Treads and Trails Brecon beacons

The Gower - 2 day Guided MTB trip

Join us on a unique two day mountain biking adventure 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 lots to do around the Gower for non-riders inc. surfing & great beaches, so bring your family or friends along and meet up.

Prices from £140 per person for a group of 8 (inc. 1 night accommodation).

Who’s it for:

The ride is over 2 days, and is suitable for intermediate riders who have an average

physical fitness level and are comfortable riding for up to 5hrs per day on hilly terrain.

Unless you can climb like a GOAT, there will be a few short “Hike-a-Bike” sections involved.

Elevation Profile:

brecon beacons mtb leader
"Thanks for a fantastic ride last weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed it: the route was well chosen for us and it was great to have some MTB tips to move us on.
The scenery was amazing and the descent was exhilarating and well worth the climb" (AR 2012)
"We had a wonderful weekend of mountain biking.
Top class guiding, helpful advice and brilliant routes.
Thoroughly recommend it"(ST 2016)

Group Size:      Cost per person:   

 8 people            £140                        

 7 people            £150                       

 6 people            £170                       

 5 people            £190                       

 4 people            £220          

Itinerary:

  • Arrive in Swansea on Saturday morning by 10.00am and meet up with your mtb guide.

  • We will arrange for your luggage to be taken to that night’s location

  • Ride a spectacular route, including hill ridges, costal cliffs and bridleways including a lunch stop at a great pub with a final superb steep technical descent leading directly into the evening’s campsite by the best beach in Wales & one of the best in Europe. Ride is 38km with 650mtr ascent/descent.

  • Saturday evening you can either choose to have dinner at the campsite café or there is a good pub 20mins walk away.

  • Start off Sunday morning with a hearty breakfast in the campsite café, pack up your kit  & start the return leg of the ride with a mixture of fast flowing hill descents, old drovers trails and a finishing bonus of riding some local man-made trails in the forest above Swansea before returning to your vehicle for your departure. Ride is 37km with 550mtr ascent/descent

 

What’s included:

  • Superb costal & mountain bike riding over 2 days with spectacular views, all within easy reach of London, Home Counties and nearly anywhere in the universe. (Why not take your bike on the train directly from London Paddington to Swansea)

  • Your groups personal British Cycling Mountain Bike Leader for 2 days, to expertly guide you.

  • GPX route file for you to download to your device (you won’t need to use it, as your guide will do all the work)

  • One nights high quality campsite, hot showers & one café breakfast overlooking the sea

  • Luggage transfer on each day 

  • An awesome time riding with your chosen group (ride will not be open to any other riders outside your group)

  • Fly through 3D video of each days ride

 

What’s not included:

  • Tent, bedding and any camping equipment.

  • Lunch & Refreshments at any place we may stop during the ride.

  • Dinner - You can either choose to use the on-site café at the campsite or there is a good pub 20mins walk from the campsite.

  • Personal Insurance, Bikes and Equipment

Dates & Booking:

We run this trip over 2 days on selected long weekends between mid April and the end of September.

Contact us with some dates to check availability & for any other questions.

Notes:

  • We can also run this trip over 3 days and include a ride at the renowned Afan/Glyncorrwg trail centres, where we will guide you on a bespoke route which includes a mixture of the best trail & off-piste sections.

  • MTB guide to rider ratio is 1:8, (for larger groups we use a 2nd guide.)

  • Check out our customer reviews

 

 

 

 

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     

Trans Brecon Beacons

- 3 day MTB adventure

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.

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Registered office: 1 St Helens Close, Llanellen, Monmouthshire, NP7 9HR, Wales, UK.