Do I need any special equipment?
Walking boots and a breathable waterproof jacket are probably the only main requirements. Bring clothes for warm and cooler weather which you can layer up as appropriate. You won’t needRead More
Is it possible to skip a day’s walk altogether?
We are flexible in our approach because we want you to enjoy your break. We can generally accommodate special requests of this nature by arranging a specific taxi transfer or,Read More
Can I bring my dog(s) ?
We have thought about such faithful walking companions when we have made our accommodation selection. A number of our hotels, particularly on the coastal stretches welcome well-behaved dogs in selectedRead More
How do I know which tour is the right level for me?
In terms of terrain, all our walking tours are on a similar level (or occasional incline!) This part of the world is not renowned for its mountains! The tours areRead More
Where will I stay?
For cabin locations and boat facilities, please see the boat plans and information about the specific vessel, either by clicking within the accommodation section of tour provided, or using theRead More
Will English be spoken?
English is a working language on each bike & boat trip. On some trips it will be the majority language, on others the majority language will be German. There willRead More
Will the cycling be guided?
Usually, but not always, there will be a guided ride each day with maps and instructions also available should you choose to do your own thing. Please check the tourRead More
Do I have to cycle every day?
No. You can decide to take it really easy and stay on board as you choose on nearly all of the boats. On many of the bigger boats, it isRead More
Do I need to prepare for my cycle tour?
Gentle holidays are what we do, so there are no ‘extreme’ days in any of our programmes. Many routes feature a range of detours or short cuts and some longerRead More
Do I need any special equipment?
Comfortable shoes or trainers with fairly rigid soles and a waterproof jacket (just in case…!) are probably the only main requirements. Bring clothes for warm and cooler weather which youRead More
Is it possible to skip a day’s cycling altogether?
We are flexible in our approach because we want you to enjoy your break. We can generally accommodate special requests of this nature by suggesting shortcuts, or on occasion, itRead More
How far will I be cycling?
All our cycling tours are different, and some days there may be more miles to cover than others. Outline mileages are detailed in our tour descriptions.Read More
Do you give child discounts?
Discounts are given for children on all of our cycling tours (with the exception of some Bike & Boat holidays) but this does vary. Please follow the ‘Detailed prices andRead More
Are the cycling holidays suitable for children?
We’ve got children of our own, so we know that all children are different. We like to think that parents are the best judge of what their children will beRead More
I’d like to cycle with a group of my friends. Do you offer special rates for groups?
We are pleased to offer special prices for groups of eight or more. Please give us a call to discuss options and details. Please also be aware that for groupsRead More
I plan to travel on my own. Can I go one of your cycling holidays?
We regularly take bookings from cyclists who are single travellers, so you would be most welcome. Please note that a supplement is payable to cover tour administration and luggage transferRead More
What about electric bikes ?
We are pleased to offer electric bikes as an option on selected tours. These are only bookable in advance and at a supplement which is outlined in the specific tourRead More
Tour gradings: How do we know which tour is the right level for us?
All our cycle tours are graded to help you in your selection as some routes offer more challenges than others. The grading is clearly marked in each tour description. Please remember though that gentleRead More
Will I be travelling in an organised group?
All of our hotel-based cycling holidays are self-guided so that you have the flexibility to enjoy your break totally at your own pace. We arrange your accommodation and transfer yourRead More
Will anyone from your team meet me during my stay in Europe?
Many years ago specialist cycle tour operators from Europe approached us to look after their clients whilst holidaying in Suffolk. Our relationships developed over time and in 2002, we decidedRead More
What about en-route support
All of our documentation carries emergency telephone numbers to contact in case of a difficulty with your bike (available 7 days a week).Read More
Can I use my own bike?
Our prices include bike hire but we’re happy to give you a discount if you’d prefer to ride your own bike. Details of the discounts available can be found byRead More
Do I need to pay a deposit for my bike locally?
England – We do not require security deposits although you should note that we will ask for reimbursement in the case of any damage (beyond fair wear and tear) to orRead More
When can I pick up my bike?
England – Suffolk, Needham Market start: Available for collection on day 1 of your tour. England – hotel-based start in Suffolk or Norfolk: Delivered after breakfast on day 2 of your tour.Read More