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Cwm Carn Mountain Bike Trails, and Mountain Bike holidays in Newport and Monmouthshire South Wales

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Mountain Bike Trails in Newport and Monmouthshire South Wales:

The Cwm Carn Trails :

New! Click here for Mountain Bike Trails in Monmouthshire WalesThe Twrch Mountain Bike Trail :
This is a 15 km (approx. 9.5 miles) long trail with testing climbs, swooping decents and demanding technical sections. The trail is almost pure singletrack and is free to ride all year.
Allow between 1 to 2 hours.
Classed as Technically Difficult

Y Mynydd Mojo :
This is a 1.9 km (approx. 1.25 miles) long downhill trail, for experienced riders only, dropping down the steep hillsides of Cwmcarn. There are car parks at the top and bottom and the visitor centre is at the finish for a nice cup of tea.
Classed as Technically Difficult


For further details contact :


Cwmcarn Visitor Centre:
Tel : 01495 272001

Car parks, Picnic sites, Adventure playground, Walking routes, Visitor centre
Mountain Bike Trail with testing climbs, swooping decents and demanding technical sections. For more information contact the Visitor Centre. There will be a temporary Visitor Centre, while a new centre is built in 2006, which will be serving light food, drinks and snacks. The trails are remaining open during the rebuilding.
Visitor Centre Opening Times: Easter to September 9am - 5pm, Fri to Sun 9am - 6pm.
Call for extended opening times in July and August.
October to Easter 9am - 5pm all week except Friday 9am - 4.30pm.
Call for Christmas and New Year opening times.

How to get there:
Leave M4 motorway at junction 28, headnorth on A467 past Crosskeys towards Abercarn. Turn right at fifth roundabout, Cwm Carn Forest Centre is signposted from here. These trails are close to the highly populated areas of South Wales and also close to the English Borders, therefore in  an ideal location for short break mountain bike holidays.

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Mountain Bike map of Monmouthshire and Newport.
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Mountain Bike Map of Monmouthshire. Move the cursor over the attractions and towns Jump to Powys Where to stay in Crickhowell Where to stay in Tintern, nr Monmouth Where to stay in Monmouth Coedkernew accommodation Where to stay in St Bride's Wentlooge Where to stay in Caerleon Where to stay in Usk Where to stay in Tredunnock Where to stay in Chepstow Where to stay in Whitebrook Jump to City of Cardiff , sorry no Bike trails, but plenty of accommodation Jump to Afan Valley, Neath Port Talbot Abergavenny accommodation Click for Celtic Manor Golf Resort Click for details of the Twrch Trail Click for details of  Mynydd Mojo Trail Click for details of  Cwm Carn Trails


For a holiday in Monmouthshire and Newport South Wales choose from this list of holiday cottage accommodation providers in Monmouthshire and vicinity. Please note the properties listed are not specifically offering Mountain Bike holidays.
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