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...
Land's End to John o'Groats (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...
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.
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...


How to prepare for your first charity cycle ride
Guildford Challenge Ride
If you have signed up for a charity bike ride and are worried about what lies ahead, here's a handy guide to help you achieve your goal.
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.

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: Carol McKinley (Acting)
  • 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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