Why mountain biking? Why Wales? There’s been no better time to be a mountain biker in Wales. We literally have everything a mountain biker could want whatever their ability. Here’s Hannah Maia Taylor's top five reasons why biking in Wales is so good. Purpose built mountain bike trails Mountain Biking, Llandegla bike track, Llandegla forest, North Wales Borderlands by MBWales 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. Search for mountain bike trails Escape into the wilderness Cyclists standing besides Llyn Clywedog, Powys, Brecon Becons 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. Find out more about mountain biking in Wales We make your day roll smoother Mountain Biking, MinorTaur trail, Coed y Brenin, Snowdonia by Log Cabins Wales 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. Find out more about family friendly trail centres An all inclusive sport Adaptive Mountain Biking, Coed y Brenin, Snowdonia by Cilmeri 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. Find out more about mountain biking at Coed-y-Brenin From strength to strength Information Board, Coed y Brenin Mountain Biking Centre, Snowdonia 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 about mountain biking in Wales Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items Wales' must-ride trails From riverside rides to thrilling forest trails, Wales is a great place to bring your bike. Spotlight on Ruthin Visit Ruthin for black-and-white buildings, ghost stories, excellent crafts and fine walking. North Wales attractions Where to go and what to see during your adventure across the lands and seas of North Wales. North Wales' holy places Your guide to discovering some of the special and sacred places across North Wales. Historic Llangollen walk Explore the rich history of Llangollen, the picturesque Dee Valley and a bit of Offa’s Dyke Path. Walks in North Wales Explore the soaring mountains and refreshing coastal walks of North Wales.