Classic & Luxury itinerary day-by-day
1. Day one
Richmond and Kew
At a time to suit you, make your way to our base in Richmond, to pick up your cycling equipment. Your host will meet you there, organise your bicycle and run through your itinerary. Then you are off on your bike to discover bustling Richmond with its old palace and riverside cafes and to explore Kew and its famed garden. Maybe enjoy a fascinating ride through the royal park and along the waterside, dotted with famous historic houses to reach Ham House before returning to your hotel in Richmond.
8 - 15 miles (13 - 24 km)
2. Day two
Richmond to Hampton Court
Today there is a delightful cycle ride to Hampton Court Palace which takes you through two royal parks and along the river. There is 500 years of royal history at the palace from Henry VIII to Queen Victoria , from state apartments to Tudor kitchens, and renaissance paintings to the maze. Enjoy the 60 acres of riverside gardens too before you arrive at your hotel at Hampton Court.
11 miles (18 km)
3. Day three
Along the Thames to Windsor
Enjoy the delights of the Thames path through the Runnymede meadows and beyond. This is a very rural ride past houseboats and villas, famous islands and willow lined meadows, pretty lock cottages, attractive steeples & ancient waterside inns. Pedal through Old Windsor and on to reach the famous castle set in Windsor itself, where you will find your hotel.
20 miles (32 km)
4. Day four
Windsor and surrounding villages
Explore Eton and the riverside villages beyond Windsor with their charming brick and timber buildings and inns. Pedal through idyllic Windsor Great Park with its amazing views of Windsor and enjoy the famous Savill Garden. Return to Richmond by train where you drop your bikes and collect your luggage for your onward travel
12 miles (18 km), 25 miles (40 km) or 37 miles (59 km)
Pedal on to reach the famous castle set in Windsor itself, where you will find your hotel