9 days
Duration
1800 miles
Miles
Yes
Pillions?
Any Rider, Scenic
Tour pace

WALES CUMBRIA & SCOTLAND UK
SELF-GUIDED MOTORCYCLE TOUR

Heading along the western side of the UK this tour takes you through some of Britain’s finest roads and scenic hot spots. For many of us, it will be an eye opener to discover how beautiful the UK really is. Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour


Three tours in one! Wales Scotland Cumbria Motorcycle Tour captures some of the most incredible scenery and biking roads in the British Isles.

Discover amazing biker friendly roads as you weave your way through the stunning Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour countryside and then into the Lake District, finishing off with a tour around Glencoe

In response to popular demand we are pleased to offer our customers this fabulous tour. Beginning in the Brecon Beacons, a popular area for walkers, hill climbers and the British Military.

Head through Wales to discover some fantastic roads and stunning scenery before heading off to the Lake District and then onto Scotland for a fun packed, entertaining but relaxing tour of our beautiful countryside.

WALES – 2 nights

Impressive Snowdonian Mountains, beautiful narrow roads that meander alongside reservoirs and through quaint stone built villages tucked away in the Welsh countryside. After a couple of days blasting through Wales and stopping off frequently for coffee and cake or a castle or two, you’ll head for Cumbria’s Lake District

THE LAKE DISTRICT – 3 nights

The lake district is a superb riding location within the UK, it has stunning lakes, mountains, beautiful villages and a sense of feeling that you’ll be taken back in time.

You’ll be riding alongside the most famous of the lakes, Windermere, Coniston and Ullswater, whilst enjoying some of the most popular roads to explore in the area, some can even be a little challenging due to their steepness but its all on tarmac and as long as you don’t have a nervous disposition, you’ll find it a piece of cake, Kendal cake that is, Kendal Mint cake! You have to try some when you are there.

Three nights in the Lake District, allowing you to leave your luggage in the room and ride a little more freely.

SCOTLAND GLENCOE – 2 nights

The third part of the tour takes you over the Scottish border. Ride through Galloway National Park.  From here heading through Loch Lomond and The Trussachs National Park in a loop of Glencoe,

PEAK DISTRICT OVERNIGHT STOP 
For those in the south their is an option to stop overnight in the Peak District before heading home

 

Highlights:

  • Snowdonia
  • Caermafon Castle
  • Windermere lakes
  • Coniston Lake
  • Ullswater Lake
  • Lake District national Park
  • Galloway
  • Castles
  • Waterfalls
  • Glencoe
  • Hardknott Pass (plus many others)
  • Yorkshire Dales
  • Peak District

And more

1

DAY 1 - BRECON BEACONS - CAERNARFON

Brecon Beacons early morning. Head through Brecon Beacons, Elan Valley, across numerous reservoirs and through the twisty lanes of Snowdonia before arriving in Bala for the evening.
2

DAY 2 - WALES - SNOWDONIA

Ride through Snowdonia National Park and a visit to Camaerfon Castle
3

DAY 3 - THE LAKES

Heading north and through Yorkshire Dales, heading for the lakes.

4

DAY 4 - LAKE DISTRICT

Ride alongside some of the most impressive lakes in all of the British Isles. Coniston, Ullsawater and Whindemere to name but a few. Also ride through Honister Pass, Hard Knott Pass. Kirkstone Pass and many others.

5

DAY 5 - LAKES 2

More impressive riding or an optional day off the bikes to explore the local area

6

DAY 6 - Heading for Glencoe

Head north to Glencoe via Galloway National Park

7

DAY 7 - GLENCOE

Explore Glencoe as you will ride a loop around the impressive mountain range and national park via Oban stopping at waterfalls and castles on route

8

DAY 8 - Head South - Peak district

Head south through and into the Peak District for an overnight stop before heading back home. (Optional)

9

DAY 9 - HEAD HOME

Head home, the tour ends


Hotels – 3 or 4* inc breakfast

2 x hotel nights in Wales
3 x Hotel nights in the Lakes
2 x Hotel nights in Scotland
1 x Optional night in Peak District

DATES 2020

You choose your dates

PRICES

7 Nights 

2 x persons (2 x riders or rider & pillion) sharing twin/double room – £1199.00 (Only £599.50 each)
Single rider with private room – £999.00

8 Nights
(includes extra night in Peak District for those travelling from the South to break up the return journey from Scotland)

2 x persons (2 x riders or rider 7 pillion) sharing twin/double room – £1299.00 (Only £649.50 each)
Single rider with private room – £1099.00

When using the booking form on the right (at the bottom of the page if on a mobile) choose “1” for 2 x person. If there are 4 riders sharing two rooms for example, then select “2” as the quantity. 

Included in the price of the tour booking

  • Good quality hotel accommodation (3 or 4*) some with spa and pool
  • Full Breakfast each morning
  • Full support from a professional company
  • Itinerary and detailed instructions / info guide
  • Daily GPS maps for your Sat Nav or smartphone

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Repatriation cover / breakdown cover
  • Fuel
  • Entrance fees
  • Parking fees
  • Ferry tickets
  • Meals or drinks other than stated
  • Room service or mini bar

I am fairly new to biking, would this be suitable?

Yes, it is a more relaxed paced tour and there are more scenic stops throughout the day. It is a casual paced ride so as long as you are confident, you should be fine

Are evening meals included?

No, we prefer, (from experience) to let you choose what you want to eat. Having tried including set menu meals with our tours in the past we found them to be very unsatisfactory in many ways. We didn’t feel we received good value for our clients money or the kind of portions that would be suitable for a growing biker!

Is Scotland expensive?

We find that some things in Scotland are more expensive than in England. Typically hotel accommodation is much more expensive as it is limited on choice and often gets booked up many months in advance. Food and drink however, is relatively similar in price.

What is the weather like?

Typically from May to September the weather is pleasant with temperatures reaching highs in the mid 20’s. However, June can be a frustrating time for many due to the high number of midges.

When is the best time to go?

A great time to go is during May or September and October, when the crowds are quieter and the weather is still very pleasant. August is sometimes busy with tourists and motorhomes/caravans.

Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour
Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour
Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour
Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour
Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour
Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour
Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour
Wales Cumbria Scotland Motorcycle Tour

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