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The Lofoten Islands: A Photo Diary

The dramatic landscapes of Norway have had us ‘oo-ing’ and ‘aa-ing’ in the office for years and with some of the worlds most striking scenery, it’s not hard to see why. This is a destination where the...

Last Updated: 05 February 2016

China: 5 Fast Facts

Chopsticks at the ready! With Chinese New Year celebrations about to kick off for another year, we thought we’d take a closer look at this enthralling country and its fascinating customs. Most of you...

Last Updated: 04 February 2016

Mind over matter

With New Year fast becoming a distant memory of blurry celebrations and broken resolutions, we thought we’d take a fresh look at February to find out how you can grab the bike by the handlebars (quite...

Last Updated: 03 February 2016

Discover our guaranteed departures in 2016

Hip hip hooray! We’re jumping for joy and celebrating lots of guaranteed departures in 2016. With over 53 tours having already been confirmed across our range, it’s time to find out how you can join i...

Last Updated: 01 February 2016

Introducing our exciting new holiday in sunny Sardinia

As the 2nd largest island in the Mediterranean, the stunning island of Sardinia is blessed with a sensational coastline, making up a quarter of the total length of Italy’s coastal treasures. With natu...

Last Updated: 01 February 2016

Discover our early season discounts in 2016

Picturesque lakes & crisp apple strudels Breathtaking castles & schnitzel with noodles Cycling downhill & the pleasure that brings… These are a few of our favourite things! Our early season discounts...

Last Updated: 01 February 2016

Trip the lake fantastic

Fancy a holiday far from the hustle and bustle of the hoarding masses, but don’t want to compromise the picture-postcard views? With snow-capped mountains, fresh air you can taste, and lush, unspoilt...

Last Updated: 29 January 2016

Cycle beautiful Botswana in 2016 for the holiday of a lifetime

‘One of the most beautiful Skedaddle holidays we have been on. The wildlife along our cycle rides was amazing.’ John & Ruth Hill, Newcastle Upon Tyne Our South Africa & Botswana tour has the opportuni...

Last Updated: 25 January 2016

3 ways to bag yourself a grand tour climb in 2016

Grand Tour season will soon be upon us and along with it, the sight of the pro riders battling their way up some of the world’s most iconic climbs. Always looking to stay ahead of the pack, we’v...

Last Updated: 25 January 2016

Summer Holiday Skedaddlin in 2016

With six glorious weeks to keep the kids entertained, it’s time to think about planning a holiday the little ones will never forget. Never fear, our summer cycling holidays have got your family...

Last Updated: 20 January 2016

New year, new adventure

Our festive departures offer a great opportunity for cyclists to get out on their bikes and celebrate this special holiday season in style! One such Skedaddler, Mike Heath, decided our Costa Rican adv...

Last Updated: 19 January 2016

Treat the kids to the Tyrolean

Plenty of space for you and the family to roam! The Tyrolean Valley in Austria houses a secret which promises to transform your family summer holiday. Long after the snow has melted this un-spoilt reg...

Last Updated: 19 January 2016

Danube diary

HFH Cyclist Wal Mur and his wife Liz decided that 2015 was the year they take to two wheels! Having chosen the popular Danube Cycle Path, Wal sent us his daily cycling diary so we could find out all a...

Last Updated: 18 January 2016

Top spending tips

With 2016 now in full swing many of you may be beginning to think about your next travel adventure! For those in need of a little emotional support to help you along the way, we caught up with the fri...

Last Updated: 18 January 2016

4 of the best ways to explore Chile in 2016

It’s hard to believe it was 20 years since we first envisioned Saddle Skedaddle, on that fateful night in Chile. What better way to celebrate our big birthday than taking you back to where it all bega...

Last Updated: 18 January 2016

Adventures Abound in 2016

Out of this world explorations seemed to dominate the media in 2015. From British astronaut Tim Peak’s highly publicised expedition into space, to serene shots of the moon projected into our homes ove...

Last Updated: 12 January 2016

Join the movement

Fancy taking on 1,000 miles in 2016? Read these top tips from our Skedaddle experts and find out how you can go the distance this year taking on one of our inspiring iconic journeys… Our 3 week...

Last Updated: 11 January 2016

Take on the C2C Challenge

The ‘must do’ cycling holiday with its quiet country lanes, cycleways and paths is a wonderful way to see the varied and beautiful landscapes of northern England. If you’ve not taken up this cla...

Last Updated: 07 January 2016

Moped Top Trumps

Vietnam – Mountains and Coast from Saddle Skedaddle on Vimeo. Vibrant Vietnam offers a real feast for the cycling soul and our media maverick Olly Townsend couldn’t resist the lure of this...

Last Updated: 07 January 2016

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary

Hell’s teeth…time certainly flies when you are having fun! it’s hard to believe it was 20 years ago that we started Saddle Skedaddle. Lots was happening back then…Kevin Spacey...

Last Updated: 31 December 2015

Tis the season to be merry

A festive feast wouldn’t be complete without a tasty tipple or two. We thought we’d take you on a tour of some of our favourite European wines to help you pick the perfect bottle this Christmas…...

Last Updated: 21 December 2015

Discover Peru in 2016 book before permits sell out

Once the largest empire the Americas had ever seen, the former Ancient Incan inhabitants have certainly left a powerful mark on Peru’s dramatic landscapes. Join us for a cycling journey here and you’l...

Last Updated: 21 December 2015

Best of 2015

“Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Wise words, Mr Einstein. We have always believed our pedalling prowess had some greater meaning! O...

Last Updated: 21 December 2015

Our Favourite Family Cycling Holidays

Helping inspire a new generation of Skedaddlers is something we’re really passionate about at Skedaddle HQ. 2015 has seen some magical cycling memories made by lots of little wheels and we thought we’...

Last Updated: 17 December 2015

Time for a pint?

That first cold beer after a long ride is always the best, but is it helping or hindering your recovery? We caught up with experienced cyclist and fitness writer, Hannah Reynolds (also guide to many o...

Last Updated: 15 December 2015

Movers and shakers

Thinking ahead to the New Year and in need of a little inspiration for your next cycling holiday? We’re taking a look at some of our most popular destinations, which are already proving a hit in 2016…...

Last Updated: 15 December 2015

Ride Scotlands most impressive singletrack

With remote, rip-roaring trails and bold, brazen beauty, Scotland is a dream mountain biking destination. Never mind the prestigious peaks of Europe, bags of biking character and challenging riding ro...

Last Updated: 15 December 2015

Warm breeze, yes please

Characterised by generous doses of sunshine, it’s little wonder the Mediterranean was the highway and heart of so many impressive ancient civilisations. Now a new generation of sunshine-worshipping pi...

Last Updated: 15 December 2015

St Malo to Nice in Cycling Active Magazine

Our St Malo to Nice road cycling holiday has featured in December’s edition of Cycling Active magazine. We would like to say a big thank you to them for choosing us to feature in their magazine,...

Last Updated: 14 December 2015

Cycling gift guide

Love it or loathe it, the Christmas season is most certainly upon us. Having dusted off the decorations and painstakingly purchased a suitably festive fir tree (can you tell we’re in the ‘...

Last Updated: 09 December 2015

Escape to the Caribbean

All we seem to hear these days is ‘see it before it goes.’ Without a doubt everyone is talking about Cuba! Here at Skedaddle we have two unique tours which promise plenty of heavenly pedalling,...

Last Updated: 08 December 2015

Meet the team

It’s often claimed that Newcastle is the friendliest city in the UK, and our lovely team based at our Newcastle HQ, certainly do this phrase justice! We may be small, but we’d like to say...

Last Updated: 03 December 2015

Discover watery wonders in 2016

Life really is but a dream when you combine cycling with a journey on the water! Our Bike and Boat holidaysprovide all the usual cycling highlights, alongside a delightful floating home to relax on at...

Last Updated: 01 December 2015

Say hello to Spanish sunshine in Spring

It’s no secret that Mallorca’s intoxicating mix of blue seas and sun-kissed beaches has been attracting visitors for years, but our Guided and Self-Guided cycling holidays aim to spin a new ligh...

Last Updated: 01 December 2015

3 ways to reach new heights in 2016

Riding the lofty peaks of some of the world’s most impressive mountains may seem like the unattainable golden chalice of road cycling. But we’re here to help make your dream riding a reali...

Last Updated: 01 December 2015

Make your own energy bars

Energy bars are a tasty and convenient way to eat on your bike but you don’t have to buy expensive sports nutrition products, its easy to make your own. If you are riding for more than an hour your bo...

Last Updated: 27 November 2015

Raid Dolomiti, dare you?

Our HC Category offers the closest thing to riding like a pro you can get! With opportunities to access some of the most impressive mountain ranges, with the riding at the forefront of your journey, t...

Last Updated: 26 November 2015

Top Adventures in 2016

A wise chap once declared, ‘travelling – leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller’. For plenty of spine-tingling, spellbinding moments, check out our adventure picks for 2016… In China...

Last Updated: 23 November 2015

Cycle and Sail with the kids

Check out our brand new family cycling holiday in sunny Croatia! A Southern Dalmatian Adventure is an exciting addition to our range and promises a fun-filled adventure, guaranteed to delight both par...

Last Updated: 23 November 2015

Cycle Lake Bled to the Dalmatian Coast

Our brand new road cycling holiday, Slovenian Alps to Dalmatian Coast, has been exclusively created by our guides, John Walsh and Hannah Reynolds, and offers a unique insight into some of Europe’s mos...

Last Updated: 23 November 2015

What do we do next?

Last year, Nigel and Jane Rees took the plunge and headed to France to take on our epic St Malo to Nice holiday. Having caught the iconic journeys bug, they quickly signed up for our Spanish tour, Del...

Last Updated: 23 November 2015

Discovering the Danube

The Danube Cycle Path has certainly proved to be a hit with our HFH cyclists in 2015! Complete with history around every bend and lovely gentle cycling, it’s not hard to see why either. We caugh...

Last Updated: 20 November 2015

Highlands & Islands

Skedaddle guides Hannah Reynolds and John Walsh were asked to create a road trip along Croatia’s stunning coastline, and put together something pretty special. A true journey that shows the contrast a...

Last Updated: 19 November 2015

15 Photos that That Show What Biking in Northumberland Looks Like

We caught up with American journalist and avid photographer, Kristen Gill who recently hopped across the pond to give riding on our beautiful doorstep (Northumberland) a go! Armed with her trusty stea...

Last Updated: 19 November 2015

Inspiring Asia

‘To see the world, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.’ LIFE magazine’s motto from the cult indie film, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, cap...

Last Updated: 16 November 2015

Popular leisure tours in 2015

From azure coastlines to lush, alpine backdrops, our leisure bestsellers offer a unique insight into some of the world’s most spectacular destinations… For an epic cross-country adventure we recommend...

Last Updated: 16 November 2015

Take your wheels on new adventures

Introducing our new trips for 2016! Time to get excited… For those who would prefer to stay in the UK, we’ve three new cycling destinations based out of HF Holidays Country Homes. Looking for lo...

Last Updated: 16 November 2015

Fancy a festive feast with a twist?

Forget turkey and all the trimmings! Our festive cycling holidays offer a new way to enjoy your traditional winter holiday… In Chile and Argentina, our Lake District adventure has plenty to make it a...

Last Updated: 16 November 2015

Sardinia: The Last Day.

Talk about saving the best till last…often the final day of a holiday can provide some of the best riding of the whole tour and regular roadie Chris Budge certainly felt so on his sunny break to...

Last Updated: 13 November 2015

Venice to Mantova by Barge and Bike

Our Bike and Boat tour in Venice seems to hit all the right notes, and not just in the traditional fairground museum you visit…don’t believe us? HFH Cyclist Joan Potter, who recently retur...

Last Updated: 13 November 2015

New Holidays in 2016

Alongside our fantastic existing HFH Cycling range, in 2016 we’re excited to reveal lots of new breathtaking journeys that will inspire more of you to explore the globe by bike. Here’s our low d...

Last Updated: 12 November 2015

Get more out of your holiday

Receiving your feedback, stories and videos from your Skedaddle holiday fills us with a great sense of pride and our Customer Competition enables us to give something back to you in return. Each month...

Last Updated: 09 November 2015

Biking Bestsellers

As we gear up for 2016, we wanted to take a quick look back at some of our most popular mountain biking holidays over the past year… With two sold out tours over the summer, it’s safe to say our &hell...

Last Updated: 09 November 2015

A Jurassic Park Adventure

Few cyclists can say they’ve been up close and personal with some of the worlds most magnificent (not to mention pre-historic) animals. One such Skedaddler, Victor Dvortsov, is one of the lucky...

Last Updated: 05 November 2015

Wine not? Tales from the grapevine

Wine lovers rejoice! Our brand new Cycling Adventure in Chile’s famous Wine Country is designed specifically for those who enjoy the finer things in life… From Malbec to Cabernet Sauvignon, the Colcha...

Last Updated: 02 November 2015

Time to celebrate

It’s finally here! Our new cycling brochure for 2016 is out now and promises an even wider range of holidays for you all to enjoy. In addition to our existing popular cycling holidays throughout the U...

Last Updated: 02 November 2015

Reach new heights in 2016

2016 sees us introducing more new holidays to our road portfolio than ever before, from expansions in our HC range, to exciting new countries we’ve never visited by road bike before. It’s safe to say...

Last Updated: 02 November 2015

A room to cycle for.

Alongside the opportunity to tantalise the tastebuds during lots of wine tasting opportunities, our new Wine Country tour in Chile offers some fantastic accommodation that will really make putting the...

Last Updated: 30 October 2015

Treat the kids in 2016

With October Half Term on the horizon, we hope you and the little ones have lots of plans to keep you going through the week. Not managed to make it away on the bikes? Time then to look ahead and &hel...

Last Updated: 26 October 2015

Explore new horizons in 2016

Got your sights set on a cycling holiday in 2016? You’re in luck, with some stunning new cycling routes to check out, there’s lots get excited about… In Croatia we’re excited to introduce to you our b...

Last Updated: 26 October 2015

Test the tyres on new trails

We’re always looking to bring you the very best biking journeys from across the globe, so we’re pretty excited to introduce to you our brand new tours for 2016… Feeling minted and want to splash out?...

Last Updated: 26 October 2015

Ascent of Mont Ventoux

Dare you take on one of the worlds most infamous climbs? Skedaddler Stuart Doran did just that earlier this year, armed with his trusty French stead and with the iconic peak of Mont Ventoux firmly in...

Last Updated: 21 October 2015

A Croatian Adventure by Boat

HFH Cyclist Chris Mackay returned from his second Croatian bike and boat holiday with us recently and loved his journey so much, he sent us in some fantastic photos from his time away. Find out how he...

Last Updated: 21 October 2015

Take on an odyssey in 2016

Looking for a challenge in 2016? For cyclists with a passion to take in the length and breadth of an entire country, our range of iconic journeys offer a fantastic insight into some of the worlds most...

Last Updated: 20 October 2015

Early Season Adventures

Fancy experiencing a culture far-removed from the Western world? With 2016 on the horizon, it’s time to start planning ahead and thinking about your early season escape to an exotic and far-flung dest...

Last Updated: 20 October 2015

The Big CHILE: 20 Years of Skedaddlin

Big Cheeses at Skedaddle, Paul and Andrew, return to where it all started in South America to celebrate 20 years of Skedaddle and the little matter of Paul’s 50th birthday. It had to be a pretty speci...

Last Updated: 20 October 2015

A sailors life for me

Our Bike and Boat tours offer a fantastic way to experience a country and its waterways! With the comfort of keeping the same room each night, but the luxury of enjoying a new view from your window ev...

Last Updated: 15 October 2015

Coasting with the Kids

Whilst the C2C is a cycling journey on many adults ‘to do’ list, children also have the chance to take on this iconic ride for themselves with us too – accompanied by a adult cycling...

Last Updated: 14 October 2015

Laughter along the Danube

Two new turbines have appeared in the field… A common misconception of cycling holidays is that they are all pain and no fun! That certainly wasn’t the case for leisure cyclists Lousie and...

Last Updated: 14 October 2015

Lovely Constance

Fancy a lovely lakeside ride? You can’t go far wrong with HFH Cycling’s Lake Constance holiday, which offers beautiful, tranquil riding along Europe’s third largest lake. Having been...

Last Updated: 14 October 2015

Thats Stretching it

We caught up with our friends at Yogamatters to talk about their favourite stretches and yoga poses to do before and after your time on the saddle. They only take a few minutes and work a treat! 1. Ha...

Last Updated: 12 October 2015

Time to plan ahead

The early bird catches the…discount! If, like us, you’re keen to save a few pennies, it’s time you checked out our range of fantastic early season discounts. A spring holiday offers all the perks of a...

Last Updated: 12 October 2015

Hurrah New 2016 brochures are here

Skedaddlin’ 4 and 2016 Ride Guides are hot off the press! After months of preparation, not to mention plenty of brownie-fuelled edits, the new brochures are here. This year we’re celebrating our 20th ...

Last Updated: 12 October 2015

Skedaddlin 4: The teams top picks

The long wait is over! New shiny copies of our favourite yearly publication are now ready and just waiting to be read alongside a delicious cuppa. Featuring all of the usual highlights, including our...

Last Updated: 09 October 2015

A new generation of Romans

It’s been another fantastic summer with plenty of you taking on some of the UK’s most popular routes once again! With their eyes set on the epic Hadrian’s Wall, the Gribble family he...

Last Updated: 09 October 2015

A Voyage of Discovery

Tales of Kings, Queens and battles gone by are a key aspect of British heritage, and with the most castles of any county in the UK, Northumberland is a secret cultural hotspot with plenty of history t...

Last Updated: 07 October 2015

No Spain No Gain

Pictures: Rob Sharp, Lighttrapper Photography It probably won’t be news to readers of previous editions of this publication that we’ve been noticing something of a trend towards the Iberian Peninsula...

Last Updated: 07 October 2015

Time to hit the roads

Can you hear the roads abroad calling you? If you want to escape before the year is out, we’ve still got a few gems up our sleeve, promising to offer some of the best riding around… Our Fitness Weeks...

Last Updated: 05 October 2015

We wish you a cycling Christmas

Like it or not, Christmas is coming! For those with itchy feet, looking to get away for a change of scenery this festive period, we’ve plenty of options to tempt you away from your turkey dinner and o...

Last Updated: 05 October 2015

A French odyssey in pictures.

Our St Malo to Nice adventure is one of our most popular tours on the road cycling itinerary, a 950 mile journey giving you a totally unique insight into some of the France’s most stunning regio...

Last Updated: 29 September 2015

Skedaddle and splash this autumn

Still looking for a last minute holiday with the kids? If you’ve got your sights set on a sunny break before the winter months really kick in, we recommend our sunshine-filled frolic, Family Flavours,...

Last Updated: 29 September 2015

Dreaming of the Danube

Historic and Impressive! The Danube cycle path follows Europe’s second largest river and is just oozing with tales of times gone past. With our 2016 dates and prices now online, there’s never been a b...

Last Updated: 29 September 2015

Escape to Portugal this autumn

Complete with vibrant cities steeped in history, a world famous coastline where the beaches bask in sunshine, not to mention a lip-smacking cuisine drawn from its coastal connections, Portugal is just...

Last Updated: 29 September 2015

Ready, Steady, bike

It’s that time of year when the cold begins to set in and the promise of a late season escape to the sun seems increasingly tempting! Lucky for you, we’ve a number of tours departing in the next coupl...

Last Updated: 29 September 2015

Riding with the world on your shoulders

Dominating the Moroccan landscapes are the impressive snow-capped peaks of the High Atlas Mountains, which provide not only sensational riding routes, but also dramatic vistas and a unique culture to...

Last Updated: 21 September 2015

Lets do the time warp

Vibrant, exotic and oozing historical charm around every palm tree; Cuba is the largest of all the Caribbean islands and certainly packs a powerful punch! With our 2016 dates now online, it’s ti...

Last Updated: 21 September 2015

Lights, Camera, Action

‘Ladies of leisure’ Jess and Kay show us their winning smiles… ‘Choose a frame’,  Helen shouts cheerily as I step into a transformed back office ‘If you say so̷...

Last Updated: 16 September 2015

Escape to the coast

Beyond the ghostly ruins of Pompeii, lie the sparkling shores of Cilento & The Amalfi Coast, an ideal setting for a late season cycling escape… Coastal wonders really do await your wheels during our g...

Last Updated: 16 September 2015

Head off on an Autumn adventure

Forget those post summer blues! We’ve still got space on some of our most sought after biking destinations across Europe. With sunshine, singeltrack and too many fun trails to count, there’s no better...

Last Updated: 16 September 2015

The clock is ticking

Can’t bear to see the end of the summer season just yet? Let us extend your fun in the sun that little bit longer… Autumn offers some of the best conditions for cycling across the globe, so what bette...

Last Updated: 07 September 2015

Time for a tropical treat

Tropical cloud forests, exotic wildlife spottings and endless, deserted beaches; the landscapes of Costa Rica could be the perfect setting for a Robinson Crusoe adventure and our cycling holidays here...

Last Updated: 07 September 2015

Getting fit neednt be a chore

Fitness need no longer be a chore! With autumn on the horizon, our fun Fitness Weeks in the Pyrenees are back in action, and ready to help more of you take their cycling to the next level. Based at th...

Last Updated: 01 September 2015

Hello Spain

Spain has all the ingredients you need to end your mountain biking season in style… Renowned for its eclectic Andalucian culture Trans Andaluz takes you deep into the remote heart of this fascinating...

Last Updated: 01 September 2015

A Rosy Route in Yorkshire

Way of the Roses answer to l’Arc de Triomphe Offering a cross-country journey through some of the most dramatic landscapes of the UK, our Way of the Roses tour is a classic cycling journey acros...

Last Updated: 26 August 2015

Making new friends in Holland

HF Cyclist Stephen Tuffs sent us in some lovely photos and feedback recently, telling us a little bit more about his bike and boat holiday in Holland, cycling Amsterdam to Bruges. Our Dutch tours take...

Last Updated: 26 August 2015

A half term adventure awaits

Want to extend the sunshine this summer? If you and the kids are craving more beach side picnics and an extra dose of vitamin D, it’s time to plan ahead and take a look at our trips departing over Oct...

Last Updated: 24 August 2015

Escape to a wonderland

It’s that time of year when our remaining tours in 2015 really start to fill up and the opportunity to head off and explore exotic foreign lands with us, becomes a little trickier to promise. Time the...

Last Updated: 24 August 2015

Update your Subscriptions for the chance to win

It’s that time of year again! We’ve been very busy in the office preparing and planning for a new year of cycling holidays and are pretty excited to announce that both our Ride Guides and ...

Last Updated: 24 August 2015

Discovering the North of Spain.

HF Cyclists Susan Mackenzie & Leslie Kirkpatrick decided to pack their bags for Northern Spain this Summer, in search of volcanoes and sparkling seas! They enjoyed their cycling journey through the Ga...

Last Updated: 19 August 2015

Fitness Weeks: No pain all gain

Forget the screaming boot camp master, or the hideously early alarm clock signalling a brutal 6 AM run in the pitch black. Our Fitness Weeks in Tenerife and The Pyrenees are a fantastic and fun way to...

Last Updated: 19 August 2015

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