Clwydian Range

  • Cilcain and Moel Famau Forest

    Cilcain and Moel Famau Forest mountain bike route in the Clwydian Range in North Wales is graded as easy and is 11.2 miles long. It starts from the view point car park on the lanes above Cilcain, a village situated just below the Clwydian Range in North Wales. The route is a good mixture of singletrack, fire roads, double track and great views. Some of the climbs might get you sweating but it finishes with a two mile desent that will put a big smile on your face.


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Cilcain and Moel Famau Forest

  • Cilcain and the Vale of Clwyd

    Cilcain and the Vale of Clwyd mountain bike route is in the Clwydian Range in North Wales. It is graded as technically moderate and is 18 miles  long. It takes in the low trails to the east of Moel Famau, on the way to Cilcain. After climbing to the ridge of the Clwydian Range the second half follows trails used in my 'Moel Famau and the Vale of Clwyd' route. The ride is more challenging than the Moel Famau route as the trails to Cilcain, and the descent into the Vale of Clwyd, are a bit more tricky. It's also 2 miles longer. Pretty much rideable all year round but muddy when wet.


    It start from the Moel Famau lower car park (GR172611).


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

  • Graianrhyd and Nercwys Forest

    Graianrhyd and Nercwys Forest mountain bike route in the Clwydian Range on North Wales. It is graded easy and is 9.8 miles long. It starts from the car park at the Rose and Crown in Graianrhyd (please pop in and let the landlord know you’re there). Graianrhyd is a a small village to the east of the Clwydian Range. It follows the trails through the low hills around Eryrys and Nercwys Forest for some great riding on a mixture of double track, singletrack and forest track.


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Graianrhyd and Nercwys Forest


     

  • Llandegla and Back

    Llandegla and Back mountain bike route is in the Clwydian Range in North Wales. I tis graded Difficult/ Hard and is 36.3 miles long. It starts from the Moel Famau car park. Using a mixture of tarmac and trails it heads out through Nercwys Forest on the way to the manmade singletrack at Llandegla. After taking in the Black Route leave the forest on the historic Offa’s Dyke trail before returning to Moel Famau along the ridge of the Clwyds. This big day out in the hills is a great mixture of pure XC and singletrack fun with good café stops on the way.


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Llandegla and Back


     

  • Moel Arthur Circuits

    Moel Arthur Circuits in the Clwydian Range in North Wales is a moderately graded 20 mile long mountain bike route. It comprises of two loops starting the car park at Moel Arthur in the Clwydian Range. The first loop is a fairly easy loop of 11miles with nothing too technical or too steep. The second loop, although shorter at 9.5miles, has some rocky, loose descents and climbs that are long and steep in places. Most of the ride takes place on rocky doubletrack but being the Clwyds if it is wet it will also be muddy.


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Moel Arthur Circuits

  • Moel Famau and the Vale of Clwyd

    Moel Famau and the Vale of Clwyd in the the Clwydian Range in North Wales is a moderately graded 16 mile mountain bike route. The Clwydian Range, a chain of hills just inside the North Wales border near Chester. The riding on this route, although not very technical, is enjoyable as it has a good mixture of trails and a great descent off Moel Famau into the Vale of Clwyd. The trails are pretty much ridable all year but when it's wet it's muddy.


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

  • The Cilcain Circuit GPX MTB Route

    The Cilcain Circuit GPX mountain bike GPX route is a GPS track in the Clwydian Range in North Wales.  It is 19 miles long and graded moderate in technical ability. The Clwydian Range is a chain of hills just inside the North Wales border near Chester. It crosses the eastern flanks of Moel Famau, heading to the village of Cilcain and back. The riding is on a good mixture of trails with wide forest tracks, muddy and rocky singletrack, fast sweeping descents and technical rock sections. The trails are pretty much ridable all year but when it's wet it's muddy.


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

  • The Clwyds and Nercwys Forest GPX MTB Route

    The Clwyds and Nercwys Forest GPX mountain bike route is graded moderate and is in the the Clwydian Range in North Wales. Starting from below Moel Famau this mountain bike route follows the rolling hills to Nercwys Forest before returning along the Southern end of the Clwydian Range. Not especially technical but it does contain some really nice descents. There is a bit of tarmac on this ride but it is mainly along quiet country lanes and is quite enjoyable. It makes the ride feel slightly less than its distance of 21 miles.


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Clwyds and Nercwys Forest

  • The Llanarmon Loop

    The Llanarmon Loop mountain bike route is in The Clwydian Range in North Wales. It is graded easy. This mountain bike route of 13 miles starts from Graianrhyd, a small village to the east of the Clwydian Range in North Wales. It follows the trails through the low hills around Llanarmon-yn-Ial, Eryrys and Nercwys Forest for some great riding on a mixture of double track, singletrack and forest track.


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

  • The Penycloddiau Circuit MTB GPX Route

    The Penycloddiau Circuit MTB GPX Route is in the Clwydian Range, in North Wales. It is 11 miles long and starts in the car park at Moel Arthur. It is grased easy as there is nothing too technical or too steep but with stunning views pretty much every direction you look. Most of the ride is on rocky doubletrack but being the Clwyds if it is wet it will also be muddy. This route is the first loop used on the Moel Arthur Circuits route.


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