Offroad tours – past & present

This page lists the tours we are planning this year, and where we have been since the inception of the offroad section.

2017

New Year: Grasmere, Lake District – Sel

February: Risca, South Wales – Sel

Easter: Newbridge on Wye, mid-Wales – Ian & Karen

Late May: Puncknowle, Dorset – Martin Mayhem

Mid-June: Bivvi Plus: the South Downs Way – Jason

Late June: Tunnel Hill & Caesars Camp – Farnboro’ Dave

Late July: Uffington bike packing – Al

August B/H: Shropshire Hills – Ian & Sel

ONA: HMS Mercury, South Downs – Angus & Alison

Early Nov: Henman Bunkhouse, Surrey Hills – Becky & Phil

2016

New Year – Minehead, Exmoor/Brendan Hills – Sel

February – Nether Stowey, Quantocks – Sel

Easter – Nantyr, Berwyn Hills – Ian & Karen

Early May BH – Gumber Boothy, South Downs – Pete

Late May BH – Dursley, south Gloucestershire – Martin
Early July – Bikepacking: Wash Water, Newbury – Al
Early August – Symonds Yat (west), Forest of Dean – Cath & El
August BH – Rhandirmwyn, Cambrian Moutains – Carol & John
Late September – Overnight Adventure – Calne – Angus & Alison
Early November – Neath (south Wales) – Becky & Phil

2015

New Year: Hathersage, Peak District – Sel

February – Parkend, Forest of Dean – Sel
Easter – Penmaenpool, Dolgellau, Wales – Ian & Karen
Early May BH – Hope, Peak District – Paul
Late May BH – Nidderdale, Yorkshire Dales – Marky
Early July – Cheddar, Mendips – Cath & El
Early August – Ash, Farnborough & Farnham – F’boro Dave
August BH – Crickhowell, Black Mountains – Carol & John
Late September – Overnight Adventure – South Downs (W) Angus & Alison
Early November – Cheddar, Mendips – Becky & Phil

2014

New Year: Dulverton, Exmoor – Ian & Karen

February: Glasbury, Black Mountains – Sel

March: Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean – Sel

Easter: Rhyader, Mid-Wales – Paul

Late May: Lymington (for Isle of Wight) – Ian & Karen

Early July: Burnsall, Yorkshire Dales (Tour de France) – Pete

Bank hol – Calne, Wessex Downs – Carol & John

ONA – Doddington, Kent – Al

Nov – Swanage, Isle of Purbeck – Becky & Phil

 

2013

New Year: West Malvern, Malvern Hills – Ian & Karen

Feb: Dunster, Exmoor – Sel

Easter: Little Langdale, Lake District – Ian & Karen

May – Cheddar – Cath & El

Late May – Corfe Castle, Purbecks – Paul

Late June – Farnborough, Hampshire – F’boro Dave

Late July – Ivenhoe Beacon – Marky

Bank hol – Tilshead, Salisbury Plain – Al

ONA – Salisbury – Angus & Alison

Nov – Haslemere, Surrey Hills – Becky & Phil

 

2012

NY – Sparrowhawks, Mitchinhampton, Dartmoor – Sel

Feb – Smithy’s, Black Mountains – Sel

Easter – St Briavels, Forest of Dean – Paul

May – Holford, Quantocks – Cath & El

Late May – Sedburgh, Howgills – Ian & Karen

mid-July – Holford, Quantocks – Marky Mark

Aug – Alfriston, South Downs – Ian & Karen

ONA – Arundle – Angus & Alison

Nov – Bwlch, Brecon Beacons – Becky & Phil

 

2011

NY – Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor – Ian & Karen

Feb – Smithys, Black Mountains – Sel

March – Dorking, Surrey Hills – Mickey & Ian

Easter – Capel Curig, Snowdon – Ian & Karen

May late – Dalby Forest, North York Moors – Cath & El

June – Tilshead, Salisbury Plain – Al

July – Long Myndd, Shropshire – Marky

Aug BH – Grafham, South Downs – Paul

ONA – Stonehenge – Angus & Alison

Nov – Dorking, Surrey Hills – Becky & Phil

 

2010

NY  – Hope, Peak District – Sel

Feb – Castle Inn, Black Mountains – Sel

Easter – Rhyader, Mid-Wales – Ian

May – Lymington, IoW (nearly!) – Al & John

May late – Hadraw, Yorkshire Dales – Marky

June  – Calne, Wessex Downs – Martin

July – Exmoor – Elliot & Catherine

Aug BH – Farnborough – Farnboro’ Dave

ONA – Brighton – Angus & Alison

Nov – Afan – Becky & Phil

 

2009

NY  – Countisbury, Exmoor

Feb – Pandy, Black Mountains

Easter – Little Langdale, Lake District

May – Holford, Quantocks

May late – Cracoe, Yorkshire Dales

June – Pierce Place, Andover

July – Cold Aston, Cotswolds

Aug BH – Church Penny Handley, Cranbourne Chase

ONA – Dunstable

Nov – Haslemere, Surrey Hills

 

2008

NY – Runnage Farm, Postbridge, Dartmoor

Feb – Smithys, Black Mountains

Easter – Thoralby, Yorkshire Dales

May – Wye Valley, Forest of Dean

May late – Garth, Mid-Wales

June – Holford, Quantocks

July – Washington, South Downs

Aug BH – Osmington, Purbeck Downs, Dorset

ONA – Stratford Upon Avon

Nov – Bwlch, Brecon Beacons

 

2007

NY  – Countisbury, Exmoor

Feb – Capel y Finn, Black Mountains

Easter – Castleton, Peak District

May – Hundred House, Mid Wales

Late May – Dufton, North Pennines

Late June – Golden Swan, Pewsey, Wessex Downs

Late July – Cheddar

Aug – Malverns – John & Sue

ONA – Lyme Regis

Nov – Haslemere, Surrey Hills

 

2006

NY – Capel-y-Fynn, Black Mountains

Feb 2006 – Stourhead Basecamp – Sel

Easter – Stowe-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds – Marky

May – South Downs – Andy

May – Church Penny Handley, Cranbourne Chase

Aug Bank hol – Corfe Castle, Purbecks – Al

ONA – Bridge too Far (Bristol) – Mark

Oct – Dorking, Surrey Hills – Becky & Phil

 

2005

Feb 2005 – Quantock 1 YHA – Sel

April 2005 – lockton YH – Marky

May 2005 – South Downs 2 – Andy Mac

May 2005 – Long Mynd – Martin

June 2005 – Teign Valley – Martin

July 2005 – Forest of Dean – Elliot

Aug 2005 – Cerne Abbas – Al

Sept 2005 – Henmans Basecamp – Stuart Mapp

Nov 2005 – Hindhead YHA – Becky/Phil

Twixmas 2005 – Capel-y-ffyn 2 – Sel

 

2004

Twixmas 2004 – llandeusant YHA – Sel

March 2004 – Jordans – Sel

April 2004 – Forest of Dean – Coleford – Mark Hoyle

May 2004 – Cheddar – Martin

Aug 2004 – Exmoor – Wimblepool – Sel

Sept 2004 – River to Coast (southampton) ONA – Sel

Nov 2004 – Afan – Becky/Phil

 

2003

March – Hindhead 1 – Sel

May – IoW trailquest – Martin

June – South Downs – Phil and Becky (elliot’s arrival!)

July – Teign Valley – Clifford Bridge – Martin

Aug – Sixpenny Handley – Sel

Aug – Garth – Sel

Sept – Bath or Bust – Sel (ONA5)

Nov – Hindhead YHA – Becky/Phil

Twixmas – Clun YHA – Sel

 

2002

Feb 2002 – Streatley YHA – Sel (ONA4)

May 2002 – IoW trailquest – Martin

Aug 2002 – Cheriton nr Winchester Flowerpot Inn camping – Martin

Twixmas 2002 – Capel-Y-Ffin 1 – Sel

 

2001

New Year 2001 – Talgarth 3 – Martin/Jayne

April 2001 – Salisbury YHA (foot and Mouth) – Sel

May 2001 – IoW trailquest – Martin

July 2001 – Purbeck – Burnbake campsite – Sel (Got my P7 nicked)

Aug 2001 – Cheriton nr Winchester Flowerpot camping – Jayne

Nov 2001 – Dorking – Phil/Becky

 

2000

New Year 2000 – Caversham – Sel and Hels

June 2000 – Nash bash Emma Green

July 2000 – Yorkshire Dales – Sarah/Frank

Aug 2000 –Porlock ???

Aug 2000 – Cheriton nr Winchester Flowerpot Inn camping – Martin

Nov 2000 – Marlborough – the Bull revisited – Beck/Phil

 

1999

New Year 1999 – Talgarth 2 Whole House farm – Ali/Sel

March 1999 – Wantage the 3 horseshoes ONA3 – Sel

May 1999 – Coed-y-Brenin week – Sel

June 1999 – Cheddar – Rodney Stoke Inn 2 – Martin

August 1999 – Malvern Classic Racing weekend – Martin

 

1998

New Year 1998 – Talgarth Whole House farm – Ali/Sel

Feb 1998 –Bradenham YHA – Sel (ONA2)

May 1998 – Rodney Stoke – Martin

June 1998 – Bath – Dave B and Liz (who got their bikes nicked)

July 1998 – IOW 2 – Brighstone – (Joint with Roadies) – Sel

Aug 1998 – Malvern Classic racing weekend – Martin

Sept 1998 – Purbeck – Burnbake campsite – Doc Holliday

Nov 1998 – Holmbury St. Mary YHA – Martin/Sel (fireworks and Skelly!)

 

 1997

March 1997 Ivinghoe YHA (joint with roadies)

April 1997 The Bull and back (Marlborough)–- Sel (ONA1).

June 1997 Winchester YHA (joint with roadies)

July 1997 IOW – Brighstone camping (joint with roadies) – Sel

Aug 1997 Tilshead Salisbury Plain – camoing – Sel

Sept 1997 St. Braviels YHA – Dave Boyce

 

1996

August 1996 Salisbury YHA (joint with roadies)