Principles of Permaculture short course

With our two-wheeled twist


Intro to Permaculture, Ragman's Lane and Wye Valley!
31st May - 2nd June 2019
£295 |  84 miles | 3 days
 2 cycling days
Ave daily distance 42 miles
 Cycle difficulty: Moderate
Route overview

Welcome to Permaculture & Cycling

  • Epic riding up and down the Wye Valley.

  • Relatively quiet and well surfaced roads.

  • Experience stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) scenery in early summer by bicycle. 

  • Enjoy Ragman's Lane, an inspirational organic farm and rural education centre. 

  • Get clued up on all things Permaculture with a full 2 day Introduction to Permaculture course integrated within this mini adventure! 

  • Be inspired by course instructor and Ragman's Lane founder Matt Dunwell. 

  • Lunch breaks in stunning locations including Tintern Abbey!

  • Enjoy fresh organic produce from Ragman's 60 acre organic farm. 

In collaboration with...

This tours is...

A good physical challenge
Staying at Ragman's Lane Farm, a leading 
sustainability initiative.
Easy to get
to & from
Accommodation in 'The Bunkhouse' - dorm-style.
A long weekend - build authentic connections
Ride now pay later with our installment scheme

Why this mini adventure is awesome...

You’ll eat healthily
You’ll make authentic connections 
You’re supported 
You'll get some perspective
You’ll stay at an amazing space
You'll become a permaculuralist!

Your words, not ours...

I had so many doubts to my cycling abilities before embarking on an adventure with Brake the Cycle. I'm so, so glad I went for it - The crew and my fellow cyclists couldn't have been more supportive and I ended up having one of the most memorable 3 weeks of my life. I loved every aspect of the tour - the route, the food, the camping & accommodation, the team, the ethos, and all the wonderful new friends I've made. Brake the Cycle put so much thought, effort and love into their trips and I really can't say enough to thank them for it!

Nina Rosner,

Lands End to John O'Groats 2015

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Get inspired by tales from the road...

It’s not just about the bike says Nina Rosner, reminding us that a three week tour with Brake the Cycle is as much about community, chuckles and our inner journey as it is cycling the length of the UK. 

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It’s the UK’s most challenging bike ride, and at any given time there may be hundreds of people attempting it. At Brake the Cycle we have our own twist on this classic ride, an approach that we believe makes it much more than just a bicycle tour.

#1​ We’re connected.


It’s all about the journey - and the attitude you travel with - discovers Phil Moore

There are many ways to start a journey. And the end isn’t always the goal, as I came to learn as a tour leader for the Brake the Cycle Land’s End to John O’Groats ride.

One of the most i...

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