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Cycle to Amsterdam 2018

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Ever wondered what cycling in the Netherlands is really like? Well you can find out for yourselves in these superb challenges! You will ride through Belgium before hitting the Dutch streets, past tulip fields, alongside the famous canals and through dunes and nature reserves before finishing in the magnificent city of Amsterdam. Cycling is a way of life in Holland so take on the challenge and see it first hand!
Cycling from London to Amsterdam – the bike capital  of the world – is a classic European cycle experience and a wonderful challenge to achieve in only two days. Passing through the picturesque countryside of rural England, we cross the Channel and continue across the flat landscape of Dutch Zeeland. The sight of Amsterdam with its network of canals, cobbled streets and wonderful architecture will evoke a real sense of excitement. We celebrate our achievement with a night in Amsterdam before heading home by train. Day 1: London to Harwich (82 miles):  An early start from north east London allows us to avoid the morning traffic as we pass through the outskirts of London onto quieter roads. It is not long before we are among the fields and villages of rural Suffolk. The route is reasonably flat and will take us through quieter parts of the Suffolk countryside through Malden and then Colchester before heading to our destination Harwich. Here we have dinner at the yacht club before catching the overnight ferry to the Hook of Holland. Night on ferry. Day 2: Harwich to Amsterdam (55 miles):  We arrive into the Hook of Holland early in the morning and head towards Amsterdam. Our route takes us across the flat, cycle-friendly lands of Holland, hugging the sandy beaches and dunes of the coast. We pass the resort towns of Ter Heijde and Scheveningen, on the outskirts of The Hague, and head north through Katwijk aan Zee, an ancient town at the mouth of the River Rhine that was once the northern frontier of the Roman Empire. We leave the coast at Zandvoort’s long sandy beach and head east and inland, passing through Haarlem, which for centuries has been the ‘tulip centre’. Not far from Amsterdam now, we ride past the waterways and parks of Europe’s bike capital to our central finish point. We check into our hotel and have a well-earned shower and rest, before celebrating our achievement in this vibrant city.  Day 3: Amsterdam to London:  The morning is free for sight-seeing and exploring Amsterdam, or simply relaxing in one of the city’s many cafés. We then take an afternoon train back to London, connecting onto Eurostar in Brussels. Registration & Minimum Fundraising: £99 (registration fee) + £1,200 (minimum sponsorship).
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Cycle from London to Amsterdam via Bruges in just four days! Also known as the '3 Cities Bike Ride', this fantastic route will take you through some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK, Belgium and Holland! You'll also have time to enjoy the wonderful cities of Bruges and Amsterdam before heading home at the end of day five. Day 1: London to Calais (75 miles) From Crystal Palace, we cycle through the Kent countryside to Dover (avoiding busy roads) before catching the ferry to Calais. Day 2: Calais to Bruges (80 miles) After a hearty breakfast in Calais we cross into Belgium and cycle through picturesque villages on our way to Bruges. Day 3: Bruges to Breda (95 miles) We make our way down through the beautiful Dutch countryside and even take a ferry to cross from one island to another! Day 4: Breda to Amsterdam (90 miles) Our last day in the saddle, we cycle through quiet Dutch villages until we arrive in Amsterdam for a celebratory meal! Day 5: Amsterdam to London (Train) Spend the day exploring Amsterdam before catching the Eurostar to London. What’s included: Ferry travel from the UK to France, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Excluding dinner on day 1 and lunch/dinner on day 5), all accommodation (Minimum 3 stars), Support vehicles (luggage transport), Group guides & mechanical support, Team medic and Eurostar ticket back to London. Costs: When you register, you will be asked to pay a registration fee of £125. A further £800 in costs will be payable before the departure date. The £800 can either be self-funded or it can come out of your sponsorship fund, in which case a minimum sponsorship fund of £1,600 applies before Gift Aid is added.
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Cycle from London to Amsterdam via Bruges in just four days! Also known as the '3 Cities Bike Ride', this fantastic route will take you through some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK, Belgium and Holland! You'll also have time to enjoy the wonderful cities of Bruges and Amsterdam before heading home at the end of day five. Day 1: London to Calais (75 miles) From Crystal Palace, we cycle through the Kent countryside to Dover (avoiding busy roads) before catching the ferry to Calais. Day 2: Calais to Bruges (80 miles) After a hearty breakfast in Calais we cross into Belgium and cycle through picturesque villages on our way to Bruges. Day 3: Bruges to Breda (95 miles) We make our way down through the beautiful Dutch countryside and even take a ferry to cross from one island to another! Day 4: Breda to Amsterdam (90 miles) Our last day in the saddle, we cycle through quiet Dutch villages until we arrive in Amsterdam for a celebratory meal! Day 5: Amsterdam to London (Train) Spend the day exploring Amsterdam before catching the Eurostar to London. What’s included: Ferry travel from the UK to France, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Excluding dinner on day 1 and lunch/dinner on day 5), all accommodation (Minimum 3 stars), Support vehicles (luggage transport), Group guides & mechanical support, Team medic and Eurostar ticket back to London. Costs: When you register, you will be asked to pay a registration fee of £125. A further £800 in costs will be payable before the departure date. The £800 can either be self-funded or it can come out of your sponsorship fund, in which case a minimum sponsorship fund of £1,600 applies before Gift Aid is added.
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Cycling from London to Amsterdam – the bike capital  of the world – is a classic European cycle experience and a wonderful challenge to achieve in only two days. Passing through the picturesque countryside of rural England, we cross the Channel and continue across the flat landscape of Dutch Zeeland. The sight of Amsterdam with its network of canals, cobbled streets and wonderful architecture will evoke a real sense of excitement. We celebrate our achievement with a night in Amsterdam before heading home by train. Day 1: London to Harwich (82 miles):  An early start from north east London allows us to avoid the morning traffic as we pass through the outskirts of London onto quieter roads. It is not long before we are among the fields and villages of rural Suffolk. The route is reasonably flat and will take us through quieter parts of the Suffolk countryside through Malden and then Colchester before heading to our destination Harwich. Here we have dinner at the yacht club before catching the overnight ferry to the Hook of Holland. Night on ferry. Day 2: Harwich to Amsterdam (55 miles):  We arrive into the Hook of Holland early in the morning and head towards Amsterdam. Our route takes us across the flat, cycle-friendly lands of Holland, hugging the sandy beaches and dunes of the coast. We pass the resort towns of Ter Heijde and Scheveningen, on the outskirts of The Hague, and head north through Katwijk aan Zee, an ancient town at the mouth of the River Rhine that was once the northern frontier of the Roman Empire. We leave the coast at Zandvoort’s long sandy beach and head east and inland, passing through Haarlem, which for centuries has been the ‘tulip centre’. Not far from Amsterdam now, we ride past the waterways and parks of Europe’s bike capital to our central finish point. We check into our hotel and have a well-earned shower and rest, before celebrating our achievement in this vibrant city. Day 3: Amsterdam to London:  The morning is free for sight-seeing and exploring Amsterdam, or simply relaxing in one of the city’s many cafés. We then take an afternoon train back to London, connecting onto Eurostar in Brussels. Registration & Minimum Fundraising: £99 (registration fee) + £1,200 (minimum sponsorship).
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Cycle through four countries in four days on this epic 330 mile European cycling challenge. Starting in London, you'll head South, cross the Channel and cycle from Calais - Bruges. Having journeyed through the sights of beautiful Bruges, you'll then make your way to Breda, the Southern part of the Netherlands. On your 4th and final day of cycling, you'll head north along the coast into cheese country, before finally ending up in the fantastic city of Amsterdam. On day 5 you'll be free to explore Amsterdam with your team and celebrate as you please! You'll then make your way back to London on the Eurostar. Day 1: London to Calais (75 miles) Day 2: Calais to Bruges (80 miles) Day 3: Bruges to Breda (95 miles) Day 4: Breda to Amsterdam (90 miles) Day 5: Amsterdam to London (Train) Costs: Registration fee - £49.50 before 28th February, £99 after 1st March* + £1,550 (minimum sponsorship). *Sign up now to get 50% off your registration fee! Offer ends 28th February 2018