Classic Dorset Beaches and New Forest Views
7 nights / 8 days self- guided cycling tour
Price: £875 per person based on two people sharing a room. £530 per child based on 2 children sharing a room.
Start & finish: Starts Fridays and is circular from Burley. Burley is a short taxi ride from Brockenhurst station which is 1.5 hours from London by train. It is also close to Bournemouth airport.
Accommodation: A forest inn in Burley, a private house in Mudeford and a small hotel in the heart of Wareham
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Cycling mileage: . 3 days of cycling 15 - 24 miles (24 - 38 km) per day and 2 days of optional cycling.
Grade out of 5 based on distance and elevation: 1
Traffic free: 60%; very low traffic on the rest
Starting in the New Forest, this tour combines forest life at its best with the stunning Dorset coast. With several days of optional cycling, the itinerary is very relaxed and provides plenty of time to discover the many pleasures of this holiday area.
The tour leads through a variety of forests and woods, where you can enjoy some unusually close encounters with animals. Peaceful and traffic free tracks lead to characterful villages and historic small towns that are a delight to explore. The Dorset coastal areas you will visit offer wonderful variety from the charming fishing village and beach at Mudeford to the busy quays where you board two ferries. Enjoy sand spits and beach huts, two piers and beachside and cliff top cycling in Bournemouth. The unspoilt glorious sandy beaches of Studland are part of the route too along with the utterly delightful quay on the river estuary at Wareham and a glimpse of rural Dorset at its best. Add a tank museum or steam trains, a spot of boating or horse riding or simply some time on the beach and it’s quite an adventure!
- Extend the tour to include the Isle of Wight and Beaulieu by taking our 8 night tour - Isles, Coast and New Forest
- Extend the tour to Salisbury and Stonehenge by adding our Stonehenge and New Forest tour
Booking: Fill in the Reservation form
Payment: 30% on booking and the remainder 60 days before the tour starts.
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