Experience five days of the best world class trails that Snowdonia has to offer, as well as some hidden gems on 5 days of energetic biking. Each day our qualified local guides will take you on a tour that will have you shredding with the biggest grin factor! We’re surrounded by some of the finest mountain biking routes in Europe, with world class single track routes, including the Gwydyr Forest trails and the Penmachno Trail right outside our back door. Other classic trails at Coed y Brenin and Coed Llandegla are only a short drive from our centre. Plus, there’s the iconic ride of Snowdon. But you'll also find purpose-built skills and coaching circuit and bike workshop facility with a wide range of tools and resources, plus maps to help you get the most from the area.
- Get involved with 5 days of trails in beautiful Snowdonia National Park. - Meet and ride with likeminded people and swap tails from the trails in the chilled atmosphere at Plas y Brenin. - Learn tips and tricks from our expert guides and get access to our purpose-built pump track and bike workshop at our new facility, Bryn Engan.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to Expect
The exact itinerary will depend on the weather conditions, but we'll get out on lots of local rides, and then the best trails in Snowdonia.
You should be confident on red graded trails, with a good level of fitness for five days biking in the mountains.
Why Choose Plas y Brenin?
Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.
If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.
When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.
As both your body and mind will be working hard whilst you're with us, we want to help you focus on achieving the goal you've set yourself. So if you're staying with us, comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and home-cooked meals are part of the deal, you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified staff, to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.
You should bring your own MTB plus your regular MTB equipment and clothing, helmet etc. Or you can arrange to hire these locally, and we'll arrange for delivery to our base in time for you to start your course.
You'll need a good level of fitness for this course, as you'll be out on your bike all week, plus you should feel comfortable and confident riding red trails.