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Eroica Britannia

June 15 - June 17 2018
Derbyshire, East Midlands, UK

The Most Handsome Festival in the World!

One of the most talked about events in the cycling and festival calenders Eroica Britannia returns to make iconic British history in Bakewell, Peak District National Park on the 17-19th June. Everyone Welcome! Join us for a Great British Adventure!

3 day boutique festival dedicated to family fun, glorious vintage, food, drink and cycling. You don't have to be a bike aficionado to enjoy the weekend - there is family fun for everyone!

On Sunday 19th June 2016 - You, our adventurers will gather, bikes polished and magnificent for a 3 route tour of the Peak District. We're known as The World's Most Handsome Bike Ride so be sure to ensure your ride day outfit is as handsome as your bike! Bells will ring and the thrill of 3,700 riders on pre-1987 bikes will resonate around hill and through vale for Eroica Britannia.

Come and experience a true Great British Adventure. An exploration of some of the most beautiful countryside punctuated by World class heritage sites and areas of astonishing beauty. Plus - enjoy our 'Feast Stops' laden with local food and drink to nourish, sustain, surprise and delight you. All food and drink on whichever route you choose is included in your Ride ticket price.

We have a top tip! Ahead of all these wonders! Get your training in! The Peak District may sound friendly but we're got a real challenge lined up for you!

BUY YOUR EARLY BIRD 3 DAY WEEKEND PASS FOR £10. Same as the 2015 event!


The pinnacle of the festival is on Sunday 19th June, with a three route bike tour of some of the most spectacular and uncharted landscape of The Peak District, including the private lands of the Chatsworth Estate. Come on the day and marvel at the unique spectacle of over 5000 riders taking on the challenge of the mighty Peak District on pre-1987 vintage bikes dressed to the nines in glorious vintage apparel.

We’re welcoming back all things superb, glorious and of course the very Best of British. Our wanderlust heroes will be back, bikes polished and spectacular, ready and raring to get back to the beautiful and idyllic Peak District.

We’ll also be bringing back three days of fabulous festival fun for all the family. Best in show, music, dancing, the best beer & cocktail bars in town, swing night, proms night, the vintage fairground, our famous beach, and much, much more...it’s set to be a greatest of Great British Adventures!

Routes: 30, 55, 100m
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Start Times / Itinerary

Start Times: 9:15am - 10:30am


£45 - £60

Start Address: Bakewell Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45
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Jun 15 2018 - EVENT: Eroica Britannia