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Isle of Wight Cycling Away Weekend:  Booking Form

For the first time ever, this September, the Tour Of Britain, the UK’s biggest and most prestigious professional cycle race final stage will be hosted on the beautiful Isle of Wight.  To coincide with this event, the Oakley Pedalers have arranged an Away Weekend giving OP members the opportunity to experience this momentous grand finale, whilst also taking in some amazing cycling on the smoothest of roads with scenic views. 

Please complete the booking form questionnaire below to secure your place and pay your deposit of £70.00 directly to the Oakley Pedalers bank account (details included in club email).  Applications are limited to 30 spaces so don't delay!

Key Points:

  • The event has been arranged as a weekend away:
    • Departing Oakley, 9am Saturday 10th September, with a cycle ride to Southampton to catch the 2pm Red Funnel ferry to East Cowes, Isle of Wight. (Please book your own return ferry ticket in advance to avoid delays at the port).
    • Returning Monday12th September, cycling from our accommodation to East Cowes, Isle of Wight, by bike, to catch the 12 noon Red Funnel crossing to Southampton. From Southampton we will cycle back to Oakley, with a coffee stop en-route, and planned arrival time of 5pm in Oakley. 
  • Accommodation has been arranged at a cost of no more than £140.00 per person based on 2 sharing a single or double room.
  • Bag transportation has been arranged at a cost of £5.00 per bag.
  • Restaurant has been booked for evening meal Saturday and Sunday (optional). (food and drink not included in price).
  • Ferry Crossing for a standard return ticket will cost £21.90 as foot passenger, which also allows you to take your bike for free. (Ferry tickets are not included in the price, so please book your ferry ticket directly with Red Funnel, and do so in advance to avoid any delays on the day of travel.

If you plan to room share with a friend, them please add their name here. Please note that your room mate will also need to register separately.
Couples can choose to book a room with double bed. All other bookings will be made on the basis of 2 sharing a twin room.
The Isle of Wight Weekender is a round trip bike ride, starting in Oakley, Sat 10 Sept, with a ride to Southampton. We cycle the Island on Saturday and Sunday and return on Monday 12th, cycling back from Isle of Wight, via Southampton to Oakley. Bag drop service from Oakley to the accommodation and back is available at a cost of £5.00. Some members may choose to skip the ride from Oakley and drive to Southampton and start their ride on the Isle of Wight. Please indicate above your preference intention so that we can plan accordingly.
Bag must be a soft bag or airline carry on size and must be dropped off to Oakley by Thursday 8 Sept 2022.
Oakley Pedalers are offering a discount for accommodation for NHS Frontline workers.
More information on the venue and menus, etc can be found on their website:

Thank you for completing your application. Please remember top pay your deposit of £70.00 directly to the Oakley Pedalers Bank account. Details are in the email sent to all members, dated 19 April 2022.