Mountain Bike Trails

Bala is centrally located for several mountain biking centres and a purpose built downhill trail. There are also many excellent locations for mountain biking close to Bala in the Penllyn Forest and the Berwyn Mountains. Several mountain biking centres have beginner/family trails and cafés & bike hire.

Specialised mountain bike venues, include:

  • Coed-y-Brenin: internationally known mountain bike centre, with 250 km of tracks, forest trails, café & bike hire
  • Gwydyr Forest Centre: 28 km Marin trail or extensive forest tracks
  • Hiraethog: a range of trails from family trails to a challenging 57 km trail, café & bike hire
  • Penmachno: 30km red trail
  • Coed Llandegla Forest: 46 km trails, family to black trails, café & bike hire

Downhill Trails: for experienced downhill riders

  • Antur Stiniog (Blaenau Ffestiniog): uplift, 4 trails,
  • Revolution Bike Park (Llangynog): uplift assisted, downhill (300m descent) and freeride set in 110 acres of woodland

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Mountain Views Downhill Biking

Mountain Biking Mountain Biking at Coed y Brenin at the start Mountain biking at Coed y Brenin near the centre Mountain Biking at Coed y Brenin with mountain views Red Bull Trail at Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre with cafe and bike hire

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