Berwyns

  • Ceiriog Valley and the Vale of Llangollen

    Ceiriog Valley and the Vale of Llangollen mountain bike route takes in the Ceiriog Valley, Llangollen and the Berwyns in North Wales. It is graded moderate in technical ability and is 21.3 miles long and starts in Glyn Ceiriog.  It takes in the trails towards the eastern end of the Ceiriog Valley and for a short time drops into the Vale of Llangollen. This ride contains some testing climbs, which are paid back by some fast rocky descents and fantastic views. Start from the car park by the Community Centre in Glyn Ceiriog (GR204379)


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Ceiriog Valley and the Vale of Llangollen

  • Gyrn Moelfre - Long Version

    Gyrn Moelfre is a moutnain bike trail that takes in the Ceiriog Valley, Llangollen and the Berwyns in North Wales. This is the longer version of the route (see medium version here). It is also graded moderate for technical ability and 23.5 miles long and starts in Glyn Ceiriog, and travels through the hills to the south side of the Ceiriog Valley. Stunning scenery and great riding make this loop well worth it. There is lots of great descending on this route but make sure you take your climbing legs as there are plenty of long steep climbs.


    It starts from the car park by the community centre in Glyn Ceiriog (GR204379)


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Gyrn Moelfre Long Version

  • Pen y Gwely Reservoir

    The Pen y Gwely Reservoir mountain bike route takes in the Ceiriog Valley, Llangollen and the Berwyns in North Wales. It is graded Easy and is 12.6 miles long. 


    It starts in the car park by the community centre in Glyn Ceiriog, a village in the Ceiriog Valley in North Wales. Although it's an easy ride it does start with a big climb out of the valley but it is on tarmac. Once at the top the route retains its altitude, staying on the undulating trails across the hill tops until the final big descent back into the Ceiriog Valley. It's definitely worth the effort of the first climb.


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Pen y Gwely Reservoir


     

  • Pontfadog and the Vale of Llangollen

    Pontfadog and the Vale of Llangollen mountain bike route takes in the Ceiriog Valley, Llangollen and the Berwyns. It is graded moderate and is 8.5 miles long. It mainly consists of two big climbs and two big descents, from the Cieiorg Valley to the Vale of Llangollen and back. The descents are definitely worth the climbs, as are the stunning views. The ride starts in Pontfadog from a car park on the main road, next to the river and opposite the Post Office.


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    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Pontfadog and the Vale of Llangollen

  • The Beast of Llangollen

    The Beast of Llangollen mountain bike route takes in Ceiriog Valley, Llangollen and the Berwyns in North Wales. It is graded hard/ difficult and is 26.4 miles long. 


    It heads to the Ceiriog Valley and back from Llangollen via some of the steepest, longest climbs and steepest, rockiest descents. With around 4800ft of climbing on the way it is definitely a beast of a ride but one that will leave a big (tired) grin on your face after taking in most of the best descents the valleys have to offer.


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    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: The Beast of Llangollen

  • The Pheasant Track

    The Pheasant Track mountain bike trail in North Wales takes in the Ceiriog Valley, Llangollen and the Berwyns. It is graded as technically Hard / Difficult and is 20.1 miles long. It starts from Glyn Ceiriog in Wrexham County, North Wales. It uses trails in the Ceiriog Valley to the south and west of Glyn Ceiriog, which includes the Pheasant Track across Bryn Du. The route is about 40% tarmac but this is generally on the flat and the climbs, which helps reserve your energy for the fantastic off-road sections. It kicks off from the car park by the community centre (GR204379)


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    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: The Pheasant Track