18 + 19 + 20 + 21 + 22 + 23 + 24 + 25 + Less than 6 months + Culture, heritage and the arts + Education and literacy + Environment and animal welfare + Human and civil rights + Sport, outdoor and adventure + All of UK

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Western Quest Cycle Tour Member

added on Wed, 2012-04-18 10:52
All of UK
Less than 6 months
Age Range
18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25


 At the heart of The Otesha Project you’ll find a two-wheeled revolution. Every summer teams of volunteers pedal across the UK stopping at schools, youth clubs, festivals and community events to inspire individuals to take creative and positive action towards a more sustainable future. Tour members receive plenty of training and get skilled up on everything from consensus decision making to bike maintenance.

So – What’s it like to be on tour?

Tour members will be part of a mobile community of around 15 people who share roles such as meal planning, cooking, meeting facilitation, record keeping, presenting workshops, equipment maintenance, the planning of wild and fun group activities, and all importantly being inspired and inspiring others to live more sustainably! Western Quest also involves performances of Otesha’s Morning Choices play.

With Western Quest you’ll whiz around the west on your bicycle this summer. Starting in south Wales, this tour will pedal a wee way north into England and then back south through the rolling hills of Somerset and Devon before meeting the pirates of Penzance.

*Western Quest Tour Dates – 10th August – 22nd September *

Our FAQs are helpful if you want to know more about the tour!

So – if you’re…

Aged 18-28

Passionate about sustainability or want to learn more

Happiest when out and about on your bike, often cycling 40 miles in a day

Comfortable sleeping in accommodation ranging from tents to school halls

…then we’d love to hear from you!

What about fundraising?

Tour members are expected to fundraise £850 towards the cost of their place on tour. We’ll provide you with plenty of resources and support to help you along the way. We also have bursaries available for those less able to fundraise – so please get in touch if you want more information about this.

If you have any questions have a browse of our website and feel free to get in touch with the cycletours team.