The cycle loop around Trawsfynydd Lake measures a total of 8 miles. You can start the loop from either in Trawsfynydd itself, or at the new Lake Centre. As you cycle along the route you will see some stunning views of the Lake itself and the beautiful nature around the area.
Coed y Brenin is a forest in the Snowdonia National Park. It has several man-made mountain bike singletrack courses in a woodland setting, varying in length from 12 to 38 km, and one dual slalom course. The purpose-built visitor centre offers hot drinks, snacks, main meals, bike hire and a fully equipped shop.
The Mawddach Trail footpath walk and cycle route winds for 9.5 miles (15km) along the disused railway track on the southern edge of the Mawddach estuary. Whilst the trail can be joined at several points it starts in the market town of Dolgellau and finishes by crossing the railway bridge over the mouth of the estuary into Barmouth.
Taith Ardudwy Way is a well signposted upland pathway of 24 miles from Barmouth in the south to Llandecwyn in the north. The route is divided into three sections, Southern: Barmouth to Tal y Bont (8 miles) Central: Tal y Bont to Harlech (13 miles) Northern: Harlech to Llandecwyn (12 miles). The Way is chosen to take in some of the best coastal and mountain views in Wales, visiting prehistoric sites and offers the chance to see varied vegetation and rare birds of the area. The Way is mostly on quiet lanes, tracks, and pathways all of which are marked with the Buzzard logo.
There are extensive and varied opportunities for cycling either in the Bala and Penllyn area or nearby. These opportunities include quiet local roads for cycling, car-free routes and challenging hill-climbs with passes over 1,000 feet high. Bala is centrally located near several Mountain Biking centres, and there are also many excellent locations close to Bala in the Penllyn Forest and the Berwyn Mountains.
This route connects Builth Wells in the Wye Valley in the heart of Wales to Anglesey and Holyhead. It uses minor roads, railway paths, forestry tracks and ancient coach roads. There are two route options between Machynlleth and Porthmadog.
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