Purpose built mountain bike trails

Wales has always been a leader in the world of mountain biking ever since Dafydd Davies built the first UK purpose built mountain bike trail at Coed y Brenin back in the mid-1990’s. We now have somewhere between 500km - 600km of purpose built spectacular way marked singletrack throughout the length of the country.

Mountain biking in Wales - North to South

Escape into the wilderness

Rugged natural trails crisscross Wales in abundance. Adventure seekers prepared to go that extra mile can follow trails that escape into the wilderness and take in some epic scenery. From iconic routes within the Brecon Beacons, to big rocky descents off Snowdon, or down through Doethie Valley one of the longest sections of natural singletrack in the UK. 

We make your day roll smoother

We make it easier for families to make a fun day out spending time on their bikes. Many of our trails are based at visitor centres with a range of facilities onsite. Bike shops, changing areas, parking and cafes are all there to help make your day roll a little smoother. 

Beiciwr yn torri trwy afon yng Ngheredigion
close up shot of a mountain bike saddle against a stone wall
Big Bike, Ceredigion

An all inclusive sport

Wales is proud to say it hosts one of the UK’s few purpose built trails designed with disabled visitors in mind. The MinorTaur trail at Coed y Brenin provides fun for all riders and adaptive mountain bikes can be hired nearby.

Family cycling on a forest trail at Coed y Brenin.
Coed y Brenin, Snowdonia National Park

From strength to strength

The Welsh mountain biking scene has gone from strength to strength and development and investment keeps on coming. Over the next few years we will be rebuilding and repairing older trails, refurbishing cafes, building entirely new visitor centres and creating new purpose built singletrack trails.

Find out more at Mountain Bike Wales.

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