Cardiff to Amsterdam Bike Ride


bespoke guided rides

pie is a cycling events company delivering amazing bespoke bike rides throughout the UK and Europe. We create, develop, manage, operate and deliver fully supported guided group cycling trips for companies, charities and groups of individuals.  All to your specific brief.

This four day ride incorporates two iconic capital cities with an overnight ferry in between. Choice of daily routes.


4 day ride crossing the channel via Harwich

557km distance of riding

Full support crew


Day 1 Cardiff to Wiltshire 135km / 910m ascent

We begin the day with a welcome speech and safety briefing, before departing from Cardiff in our guided groups and heading east to the beautiful county of Wiltshire. We provide three refreshment stops during the day to keep you well fuelled on your journey. Hotel and evening meal in Swindon, Wiltshire.

Day 2 Swindon to Welwyn Garden City 144kms, 947m ascent

Heading out of Swindon we leave Wiltshire and head into Oxfordshire, passing over the Ridgeway National Trail and then on to Bucks and the Chilterns Area of Outstanding National Beauty, before we arrive in Welwyn Garden City.

Day 3 Welwyn Garden City 153kms & 990m ascent

Leaving Welwyn Garden City we head directly due east into Essex and before long arrive at the ferry terminal in Harwich. Our support crew will take care of your bike as you walk onto the ferry in time for dinner. Accommodation provided in en-suite cabins for the overnight crossing.

Day 4 Hook of Holland to Amsterdam 105kms & 369m ascent

Early morning arrival into Hook of Holland. Breakfast is provided on the ferry before disembarking and being reunited with your bikes and bike guides. It is then some very flat riding along the Dutch coast towards Amsterdam, finishing at the ‘I amsterdam’ sign. Again we will provide three refreshment stops during the day, along with a celebratory meal in the evening at a fabulous restaurant in the heart of the city.

Day 5 Travel day

Cyclists are free to explore Amsterdam before making your way back to the UK. We can transport your bikes back to the UK for you in our support vehicles if required.

More Information

Interested? Please contact us for more details. Call 01932 460090 or email and download the event summary sheet.


pie delivers fully supported bespoke guided rides throughout the UK and Europe for the discerning cyclist.

Every ride is designed completely to your needs so your cyclists, no matter what standard they are, will have a fabulous time.

We’re known for our efficiency, integrity, and our passion to get it right. From your 1st contact with us, to the last cyclist’s arrival, we will make your event as effortless and awesome as possible.

Your cyclists will be led in small groups of similar standards by our team of amazing guides on bikes who are in turn supported by our experienced crew of tour leaders and medics.

The end result is stunning scenery, challenging ascents, incredible descents, perfect hotels, great food, like minded company.

In short, an amazing ride.

Header image: “Amsterdam – Museumplein – Tulips around the Pond on Museumplein 16” by Txllxt TxllxT, licenced under CC BY-SA 4.0/cropped from original.

Download the Summary Sheet for more details