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Mountain Bike Trails in Llanwrtyd Wells, and holidays in Powys Mid Wales

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Llanwrtyd Wells :

New! Click here for Mountain Bike Trails in Powys Mid WalesThe very first Mountain Bike centre in the British Isles was opened in Llanwrtyd Wells in 1985. and this twenty year association with the sport makes sure you'll have a warm welcome in the town, Officially Britain's smallest town, Llanwrtyd Wells is big on mountain biking holidays. The town is ideally situated with thousands of acres of forest and hillside very close to hand. Using the expertise developed over the years they provide a variety of way marked trails and also incorporate rides suitable for familes and ordinary cyclists alike. From the forest tracks and green lanes through the beautiful valleys and over the rolling hills to the more challenging mountain areas there is a great variety of trails to suit every level of rider.

Victoria Wells Trail :
The Victoria Wells trail, 12.9kms (approx. 8 miles). This is a relatively easy route. but there are some steady climbs and one slightly tricky descent. Allow about 1.5 hours

Garn Trail :
The Garn trail, 17.5kms (approx. 11 miles). This route is a bit tougher and there are some quite long climbs including one technical climb and two short technical descents. Allow about 2 hours

Esgair Dafydd Trail :
The Esgair Dafydd trail, is 26kms (approx. 16.2 miles). There is one steep and two long steady climbs with some stony patches. Allow between 3-4 hours

Irfon Forest Trail :
The Irfon Forest trail, 20.5kms (approx. 12.5 miles). There is quite a bit of climbing involved with this trail but the scenery is well worth the effort. Some of the climbs are long and there are some technical descents. Allow between 2-3 hours

Mynydd Trawsnant Trail :
Mynydd Trawsnant trail, 27.6kms (approx. 17.2 miles). This is an undulating route with some great scenery. Allow between 3-4 hours

There are also a number of routes using the minor roads, including :

The Three Rivers, 30.5kms (approx. 19 miles). A ride through rolling valleys of the Afon Irfon, Cammarch and Cnyffiad. Allow about 4 hours
The Irfon View, 14kms (approx. 8.7 miles). This is an ideal family route through Llangammarch Wells. Allow about 1-2 hours
The Llyn Brianne and the Devil's Staircase, 62kms (approx. 38.5 miles). A challenging ride with some extremely tough climbs through fantastic scenery. Allow about 5 hours



For further details contact :

Tourist Information Centre, Llanwrtyd Wells
Tel: 01591 610666
Route maps cost 50p each (2006) and are available from: The Tourist Information Centre, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, LD5 4RB, Phone: 01591 610666. Please enclose an A5 stamped addressed envelope and a cheque for the appropriate amount made payable to CELT Ltd

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