Mountain Biking

Edale Valley Tough MTB Route

There’s more than just walking in the Peak District as it offers excellent bridleways for some off path mountain biking. This route starts off in Barber Booth in the Hope Valley, following the Pennine Way over to Oaken Clough and Hayfield.  It returns via the Pennine Bridleway before turning off towards Rushup Edge and a …

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Bedwen Beddgelert Forest Mountain Bike Trail

The Beddgelert Forest green Mountain Biking route – about the only information available is on the notice board in the car park! However, it’s short and straightforward enough as you only need to follow the ‘Bedwen’ waymarkers.

Cwm Mynach From Penmaenpool

This is a straightforward walk, trail run or rough cycle starting from the George at Penmaenpool, or from the other side of the Mawddach (parking available further along the main road. You could easily extend the walk into the Rhinogydd or perhaps descend to Ganllwyd from the col (which at that point is the shortest …

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Llyn Llywelyn from Rhyd Ddu

A short trip around Beddgelert Forest from Rhyd Ddu that’s suitable as an easy family walk, trail run or easy mountain bike ride. The Route 1 Start off on the Lon Gwyrfai from Rhyd Ddu. You can start opposite the Rhyd Ddu Path car park, or from the Cwellyn Arms you can follow the minor …

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Waterfalls and Goldmines Trail

A steady walk towards Pistyll Cain and Rhaeadr Mawddach. Can be completed on mountain bikes as well. From the FC Website: “A riverside walk on forest tracks, suitable for pushchairs, to the beautiful waterfalls of Rhaeadr Mawddach and Pistyll Cain, the route passes old gold mine workings along the way. A shorter blue waymarked route …

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Coed y Brenin MinorTaur

The Minor-tour at Coed y Brenin is a Blue rated route for beginners and is also suitable for adaptive mountain bikes. It’s split into three loops allowing you to gradually progress to longer routes as your ability and fitness increases. What the FC have to say about it: The MinorTaur has quickly become the most popular trail …

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Yr Afon Green Mountain Bike Route

This is the easiest waymarked route in Coed y Brenin that follows a minor road and easy forest tracks that’s ideal for someone setting out on a mountain bike for the first time and for families. The Route Click here for a printable map and guide from the Forestry Commission website.  

Llandegla Intermediate Red MTB Route

Coed Llandegla is an independent MTB centre in south Denbighsire, close to Wrexham. This is the intermediate mountain bike route for more experienced riders. The Route Click here to view the full description and download a printable route guide and map.

Llandegla Beginner Blue MTB Route

Coed Llandegla is an independent MTB centre in south Denbighsire, close to Wrexham. This is their easiest mountain bike route. The Route Click here to view the full description and download a printable route guide and map.

Old Pale Cycle Track

An easy mountain bike ride in the Delamere Forest in Cheshire. The Route Click here to view the full description and download a full pack.

Riding the Ridges Mountain Bike Route

A mixed mountain bike route from  the Tegg’s Nose Country Park near Macclesfield, that takes in country lanes, bridleways, moorlands, lakes and villages. The Route Click here to view the full description and download a full pack.