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Coed-y-Brenin
 

Coed y Brenin

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For all trail updates including closures and new developments visit https://twitter.com/hashtag/mtbtrailupdate

Natural Resources Wales' mountain bike Mecca, Coed-y-Brenin forest is home to an ever increasing network of fantastic handbuilt all weather singletrack including the 'Falseteeth' which incorporates the biggest feature in the forest, 'The Cavity' drop in and get spat out over the exit with as much style as you can muster! The technical roller coaster riding will have you grinning like a fool, with stunning mountain views of surrounding Snowdonia that'll take your breath away. The MinorTaur is a recent blue graded development which complements the established red and black rides. It's specially adapted features make Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park the first truly inclusive mountain bike destination in the United Kingdom.

Virtual Tour

Coed y Brenin was the first forest to be developed for the sport of mountain biking and to this day retains its reputation as the sports premier location. A range of routes suitable for everyone from families nd novices (Yr Afon) to rocky technical trails for expert riders radiate out from our stunning state of the art eco visitor centre. Take a look around for yourself using the interactive virtual tour above. The purpose-built visitor centre offers hot drinks, snacks, main meals, bike hire and a fully equipped shop. Be sure to visit, we promise you’ll want to return!
 
The trail network is constantly being expanded and improved too. The new Y Ffowndri Skills Area & Bike Park add a range of features to test and develop your riding. Be sure to take in the breath taking scenery, with views across to Cadair Idris, glaciated valleys, wild untamed rivers, an expanse of forest and all in the heart of Snowdonia National Park.

Recent News

Now Open ! New skills area at Coed y Brenin. 
Try out and improve your bike handling skills on a variety of technical trail features. Features are clearly graded so you can decide which grade is right for you.

Coed-y-Brenin visitor centre opening hours.
Summer time: 9.30am - 5.00pm every day
Winter time: 9.30am - 4.30pm from Monday to Friday & 9.30am - 5.00pm Saturdays and Sundays.
 
The Bike Shop, Beics Brenin is open 7 days a week from Easter until end of October.  And open 5 days (Closed Tuesday/Wednesday) 10am-4.30pm throught the winter months.

Always ride within your ability and the rules of the forest cycle code.

For more general information on cycling in North Wales go to: http://www.cyclingnorthwales.co.uk/
handlebar view

Rocky Technical Terrain
Yr Afon

The Harris Family on the Yr Afon green trail

Contact Info

For trail information contact Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre: Tel: 01341 440747
 
For accommodation and tourist information contact Dolgellau Tourist Information Centre: Tel 01341 422888

Social Media

Andy looks after the trails at Coed y Brenin, the Marin trail & supports the Penmachno & Dyfi volunteer groups. He's the Natural Resources Wales mountain bike ranger and youcan follow him on twitter https://twitter.com/MTBRanger or facebook https://www.facebook.com/MTBRanger.CoedyBrenin
 
Photo credits on this page go to Hannah of Maia Media and Mark Harris on Flickr
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