Touring and Expedition

CTC offers a unique route information library for the UK and for over 90 countries worldwide. CTC members can access over 600 written route sheets from leisurely weekends, through to several weeks in the saddle.

Essential Information

CTC routes
CTC Members can download route notes from an extensive library kindly supplied to us by CTC members. Offering a diary account of an individuals trip...
End to End logo (LEJOG)
Cycling from Land's End to John o' Groats (LEJOG) - the entire length of the UK - is a challenge that many thousands of people take on each...
Cyclist on Raithlin Island in Northern Ireland
Looking for cycle friendly accommodation, cafe or cycle hire operator? See the list we've compiled on our Cyclists Welcome pages.
CTC Holidays and Tours
We offer the most comprehensive range of cycling holidays available in the UK and every tour has its own unique personality because our tour leaders...
Cycle A-way - CTC unique guide to published cycle routes
CTC’s unique guide to all the published cycle routes in the British Isles, whether on or off-road. Find places to ride and information about them...
Two bikes on a train
Carrying a bike by public transport is usually quite straight forward. However, there are sometimes restrictrictions so it is best to plan ahead and...
Cycling round the world
Touring 18,000 miles around the world in record time is tough on both bike and equipment. Rob Ainsley asked Mark Beaumont, James Bowthorpe and Julian...
Two well-equipped cyclists on tour
Exploring by cycle is on the up, and manufacturers now produce many machines suited to carrying you and all your kit in comfort. Here we list a...

Latest Features

Photo by Chris Juden
It was not until we were in Tuscany, cycling amongst the vines on the crushed white limestone of a strada bianca, that I realised the double meaning...
Winter cycling in the Peloponnese mountains
By February, after this most miserable of winters, I’d almost forgotten what a pleasure it can be to ride a bike. What better to rekindle one's...
Lady riding with dog on bike
Expeditions don’t require exotic destinations or big distances, only a sense of adventure – as Judy Mapledoram and family discovered in Devon.
Robert and Jim Ball on Tandem Tricycle
On 13 June 2014, Kevin Ball and his father Jim will be undertaking the journey from John o'Groats to Lands End by tandem tricycle for an...
Image of cycling group http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjuden/6206413519
I learnt everything I know about leading cycle rides and tours with CTC, but not from any of the training courses recently profiled here and in...
Glynis Francis and Team Glow
CTC members from across the UK came together at the Annual Dinner and Prizegiving in Glasgow to celebrate the amazing achievements of the army of...

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  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

 

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