Mountain biking holidays in North Wales

Wales is home to a wide range of World class mountain bike centres. From Gwydr Forest, Coed Y Brenin and Machynlleth in the north towards Nant-yr-Arian, Afan Forest and Cwm Carn in the south, each all weather single-track has much to offer for a perfect mountain biking break.

As a mountain biker Wales offers thousands of miles of superb riding. Whether you are looking for relaxing forest or valley trails, to get you away from it all or the adrenalin rush of ultra technical mountain descents and tortuous hand carved singletrack; it's here. Epic mountain day rides with only a few buzzards and maybe a red kite for company, or going shoulder to shoulder with your maddest mates on a full pro level dual slalom course; we've got that too.

Mountain biking in North Wales

The Forest Enterprise centres at Coed-y-Brenin, Afan forest park, Gwydyr Forest and Cwm Carn are home to fantastic purpose built, all weather singletrack. These inspired technical trails are the result of years of work from the experienced and dedicated mountain bikers of the trail building crews and volunteer groups; mapping and clearing routes, digging foundations, pitching stone and barrowing thousands of tons of material. Carefully developed building techniques refined for each forest ensure that not only will the trail be the ride of a lifetime for true singletrack addicts, but it'll last a lifetime too.

Our current North Wales trips

Coed Llandegla Grizedale Forest one-day beginners course COED LLANDEGLA ONE-DAY BEGINNERS COURSE
A beginner's one-day course on specialised mountain bike trails in the stunning North Wales hills. With something for everyone, Llandegla Forest is a great place for beginners and those with little experience to get their bikes dirty! With an easy introductory loop, the green run, to get the feel for riding on uneven terrain we guide you on to the more challenging and longer blue run which weaves its way through the forest and introduces riders to more adventurous terrain including berms, and small drop offs.
 
Coed y Brenin weekend mountain bike holiday COED Y BRENIN WEEKEND MOUNTAIN BIKING HOLIDAY
Get down and dirty at the best purpose-built mountain bike centre in Wales. The mountain bike Mecca of Coed-y-Brenin forest is home to an ever increasing network of fantastic hand built all weather singletrack and even a dual slalom course. The technical roller coaster riding will have you grinning like a fool, with stunning mountain views of surrounding Snowdonia and the coast that'll take your breath away.
 
Elan Valley weekend mountain bike holiday ELAN VALLEY WEEKEND MOUNTAIN BIKING HOLIDAY
The main mountain biking centre in the area, is Coed Trallwm, complete with a log cabin Visitor Centre, Forest Café, free bike wash, two power showers, good parking and three graded trails and several others in the planning stage.
 
Machynlleth weekend mountain bike holiday MACHYNLLETH WEEKEND MOUNTAIN BIKING HOLIDAY
Once the capital of Wales, Machynlleth is now the British capital of alternative technology with a thriving Bohemian community. Waymarked routes of varying length and difficulty take you straight from the centre of town into fantastic mountain and valley scenery.

 

COED Y BRENIN WEEKEND MOUNTAIN BIKING HOLIDAY
Get down and dirty at the best purpose-built mountain bike centre in Wales.

GLENTRESS WEEKEND MOUNTAIN BIKING HOLIDAY
Glentress Forest is fast becoming the place to go mountain biking in southern Scotland.

MACHYNLLETH WEEKEND MOUNTAIN BIKING HOLIDAY
Once the capital of Wales, Machynlleth is now the British capital of alternative technology with a thriving Bohemian community.


Beginners mountain bike courses

Beginners mountain bike courses
Our beginner's weekends and one-day events have been specifically designed for those just starting out in mountain biking. These easy-going rides offer advice and instruction on riding techniques across a wide variety of carefully chosen trails... read more »

One-day epic mountain bike rides

One-day epic mountain bike rides
Calling all trail centre riders! Get yourselves out of the trailhead cafe and head for the real mountains on one of our guided epics. We visit some of the top mountain biking regions and show you life after groomed singletrack...
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Weekend mountain bike holidays

Weekend mountain bike holidays
Fancy a dirty weekend? Our prices typically include two night's accommodation bed and breakfast, a two-course evening meal on the Saturday night plus route maps and all the guidance and instruction you might need...
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