Reed Travel Features
NEW YORK -- Hiking or biking are ideal options for active
clients who want to explore Great Britain's less-traveled
Clients interested in embarking on an organized cycling or
walking tour have a variety of operators and des-
tinations from which to choose.
Following is a partial list of products:
* Based in Newport, R.I., the Wayfarers, (800) 249-4620, created
two new walks in England.
The five-night From Sea to Sea itinerary starts in Morecambe Bay
on the Irish Sea and crosses Yorkshire to Runswick Bay on the North
The tour is priced at $1,800 per person, double.
The Gardens of Dorset program takes participants on walks
through a variety of gardens, ranging from the turn-of-the-century
grounds of Wayford Manor to the subtropical landscapes of
The tour is priced at $1,680 per person, double.
* New York-based Lynott Tours, (800) 221-2474, introduced a
walking tour in Scotland priced from $829 per person, double.
The seven-night trip focuses on trails near Loch Leven in the
Highlands and is recommended for all levels of experience.
* Country Lanes, in Fordingbridge, England, takes cyclists
through the hills on its five-night Cotswolds itinerary.
The guided tour is priced at about $2,550 per person, double, or
clients can go on their own for about $2,225.
Country Lanes can be reached at (011) 44-142 565-5022; fax (011)
* Backroads, (800) 462-2848, launched a cycling program in
Scotland that explores the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of
The seven-night trip costs from $2,698 per person, double.
* Toronto-based Butterfield & Robinson, (800) 678-1147,
features a five-night walking itinerary exploring the
Along the way, the group will have time to poke around in local
antique shops and tour several gardens.
The program is priced at $2,750 per person, double.