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Cycling the Cotswolds: The Essence of England

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Program #3670RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Aug 10, 2014
10:00 AM - group meets at London Heathrow Airport.
You will be staying at the Regency Park Hotel that night.
Location: Thatcham
Transportation to site: Directions to the Regency Park Hotel in Thatcham from London Paddington Station: board any train (departs every hour) heading towards Reading (35 minutes). Walk to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (stop EM) and board a #1 jet black bus towards Newbury. Get off at Thatcham (stop Broadway). Take a taxi to the Regency Park Hotel (5 minutes) or walk 1.2 miles (25 minutes). If you are departing the U.S. prior to the group departure and plan to connect with the group at the airport on the day the program commences, be sure to be at the meeting point at the time indicated. If you plan to meet the group at the Regency Park Hotel, please notify our office prior to your departure: (860) 767-7005 or info@internationalbicycletours.com.

End of Program
Aug 20, 2014
Early morning group transfer from Stratford-upon-Avon to London Heathrow Airport based on flight departure times.
You will be staying at the Best Western Grosvenor Hotel the night before.
Location: Departure
Transportation to site: Take a train from Stratford-upon-Avon to London Maryleborne Railway Station; approximate travel time is 2 hours. Train fare will cost about £50. Cheaper fares might be available with advance booking online. Option 1: From Maryleborne Tube Station, take the Bakerloo Line (brown) heading towards Elephant & Castle to Piccadilly Circus and transfer to the Piccadilly Line (blue) heading towards Heathrow Airport; approximate travel time is one hour. Train fare will cost about £5.70. Option 2: From Maryleborne Tube Station, take the Bakerloo Line (brown) heading towards Harrow & Wealdstone to Paddington Tube Station. Train fare will cost about £5.70. Walk upstairs to the Paddington Railway Station and board the Heathrow Express. Train fare will cost about £21 - £29; approximate travel time is 15 minutes.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Contact info:
Bowling Green Road
Thatcham, RG14 5NU UK:England
phone: +44 01635 871555
web: www.regencyparkhotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: Hypo-allergenic pillows and duvets, LCD TV, ironing station, room fridge, hospitality tray, WiFi, in-room safe.

Facility amenities: Room Service, business center, laundry & dry cleaning services, fitness center, spa pool, steam room, sauna, indoor swimming pool and spa offering a wide range of treatments and products.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Contact info:
Warwick Road
Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6YT UK:England
phone: +44 01789 269213
web: www.bwgh.co.uk/

Room amenities: Satellite LCD TVs, WiFi, Hairdryer, Room Service, Iron

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Lounge, Bar

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact IBT for rates.
Please refer to the OPTIONAL EXTENSIONS section of your preparatory materials for rates.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Included
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10 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 10 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips

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