The Countrywide Great Tour is the ultimate cycling adventure in Britain, a 64-day circumnavigation of our glorious British coastline which never loses the sight, sound and smell of the sea. This epic challenge draws in every coastal town, village and city to present Britain's greatest scenic views.
Each ride is around 100km with a fully supported and delivered by a handpicked team of dedicated experts assembled by SweetSpot. In aid of charity, this mass participation event will encourage community engagement, charitable contributions and lifelong memories. The core group of 40 will ride the whole event whilst being joined daily by corporate, charity and day riders building numbers to nearly 200.
The Countrywide Great Tour offers a range of ways you can get involved in this epic adventure through a variation of rider packages. Whether you're interested in one day, seven days or the entire 64 days we have a package for you.
One Day Package £50 - A single day rider will be welcomed at the start location registration point on the morning of the ride, ready and equipped to start their day. To start you will be provided with a Countrywide Great Tour t-shirt and on-going full bike maintenance support if required as well as one fully catered lunch stop and two further refreshment stops at mapped points. Upon finishing there will be a medal/pin as a token of congratulations. Luggage transfers provided for a day bag.
One Week Package£900 - A week rider will join us on Saturday morning (changeover day), at the registration point, riding that week's seven Stages. In time for your stage you will have received an official kit bag bundle which will include t-shirts and a jersey. Your package will include a fully catered array of meals prepared by our Great Tour Catering Team. All accommodation for the duration of your ride is also included, providing the perfect way to travel the coastline; fully supported to make the best of your experience.
64-Day Package £8100 - This ultimate rider package can prove to be once in a lifetime. The whole 64 day ride reflects every inch of Britain's coastline. A fully catered and fully accommodated ride which is supported by experienced staff is the ideal way to completely enjoy this adventure. Your bundle pack includes a kit bag, jersey, jacket, t-shirt and much more which will be delivered beforehand.
Whatever package you decide on CTC, the National Cycling Charity are providing all participants with an exclusive three month Countrywide Great Tour CTC Membership Package which will provide riders with £10m third party insurance, members 'cycle' magazine, discounts on bikes and products, equipment advice, access to exclusive theft and insurance products…and much more!