Cycling holidays

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Cycling ancient trails: off-road on an e-bike in Pembrokeshire’s Preseli Hills
Guided e-mountain bike rides in south-west Wales reveal a wild landscape of woods and rocky summits, plus a valley so secluded it still follows the Julian calendar

Alf Alderson

13, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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My life in budget holidays has been a priceless experience
From chance encounters to thrilling train rides, holidays on a shoestring have been some of my best

Dixe Wills

07, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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On the Blueway to Tipperary: nature and history on Ireland’s new kayaking routes
Adding to the country’s network of traffic-free greenways, three new trails encourage paddleboarders and kayakers to explore by river, canal and lake

Yvonne Gordon

26, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Riding the new Rebellion Way: a cycling adventure through Norfolk’s history
A 232-mile cycle loop around the county offers pastoral charms, big skies and a look back at the region’s surprisingly defiant side

Damien Gabet

25, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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I’m cycling to Iceland: it’s a killer to ride but an easy country to love
The final part of our writer’s marathon sees him riding Europe’s wild outlier, where even squalls and snow fail to dampen his spirit

Kevin Rushby

08, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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I’m cycling from England to Iceland. Next up: the Faroe Islands
On the second stage of his no-fly ride to Iceland, our writer cycles the wild and dramatic Faroes – but still finds time for fishing and folk tales

Kevin Rushby

01, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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How to cycle to Iceland, part one: pedalling through Denmark
A gorgeous cycle path through sand dunes on the west Jutland shore helps our writer shake off last-minute challenges as he sets off on his epic trip

Kevin Rushby

24, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Like a ski resort for bikes: downhill mountain biking in Wales
BikePark Wales offer the UK’s longest beginner trail – 5km – and a great introduction to downhill mountain biking. Our writer and her family try it out

Sam Haddad

01, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Vast panoramas and the gleaming Adriatic: a cycle ride in west Slovenia
This route, ending in the gorgeous port town of Piran, combines fabulous cuisine, a rich culture and rural beauty, but also a chequered history

Kevin Rushby

24, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s all up, up, up’: sweat, tears and very low gears while cycling Italy’s stunning Maratona dles Dolomites
If you can catch your breath, the Maratona in Italy’s Dolomites is the world’s most beautiful bike race, says Martin Love

Martin Love

21, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Five of the best sustainable holidays across Europe
From a spa-and-cycling trail across Slovenia to the coolest energy-saving hotels in Berlin, these getaways tick all the eco boxes

Phoebe Taplin

21, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Wales on wheels: bikepacking for novices
A self-guided camp-and-cycle trip in southern Snowdonia was so glorious, I didn’t want it to end

Sian Lewis

20, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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