of Beacon Hill. Sampling the local beer and cider – there's even a local vineyard. The wonderful accommodation, where you will even enjoy your own snug. Fabulous countryside, including the magnificent Bradgate Park, where you will find herds of wild deer.


Explore South Derbyshire

More than 3 nights

Exploring a less discovered part of Derbyshire, with its beautiful unspoiled and varied countryside. Garden lovers will enjoy visits to Melbourne Hall and Calke Abbey gardens. Beer lovers are spoiled for choice at the local craft breweries. Relaxing with a picnic along the banks of the River Trent. Listening to the bellows of the deer rutting in autumn. Watching the hidden Noon Column strike true noon on a sunny day.


Quality electric bikes

Our e-bike fleet is new this season and maintained to the highest standards. We use some of the most reliable and comfortable electric bikes available.


We bring your bike to your first base and make sure that it fits you. We also provide cycling panniers, helmets and bicycle locks.

Free luggage transfer

We carry the bags for you.


We transfer your luggage every morning to your next hotel. We  just ask you to keep the weight down to around 15kg per bag, so that they are not too heavy for staff to lift.

A holiday to suit you

As a small independent company we work hard to create your perfect cycling holiday. 

Routes, distances, number of nights, accommodation can all be adapted to suit you. Please contact us to discuss your personal requirements for your perfect e-bike holiday or take a look at our FAQ.

Easy to follow routes

All our cycling holidays are self-guided. Travel at your own pace and enjoy the journey.


We provide a comprehensive Cycle Holiday Guide Book for your National Forest cycling tour. This includes detailed instructions and suggestions on what to see and do every day. We even provide information on places to enjoy lunch or a piece of cake each day.


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