Gwydyr Forest

Dolen Eryri MTB Snowdonia Mountain BIke Route

The more sedate half of the Penmachno Trail if the full outing’s too much. Ideal for a lazy half day out. The Route An easier route than the Dolen Machno, but still classed as a Red and with plenty of remote sections. More info and maps available via the following links – Dolen Eryri.

Dolen Machno MTB Route

The more interesting half of the Penmachno Trail. Check out the video below for a proper taster of what this route is like. The Route Plenty of views and remote sections make this a route worth trying out. More info and maps available via the following link – Dolen Machno. If you want a taster before …

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Penmachno MTB Trail

Lesser known and less publicised Red Route in Penmachno near Betws y Coed. It can be split into two sections – the Dolen Eryri and the Dolen Machno, or better still ridden in one gluttonous ride! The Route A challenging route with plenty of ascent that consists of the two separate Machno loops of Dolen …

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Walk around Llyn Crafnant

A pleasant circuit around this attractive lake. Follows a decent lakeside track, but does have its slippery sections, so be careful. If you want to drag some non walking family members out for an afternoon, this is the walk to do it. Half way around there’s a cafe (even sells bottles of beer), so there’s …

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A Stroll in the Parc

Getting to this walk is probably the hardest part! The Llyn Sarnau car park can either be reached by the minor road that passes the Ty Hyll off the A5, or a minor road that starts from near Gwydir Castle on the B5106. The latter is the better road. Once here, make sure to be …

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Marin Trail Mountain Bike Route

From the FC Website: “The Marin Trail is a proper mountain bike trail in every sense of the term. Big climbs, big descents, brilliant singletrack and truly awesome scenery make this a trail to remember. Most, but not all, of the climbs are on forest roads and tracks giving you time to take in the …

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