Complete Cotswolds Cycle Loop

Easily accessible by train from London and situated on the Roman Fosse Way, Moreton-in-Marsh is a charming market town with many 18th century inns and houses. Chipping Campden and Stow-on-the-Wold are steeped in history and were both important market towns for the wool trade in medieval times. All towns have many stores, restaurants and pubs to keep you entertained during your stay

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Region : England
Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Level :
Type : On the way
Category : Bike
Trip : Self-guided
Activity : Hybrid
Dates : Starts any day

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Day 1 :   Arrival in Moreton-in-Marsh

Arrive in Moreton-in-Marsh on your own and settle in your charming hotel. (transfer on your own to the hotel),

Day 2 :   Moreton in Marsh LOOP

Option 1 : 28 Miles - 45 Km  Option 2 : 38 Miles - 61 Km 

If you have requested bikes they will arrive in the morning and you will be given a brief orientation. You are then free to take one of the circular cycle routes and will back in Moreton-in-Marsh in the late afternoon giving you more time to explore. Short Option– 28 miles-gentle ride following the Evenlode River and passing through several pretty villages including Kingham, Evenlode and Adlestrop. Longer option– 38 miles- From Moreton-in-Marsh to Stow-on-the-Wold and Chipping Norton via the prehistoric Rollright stone circle and passing through 12 picturesque villages.

Day 3 :   From Moreton in Marsh to Chipping Campden

Distance 1 : 17 Miles - 27 Km 

This day you will take a short 17-mile ride to Chipping Campden where you will base yourselves for the next two nights. The tour passes through the pretty villages of Ebrington and Todenham and you have the option of visiting Hidcote Manor Gardens.

Day 4 :   Chipping Campden LOOP

Option 1 : 8 Miles - 13 Km  Option 2 : 26 Miles - 42 Km 

Today you will take another circular tour from Chipping Campden where you will return to for your final evening in the town. Short Option– 8 miles- Ride to Hidcote Gardens and back. One of the most famous english gardens. Longer option–26 miles- take a nice ride along a disused railway into Straftord-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Day 5 :   From Chipping Campden to Stow on the Wold

Distance 1 : 17 Miles - 27 Km 

Today you will take an easy 17 mile ride from Chipping Campden to Stow-on-the-Wold via Snowshill, Temple Guiting and Broadway Tower. Stow will be your home for your final two nights.

Day 6 :   Stow on the World LOOP

Option 1 : 13 Miles - 21 Km  Option 2 : 28 Miles - 45 Km 

Your final day of cycling will be another circular route from Stow-on-the-Wold where you will return for the last night of your stay Short Option– 13 miles-circuit from Stow on the Wold and passing through the lovely twin villages of Upper and Lower Slaughter via Bourton-on-the-Water. Longer option–28 miles- loop from Stow to Bourton-on-the-Water via Upper Slaughter and down through the Windrush Valley to the Barringtons and back via the pretty village of Bledington

Day 7 :   Departure from Stow on the Wold

You can take your time getting started in the morning to have breakfast and depart at your leisure from Stow on the Wold. (Depart on your own).

Average / Day : Distance : 35.13 Km / 21.88 Miles

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Day : 1, 2

Housed in a 17th century inn, the White Hart is located in the historic town center of Moreton-in-Marsh. Individually appointed rooms include four-poster beds, private gardens, large shower rooms and clawfoot baths. The traditional Snug Bar features stone floors and a large original fireplace. Fresh, local produce makes up the traditional British menu at the Courtyard Restaurant. Guests can also enjoy the 2 period rooms at The White Hart Royal, Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds. The White Hart Royal, Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds has royal credentials as King Charles I took refuge here during the English Civil War.

Day : 3, 4

The Noel Arms Hotel is an award-winning hotel set in a 16th century building in the market town of Chipping Campden. Guests can relax by the open fire and use the free on-site parking. All of our luxury rooms are uniquely decorated. They feature elegant furnishings and a private bathroom with a bathtub, shower and complimentary toiletries. One room has a luxurious carved four-poster bed dating back to 1657. The restaurant's menu is made from fresh, local ingredients. The restaurant serves a varied menu including award-winning curry dishes every night. The hotel's terrace and spacious winter garden are perfect places to enjoy lunch or homemade cake from the on-site café.

Day : 5, 6

The Kings Arms boasts all the charm you’d expect from a Cotswold hotel and pub, with oodles of quirky character thrown in. You’re always greeted with a warm, friendly smile at the Kings, where you’ll find cosy, comfortable accommodation, a refreshing drink, and top quality, freshly prepared locally sourced food. The main building accommodates seven en-suite bedrooms, some with a steep climb up the original staircase which is rewarded with a view out across Market Square. The three split-level ‘stable’ rooms are in the courtyard on the site of the original coaching inn stables. These have a sitting room, TV, hot drink making facilities and en-suite bathroom downstairs, and a mezzanine floor bedroom upstairs. Off street, on site parking available. The Kings Arms restaurant is a true hidden gem, combining quirky contemporary style with the warmth and character of one of the Cotswolds’ oldest, most historic Inns. The stylish restaurant features glass top and hand painted vintage tables, bar, comfy sofas, real log fire for the cold winter and a stunning view across the old Stow Market Square.

Bikes available for your tour

The characteristics of this bike are presented as an example and are not guaranteed
Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

Hybrid bike - Standard
RIDGEBACK METEOR'S - ( or equivalent)

The hybrids bikes we use are brand new Ridgeback Meteor’s and include full length mud guards and pannier rack. Hybrids are perfect for the countrylanes and roads in the Cotswolds.

Finished with a Shimano 24 speed drive train and ergonomically designed Shimano EZ-Fire shift levers the Meteor will offer you miles of stress free riding.

• Each bicycle is equipped with a bottle cage, front handlebar bag and rear pannier

• Helmet

• 2 Spare tubes

• Repair kit with tire levers & Patch kit

• Pump

• Bike lock

• Odometer


  • 6 nights superior accommodation

  • Breakfast every day

  • Luggage transfers between lodgings

  • 5 days cycling

  • Tour folder with route notes and maps

  • Full support

  • GPX files

What's not included

  • Bike hire (if needed)

  • Transfers to and from start/finish point

  • snacks, lunch and dinner

  • Travel insurance

Informations & Recommendations

  • Solo traveller supplement

  • Single room supplement

  • Bike hire (hybrids or E-Bikes)

  • Extra night in Stow-on-the-Wold at end of stay

  • Friday/saturday surcharge

  • Pre-tour briefing with company representative

Tour rates

Contact our tour consultants for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.

Price from* & per person Double occupancy Single supplement
(traveling with a group)
Solo traveler
(traveling alone)
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*Rates vary according to hotel availability and specific start date. Please contact us for triple room rates

Bikes available

Bikes available Options per person
Electric assist bike
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Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.

Services available

Services available
Cancelation insurance 6%

Bot scann is mandatory