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Constable Country Single Centre

Tour: 3E
Single Centre Cycling Holiday

Fancy mixing a bit of cycling with a comfortable hotel stay in beautiful, iconic countryside? This tour offers plenty of flexibility and scope for real relaxation and is ideal if you wish to try out a cycling holiday for the first time. The choice of gentle circular rides allows you to cover distances you feel happy with at the same time as exploring picturesque villages and countryside made famous by Constable’s brushstrokes. Read More



Start Day

Any Day

Board Basis

Bed & Breakfast

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3 Days, 2 Nights


Feb - Nov

Tour Grade

Grade 2 (Easy)

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This single centre break is ideal for those who want to try out a cycling who simply want to mix cycling with a stay at a hotel with superb facilities set in beautiful countryside.

Tour Code:
Single Centre Cycling Holiday
3 Days, 2 Nights
Board Basis:
Bed & Breakfast
Feb - Nov


There is a choice of excellent circular rides exploring the picturesque villages and countryside made famous by John Constable.

Your base on this holiday is the hotel at the Stoke-by-Nayland Club. Here you will find everything you could want to relax and unwind, including a magnificent pool and fitness centre, two golf courses, sauna and steam room and a chance for soothing massage and beauty treatment after the days cycling.


Day 1 Arrive & explore

Arrive and enjoy the facilities of the hotel

Day 2 Choice of circular rides

Mileage: Min 9 Max16

Day 3 Choice of circular rides & depart

Mileage: Min 9 Max16

The circular rides: We offer a choice of routes with distances between 9 and 16 miles, with each ride carefully planned to make sure you see the best of the area and that you travel the distance you are most comfortable with. You can splash through the ford at Kersey one of the prettiest of all the Suffolk villages and explore Dedham with its medieval houses, antique shops and craft market. From Dedham, you can also enjoy a riverside stroll to Flatford Mill, the setting for the ‘Haywain’ as well as a number of other of John Constable’s most famous works. All of the routes offer excellent cycling and there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a good pub lunch, cream tea or both.

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Ensuite accommodation as described with full English breakfast (prices based on two adults sharing)

Hire of hybrid bicycle and ancillary equipment (single pannier and handlebar bag or map holder, pump, basic tools, spare inner tube & puncture repair equipment, helmet if required)

Delivery & collection of bicycles with a full briefing

Local assistance on call (we will attend for puncture repair in Suffolk)

Detailed itinerary with meticulously planned and researched routes following quiet country lanes with a choice of routes available each day (usually recommended, long and short)

Route notes, descriptions and use of good OS mapping (maps available on arrival). We pride ourselves on our detailed level of documentation which includes plenty of top tips for places to visit or for relaxing and sampling the local fare along the way. We send electronic versions of these documents by email approximately two weeks before your stay so you can plan ahead and look forward to your gentle cycling adventure

We have now switched the default navigation system to GPS – in our opinion this is now the most convenient method as it eliminates the need for frequent stops to check the map

  • We provide you with access to a premium GPS smartphone navigation app (IOS or Android) and send you links so that you can download all of the route options before you leave home.  We will provide a handlebar bracket for your phone if required; it is also recommended that you bring a spare battery/powerbank to make sure that your phone lasts the day
  • We can also provide GPS tracks in whatever format if you prefer to load them into your own GPS Unit
  • Finally, we can provide a limited number of GPS  units with the routes preloaded – this is on a first come first served basis – please let us know as soon as  you can if  you would like to use one
  • We will also provide OS 1:50,000 mapping on arrival as additional support to allow for any impromptu route changes
  • Traditional map-based navigation (using marked OS maps) is still available as an alternative at extra cost upon request (at least two weeks in advance)
Please note that the price EXCLUDES

Costs of getting to and from the start point

Accommodation Options

A selected 4 star hotel near to Stoke By Nayland with golf, pool and spa facilities.

Supplements are payable for Friday and Saturday night stays.

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