This tour is one of our most popular tours and is in keeping with our relaxed and scenic tours. On clear days with scenic views as we cross moorland, dales, a historic railway, one or two fords and a historical beacon.
Danby’s 17th Century beacon has sensational 360 degree panorama of moor, dale and sea. The world’s most popular heritage steam railway the North Yorkshire Moors Railway crosses our path where the magnificent steam engines ruled the railways. Then there is the water and depending on the time of year, plenty of it!
Starting on the Atlantic West Coast we traverse some of the finest trails and tracks the North of England has to offer (sorry Northumberland) finishing on the North East Coast; this Adventure Tour over 3 days is a Mini Overlanding Experience, a must do, blending green roads with minor ‘B’ and ‘C’ roads to accomplish the tour, with a Relaxed & Scenic theme of green roads, suitable for the majority of 4×4’s.
Saturday 13th – Saturday 19th September 2020
Our 3rd year into Europe where we will be based in the Principality of Andorra. During the 1700’s smugglers of the area found it is easy to dip in and out of Andorra’s neutral borders; crossing to and from Spain and France during the Napoleonic wars, transporting illegal goods between the two belligerent countries. A legacy of the smugglers trade is the network of trails and tracks suitable for 4×4, 2 wheels and two feet of course.
Resort accommodation is include in the cost of this tour for six nights Sunday to Saturday in a bungalow (log cabin) self catering accommodation and includes: kitchen, living room, bed room (Twin or Double Beds), TV, bathroom, sheets, towels, parking spot adjacent to the bungalow. The site offers excellent facilities: pitch & putt course, heated and covered swimming pool (in season), restaurant, picnic area with BBQ.
We have not included ferry or overnight transit costs into the cost of this tour. This allows customer to choose their own method and pace of travel to and from Andorra. We are more than happy to meet with customers at Dover docks early on the Saturday morning; we will travel through France with an overnight stop before continuing our outward journey to Andorra where we arrive on the Sunday afternoon.
Sunday 20th – Saturday 26th September 2020
Taking expressions of interest.
This tour is in the advance stages of planning and is dependent on a minimum number of bookings (4). Therefore, at this stage we are accepting expressions of interest, a £50 deposit is required. We anticipate that we will be able to confirm the late January.
The Douro is a river that has its source in Spain. Our journey begins at the small village of Paradela that marks the border between Spain and Portugal. A rugged region, with high slopes where the Douro winds between high granitic walls. Downstream of Barca d’Alva, both sides of the river become Portuguese, twisting and turning as large river cruise boats travel the final 130 mile of its course before flowing into the Atlantic Ocean in Porto.
This tour is a blend of trails and tracks that winds through olive groves, vineyards and dusty tracks as we follow the Douro from Paradela to the bright and colourful city of Porto.
The costs of this tour is £1600.00 for to 2 people sharing, with 6 nights bed and breakfast in combination of rural hotels and bed and breakfast establishments, along our route. This tour does not include fuel, road tolls, food and drinks (other than breakfast) throughout the tour.
We have not included ferry or overnight costs into the cost of this tour. This allows customer to choose their own method and pace of travel to and from Portugal. However, we can advise on sea crossings and routes to and from Portugal.
Cost: £280:00 Double or Twin / £220:00 Single
County Durham, Upper Teesdale, Cumbria and Northumberland, this north of England county trotting tour is a blend of history and nature. To take in all four counties at a relaxed pace we will stay overnight at the Park Head Hotel near to Bishop Auckland. Accommodation is included in the cost of the tour and is based on Dinner (3 course), Bed and Full English Breakfast £280 Twin or Double & £220 Single.