The undisputed capital of outdoor activities, Betws-y-Coed has long been a popular destination for mountain biking in Wales. Surrounded on all sides by spectacular crags, extensive coniferous forest and crystal-clear rivers, this picturesque area is a mecca for walkers, climbers, kayakers, mountain bikers and tourists looking to sample the outdoor lifestyle.
There are a range of local facilities to make your mountain biking visit here a smooth and hassle-free experience. There are bike shops, bike hire, outdoor clothing specialists and equally as important; some great pubs and eateries for the post ride chill out.
Apart from the Llyn Elsi Reservoir route, the trails don't start directly from the village but require a short drive to get to. The facilites listed here apply to Betws-y-Coed, not the start of the trails, which are just car parks and not much else.
Betws-y-Coed has a great atmosphere and is a recommended destination for anyone interested in mountain biking.
Visit www.betws-y-coed.co.uk for further info
Sat Nav users use this postcode: LL24 0AA
Trawsfynydd Holiday Village
Heulwen Guest House
Bryn Adda Luxury Country House
Y Felin House
Braich Goch Bunkhouse and Inn
Cwmni Cacen Gri
The Crown Hotel
The Plough Inn
The White Eagle
Please note that the above distances are "as the crow flies" and do not represent actual driving distances.