Conquering the Cotswolds

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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.

Multi-activity event around the Cotswolds, offering morning and afternoon guided hikes for those who wish to explore the area by foot, twinned with a guided bike ride which offers two fantastic fully supported rides through the rolling hills, quiet lanes and beautiful villages of the Cotswolds – 100 miles or 100 kms.

 

Morning and afternoon guided hike around the Cotswolds

Guided bike ride either 100km/850m or 160km/1482m route

Multiple route options

Fully supported event

Itinerary

Day 1

Challengers arrive at the hotel at their leisure. Upon arrival, you will meet the pie team and bike and hike guides, who will help get your road bikes set up and go through and queries you may have. Dinner is taken at your leisure.

Day 2

The day begins with a safety briefing before heading off in your groups. The cyclists will have a choice of tackling either a 100km or a 100mile route around the Cotswolds. Whereas the hikers will be transferred to the start of the hike location and take on a morning linear hike starting from the charming village of Bourton-on-Water, often referred to as “Venice of the Cotswolds”,  to Kingham, 13km and 146m of elevation.

The cycling routes take the cyclists through quintessentially English market towns and villages, built from honey-coloured stone. It will take on a range of rolling hills in the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales.

The cyclists and hikers will meet up for lunch in the village of Kingham, where they can take on necessary fluids and food before setting off for the second half of their respective challenges.

In the afternoon the hikers have  the option to do a circular hike around Kingham which is 14km and 165m of elevation, or there is also the option to do a shorter walk in the afternoon for those preferring a more relaxed stroll.

The cyclists and hikers all meet back at the hotel to compare the days activities, and enjoy the celebration meal.

Day 3

Breakfast is taken at your leisure, before departing for home.

More Information

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

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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.

Download the Summary Sheet for more details