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 Maps
CTC Maps - map your own rides or view the CTC route and country information sheets. Our route sheets are provided by CTC members, and are submitted...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Cycle Friendly Accomodation in the UK
Looking for cycle friendly accommodation? See the list we've compiled on our Cyclists Welcome accommodation pages.
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...


How to take your bike on holiday to France by rail
Man with bike boarding French train
Ed Lancaster of the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) looks at opportunities to take your own bike with you if you travel for a cycle holiday in France by rail.
The Henley-on-Thames 'Short Cycle' Route
Ride start in Henley
A short scenic route from Henley-on-Thames, around some of the more famous scenes in the Chilterns, and back to the riverside town to indulge in one of their finest cafes.

New 2014 CTC Holidays and Tours

If you're looking for an organised cycling tour, CTC Holidays and Tours just may have the answer. Offering cycling tours in the UK, Europe and far beyond, our experienced and knowledgeable tour leaders create some fantastic cycling tours for all.


  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Gordon Seabright
  • 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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