Mountain Biking At Our West Wales Forest Holiday Cottage


 Less than a mile to the start of 4 specially-designed mountain bike trails by Rowan Sorrell (the accomplished rider and trail designer) to suit all abilities and experience, from hair-raising rides at lightning pace to more moderate trails

22km Gorlech, red/difficult, (1.5- 3 hours) roller coaster ride….. 3 big climbs and descents perfectly sculpted berms and huge switchbacks, jumping the step up jumps and tabletops, long swooping descents

20km Raven, black/severe,(1.5 – 2 hours) route includes the longest single span pole bridge in the UK,  rock gardens, low shore, hard climbs, natural single track, roots, berms, table tops and much more

9.2 km Green Derwen, green/easy, (1.5 – 2 hours) steady climbs and fun descents

9.2 km Blue Derwen, blue/moderate, is a loop off the Green Derwen trail and provides you with a steeper climb before taking a longer and faster descent.

Stop at the shed for a snack or drink – perfectly located within the forest…Well worth a visit. Not only will you get delicious food, you will gain insider knowledge of the surrounding area

  • On site bike wash, secure bike storage, drying facilities, free wifi
  • A network of quiet lanes as well as bridleways and byways in the area ranging over Llanllwni Mountain and farm land which can be used to build circular trails.

Brecon…. 1 hour 10 minutes drive

Coed Tallwm. Llanwrtyd Wells….1 hour 20 minutes

Afan Forest Park…….. 1 hour 20 minutes drive

Coed Y Brenin Forest Park……. 2 hours 25 minutes drive


Web links…..

Bike Brechfa     


Mountain Biking Wales

Towy Valey Cycles

Mud Trek



  • 11 miles to the nearest Sustrans route to the south (Route 47 Celtic trail), 10 miles to the west (Route 82)
  • Wash down area, secure bike storage, drying, free wifi


Web Links…..


Millennium Coast Path