Treads and Trails Brecon beacons
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Mountain Leader South Wales
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"Your guiding was superb, telling us what was coming up, what to look out for and the riding tips certainly gave me extra confidence on the day. We all thoroughly enjoyed it and got a great sense of achievement at the end. The day was perfect"(IL 2012)
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Mountain Bike Guiding

Brecon Beacons & Wales

From easy trails to tough technical routes & riding incredible natural wilderness mountains and some of the best man made trails in the world. Wales has it all!

Based in the Brecon Beacons National Park, we have over 200km of superb natural trails to ride that we know like the back of our hand.

  • Do you want to break free from the mountain bike trail centre’s?

  • Do you fancy riding big mountain climbs & descents on superb natural trails?

  • Unsure of navigating and where to find the best mountain biking trails in the mountains?

Take your riding to the next level and join Treads and Trails for a guided mountain bike ride in the Brecon Beacons & Wales, where you can relax and discover the best natural mountain biking routes quickly and easily. From flowing singletrack to technical rocky descents our qualified local guides will help you gain the riding skills to make the most of them.

Experience our rides on an Electric Mountain Bike (EMTB) for added thrills  

We will provide a bespoke guided ride according to your ability & experience so you can have a superb time. Check our social media and customer reviews

Our highly experienced & qualified guides ride the trails regularly and mountain bike all over Wales, including multi day Trans Wales North to South, loads of natural riding in Snowdonia and centres such as Afan, Brechfa, Coed y Brenin, Forest of Dean.

If you fancy a long weekend or epic multi day mountain bike trip in Wales, we can organise this for you.

For an idea of the type of terrain and routes used for our guided MTB trips then click on the links below:

"Ride met my expectations completely as the guide was knowledgeable about the terrain and knew the route in advance letting us know about what was coming. Moreover, he adjusted very well to our pace so it was a completely tailored ride" (DW 2012)

How much is a guided mountain bike ride?

Sadly everything in life isn't free, our standard prices for a guided ride are:




  • Prices are Total for group and not per person

  • £20 per additional rider up to a maximum MTB guide to rider ratio of 1:8, (for larger groups we use a 2nd guide.)

  • As part of a guided ride:  Mountain Bike hire from £42 per day & Electric MTB from £70 per day (inc. delivery/collection)          

  • Check out our customer reviews                 

  • If you fancy a Brecon Beacons mountain bike weekend break, we can assist in organising this for you.
  • To check the availability of a MTB Guide, click below, tell us some dates, group size, ability level etc & we will get back to you 

Buy a Guided Mountain Bike ride Gift Voucher

Give someone an awesome present, buy a Brecons Beaons Guided Mountain Bike ride gift voucher from us which is valid for 12 months.

We provide a Gift Voucher that can be sent to the lucky recipient, who will just need to contact us to arrange the ride.

Group size :       Total Price       

                    Half Day   Full Day 

                       (~3hrs)       (~6hrs)

up to 3 people   £80      £140

up to 5 people   £100    £160  

Why choose Us
Surely its as easy as getting a map & gps and working out a route for yourself?

Here are some reasons why a Treads and Trails guided mountain bike ride offers excellent value for money:

  • Nationally Approved Guides to the highest level who love Mountain Biking.

  • A Full Days Bespoke Guided ride for £32 per person for a group of 5.

  • Maximise your ride time, allows the ride to flow, no stopping to think “where do we go now?”

  • Based in the Brecon Beacons with great local knowledge about the area, trail conditions & route options, get to ride the hidden trails

  • Excellent customer feedback. with your safety and satisfaction paramount

  • Provide Coaching & Instruction to help improve your skills.

  • Outdoor Emergency First Aid certified and trained in trailside repairs.

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Where will we go on a Guided MTB ride

It’s all about the flow & adventure so we love natural riding, stunning scenery & heading in the mountains away from the trail centres.

However if you’re not quite ready for that, then our guides know the unmarked routes to mix sections of trail centre with off piste to give you a new riding experience. Don’t just follow the crowd, get off the beaten track in Afan / Glyncorrwg.

Fancy the challenge of an epic Trans Wales tour, taking in the best natural & man-made trails?. Contact us for further details.

Bring your own bike, or we can arrange rentals (from £42 per day)

See below for details on our guided mountain bike rides in Wales:

These are the core of our business, and each route is bespoke to you.

We will take you on a route according to your ability, fitness & experience levels.

Ditch the trail centres & experience a different type of riding on great natural trails with wonderful views. Rides from half day to a long weekend mountain bike break     

We have created a superb challenging three day 125km route with +3,500mtr of ascent/descent which takes in some of the best mountain biking the Beacons offer.


Enjoy epic riding on big mountains with strenuous climbs, awesome technical descents, superb views and loads of history in the highest mountains in southern Britain 

A unique two day mountain biking trip around the stunning Gower coastline & hills in west Wales.

This two day circular route of 75km takes in breath-taking scenery and the best mountain biking around the Gower with 1,200mtr ascent/descent.


There’s a lot to do around the Gower for non-riders inc surfing & great beaches, so bring your family or friends along and meet up.

Showcasing the best riding throughout Wales, each day riding on some of the best natural and trail centre sections.

Experience the changing natural landscapes and terrain from the rocky rugged north to the smoother more flowing south. Not for the faint hearted, a tough but rewarding trip which will test you to the max.


Big climbs, Big descents, Big views.