CTC Birthday Rides - Staffordshire
13 to 19 August 2018


This year's Birthday Rides are based at Yarnfield Training and Conference Centre, which is located three miles west of Stone, between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent. There is easy access to the surrounding countryside, and the Centre is a perfect base for exploring Staffordshire's varied landscape and discovering its picturesque lanes and villages, as well as being close to Shropshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire

The Centre is shown on OS 1:50000 map 127, GR 865330. Staffordshire is ideal for cycle touring with rolling countryside nearby and more challenging topography in the nearby Peak District. There is also an abundance of attractions, tea rooms and country pubs to choose from, and for those with an interest in pottery and china, there is much to see in the nearby Potteries.

Local places to visit include: World of Wedgwood, Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood, Trentham Estate and Italian Gardens, Monkey Forest, Cannock Chase, Shugborough Hall, National Memorial Arboretum, Lichfield Cathedral, Gladstone Pottery Museum, National Brewery Centre, Biddulph Grange Gardens, Downs Banks, Emma Bridgewater Ceramics Factory and Potteries Museum.

The Centre will be the venue for indoor accommodation and meals, and campers will use the adjacent sports field. All rides will leave from the Centre, and all other events will take place on-site unless otherwise indicated

Book before 20 April 2018 for a substantial discount.
Bookings close on Friday 29 June 2018, or earlier if maximum numbers are reached.


To learn more about these rides,
view the Prospectus and Booking Conditions using the download link below.
 Prospectus 1191KB 
 Booking Conditions 532KB 
If you are interested in booking this holiday, download the Booking Form, in either Acrobat or Word format: 
 Booking Form  [pdf]  478KB 
 Booking Form  [doc] 129KB 

Complete and sign the form then send it with your payment, directly to the co-ordinator
(address on the Booking Form). Please email ctc.birthdayrides@btopenworld.com if you need more information.
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The Booking Pack is also available in MS Word format in case you would like to complete the forms in the pack on a computer and if you don't have Word installed, you can download the free MS Word Reader from the Microsoft website.

Financial protection for your holiday
Our air holidays are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 5613.
Holidays without air content are similarly protected by the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Ltd, of which we are a member. Our ABTOT number is 5102.
CTC Cycling Holidays & Tours Ltd
Registered in England and Wales no. 4106179
Registered office: Parklands, Railton Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 9JX



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