News and updates about Hike and Bike the Sierras - new activities, publicity about us or our business, awards and accolades.

Biking after Lockdown - Freedom Again!

May 2 was an important day here in Andalucia, as the region began gradual easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. We are now finally allowed out of the confines of our own property for exercise - we are free again and…

Added: 04/05/2020

e-bikes in Andalucia Spain

We are delighted to announce the addition of electric bikes to our fleet, so more people can enjoy cycling in Spain with us without fear or trepidation about the hills and mountains in our particular region of Spain.

Cycling holidays in southern Spain…

Added: 18/07/2018

Hike + Bike the Sierras Wins iGap Travel Award

We are very excited to announce that HIke + Bike the Sierras have been awarded the prestigious title of iGap travelguide 2017 Bike Tour Operator of the Year for Spain.

These Global Awards "celebrate the…

Added: 29/07/2017

Woman's Own Interview with Heather Cooper

Read Heather's interview with Woman's Own magazine, as she discusses her former life as a daily commuter from Birmingham to London and her new life, as founder and guide at Hike and Bike the Sierras in the beautiful town of Ronda, in southern…

Added: 02/06/2015

Hike and Bike the Sierras wins Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015

We are delighted to announce that for the second year running (and only our second full year of trading) Hike + Bike has been awarded the 2015 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for our…

Added: 30/05/2015

Interview with Heather Cooper, Hike + Bike Founder & Guide

Read Heather's interview with Adventure Travel Magazine, as they ask her about her former travel history before setting up Hike and Bike the Sierras in Ronda with her partner, Wayne.

I was interviewed for a regular…

Added: 01/05/2015

Saturday Express 'Get Packing' feature - Hike and Bike

We are thrilled to have been selected for a mention in the Daily Express Travel "Get Packing" section (Saturday 29th November). As one of the UK's top 5 national newspapers, with a circulation of over 480k people, the Daily Express…

Added: 28/11/2014

Hike and Bike the Sierras at the London Bike Show 2013

What a great experience for Hike + Bike - our first stand at the London Bike Show!

We were delighted to get to speak to so many enthusiastic cyclists. Many had been on cycling trips abroad before but we were on a mission to…

Added: 15/01/2013

Getting Settled in Ronda

It was bound to be daunting to put pen to paper (or mouse to mat) for the first time so I thought I'd start with a little local interest stuff.  Now I don't claim to be (or want to be) a travel writer / agent / bore but it feels relevant for this blog to give…

Added: 10/07/2012

Welcome to our new Blog

Hi from Heather and Wayne at Hike and Bike the Sierras.

We recently settled in Ronda in Andalucia, southern Spain to set up our new mountain biking and hiking business. 

We first visited Ronda in 2012 and fell in love with the town and…

Added: 09/06/2012