SUP and Cycle
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August 2023
Join Adventure Velo for two days cycling and water sports in the Beautiful Cotswolds. With over 185 different Lakes and miles upon mile of beautiful roads it makes for a perfect weekend.
The weekend is aimed at enjoying the full beauty of the Cotswolds, it's not a race it's a leisure tour!
Cycling over 2 days with a choice of routes to follow - 30, 45 and 60 taking in sights such as Bibury, Bourton on the Water, Tetbury, Burford, Stow on the Wold and all the amazing villages in between.
Each rider will be given GPX files to follow the route and a comprehensive guide of the best places to stop and visit along the way. Pick a route that suits your ability and make a day of it!
You will be based at the Cotswold Water Park (GL7 5TL) in a lake side Cycling Village staying in Safari tents. Camp beds are provided but you will need your own bedding.
A BBQ evening meal on the Saturday is included along with breakfast on Sunday and Tea/Coffee and cake when you finish on Sunday.
Saturday afternoon after your ride you will be able to enjoy a selection of Water sports such as Paddleboard (SUP), Canoeing and Kayak all included in the price.
During the evening you can spend time around the campfire or take a walk to the near by lake side bars and restaurants.
DAY 1 - Arrival at start point for registration from 9am. Register and check into the cycling village. Once registered its time to hit the road (by 10am) - choices from 30, 45- and 60-mile routes. Today's routes all head out in the same direction towards Sapperton and Frampton Mansell, Chevenage and Tetbury. the routes then split with the 30-mile route heading back to base via Crudwell, the 45-mile loop via Malmesbury and the 60-mile loop heads out to the beautiful village of Castle Comb. There are plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the sights along the way, including lots of cafes and pubs if you choose. Information about each route and places to stop will be provided.
After returning to base, you get to enjoy 2 hours of water sports including Paddleboard (SUP), Kayak and Canoes.
During the evening a BBQ will be provided including a selection of local meats, breads and salads, along with cakes and desserts. Dietary requirements can be catered for.
During the evening there will be time to relax around the camp fire, in the Yurt or you may want to take a walk to the local lakeside bars and restaurants.
DAY 2 - After a restful night, breakfast will be served at 9am - a selection of breakfast rolls, fruit and tea and coffee. After breakfast we will check out of the cycling village and hit the road for day two. Again, everyone will head out in the same direction towards Coln St Aldwyns, Quinington and Bibury. The routes will then split with the 30-mile route heading towards Ablington and Winson before returning back to camp via the Whiteway and Cirencester, the 45-mile route will continue onto Bourton on the Water and the 60-mile loop will take in 4 iconic towns - Bibury, Burford, Stow on the Wold and Bourton on the Water. Again a comprehensive guide to all the best places to visit will be provided.
On return to base today tea, coffee and cake will be served from the onsite cafe. You will have time to relax before making your way home, hopefully with many fond memories of the Cotswolds.
Accommodation on Saturday night in Safari tents at the Cycling Village.
Camp bed - will need own bedding.
BBQ evening meal on day one.
Water sports on day one including SUP, Canoe and Kayak.
Breakfast on day two
Tea, Coffee and Cake when you finish on day two.
GPX files of the routes ( you will need a navigation devise)
Support and encouragement whilst on the ride
Recovery for extreme mechanical failure ( does not include punctures!)
Friendship and fun.
Accommodation before or after the event.
Packed lunch for on the rides.
NB: Dinner on day 1 and Breakfast on day 2 are included. You will need to buy own lunches and drinks.
This event is limited to 40 spaces - Total cost for the weekend is £180 per person sharing a 4 person safari tent (if you are travelling alone, you will be sharing with other riders of the same sex)
If you would like to book a space on this event we require a £50 non refundable deposit ( would be refunded if event does not run) at the time of booking. The balance is then due 6 weeks before.