Tours and Events

CTC Swale organises tours over the summer and supports the local charities. These events and the tours especially, are very popular amoungst our members and eagerly waited for, and chance for the Club to be proud of its roots and explore new areas outside of Kent and abroad.

This year calendar includes:

Jez's ride to Barnstable.

The 'Journey in Between Tour'.

Join Jez Clinch on this five day tour in June 2017 from Sittingbourne to Barnstable.
Jez has carefully checked the route and the overnight stops and has ridden it himself already.
The route finishes on a large section of the Tarka Trail. The Trail is very easy cycling. This disused railway line conversion is traffic free and surfaced throughout, along estuary sides and through wooded valleys. We join it at Meeth and will be cycling approx. 26 miles on the trail.
It is expected that riders will make their own overnight bookings and return travel arrangements. Bookings for the last night at the Cresta Guest House are best given to Jez to book en masse in January as we may be able to book the whole guest house together.
Some assistance with the return journey may be available from fellow riders dependant of numbers. There are other options such as trains and one way van hire.
Any other information you may require Jez will be happy to assist with on request.
Please let Jez know if you are able to come before the first of January.


Day One – Sat 10th June 2017. 80 Miles.
King Georges Park to the Travel Lodge, Billingshurst Five Oaks, Stane St, Billingshurst RH14 9AE.
From Sittingbourne, Headcorn, Hawkhurst, Heathfield, South of Haywards Heath to Billingshurst.
www.travelodge.co.uk Phone - 0371 984 6013. Approx price per person £46.00.

Day Two – Sun 11th June 2017. 65 Miles.
Billingshurst to Premier Inn, Silver Street, Hordle, Lymington SO41 0FN.
Via Hayling Island, Portsmouth, I of Wight, Lymington.
www.premierinn.com Phone - 0871 527 8692. Approx ppp £54.00.Day Two

Day Three – Mon 12th June 2017. 67 Miles.
Lymington to Premier Inn, Lodmoor Country Park, Preston Beach Road, Weymouth DT4 7SX.
Via Bournemouth, Corfe Castle, Wareham to Weymouth sea front.
www.premierinn.com Phone - 0871 527 9158. Approx ppp £81.00.

Day Three

Day Four – Tue 13th June 2017. 63 miles.
Weymouth to The Inn Keepers Lodge, The St George & Dragon Clyst St George, Exeter, EX3 0QJ.
Via Weymouth, Dorchester, Lyme Regis, Exeter.
www.innkeeperslodge.com Phone - 0845 11 26 086. Approx ppp £84.00.Day Four

Day Five – Wed 14th June 2017. 55 miles.
Exeter to Cresta Guest House, 26 Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 2BU.
Via Exeter, Crediton, Hatherleigh then we join the Tarka Trail at Meeth and onward to Bideford and Barnstable.
Day Five

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4th June 2017 - Demelza - Pedal for a Purpose



Sunday 30th April 2017. Isle of Wight Randonnee (early May bank holiday weekend)