5 great mountain bike rides for families & beginners With specially designed beginner graded trails and all weather visitor centres, Wales provides the perfect ingredients for a fun and memorable day out for all the family. MinorTaur, Coed y Brenin Mountain Biking, MinorTaur Trail, Coed Y Brenin, Snowdonia by MBWales.com This route can easily be summed up as ‘fun and rolling’. Perfect for those wanting to develop their mountain biking skills but avoid major climbs and overly technical sections. Comprised of three loops it delivers you back to the visitor centre, providing you with an opportunity for a well-earned cup of tea and piece of cake! Find out more about mountain biking at Coed-y-Brenin The Tramway, Brecon Beacons Mountain Biking, Llangynidr, Brecon Beacons by Wales on View A 9km green graded trail within the Brecon Beacons National Park and overlooking the Talybont reservoir. Initially following the Taff Trail the route climbs up forest road and returns gently via the Brinore Tramway. Pubs, cafes, shops and parking can all be found within the village of Talybont-on-Usk. Find out more about mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons National Park Green Trail, Coed Llandegla Mountain Biking, Llandegla, North Wales Borderlands by david neil smith It’s a waymarked route of approximately 5km developed specifically with families in mind. After cycling around the reservoir, the route meanders back through the forest before the final descent sweeps you back down to the visitor centre where they sell award winning bacon butties. Find out more about mountain biking in Coed Llandegla Rookie Green Trail, Afan Forest Mountain Biking, Afan Forest Park, Neath Valleys A wide and meandering trail designed specifically for families and beginners. Picnic areas can be found along the route and there’s even an optional skills area for those wanting to develop their technical riding. The Rookie trail has all the ingredients for a great family day out. Find out more about mountain biking at Afan Forest Park The South Wales Valleys Mountain Biking, Ogmore Valley, Glamorgan Heritage Coast Once a famous industrial heartland the South Wales Valleys provide a real Welsh biking experience. Traverse the lush green valleys and ride along former canal towpaths, tramways and disused railways which once bought great industrial importance to South Wales. With over 250 miles of National Cycle Network you’ll be spoilt for choice. Search for mountain biking operators in South Wales Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items Quentin Blake exhibition Over 120 Quentin Blake illustrations at this free exhibition, including iconic works with Roald Dahl Celebrate Dahl on Film A special UK-wide programme of films relating to Roald Dahl starts in August 2016. New MBWales.com Check out the new MBWales.com website Must-see pantos in Wales He’s behind you! Check out some of this year's best pantomimes around Wales Pembrokeshire Fish Week Celebrate the seaside at Pembrokeshire Fish Week. Dahl's Welsh connections How Welsh was Roald Dahl?