Biking in Conwy - Relaxation and Exhilaration on Two Wheels
Experience some of the best cycling in North Wales on biking routes to suit everyone from the beginner right through to the professional rider – and all surrounded by stunning scenery, wide open spaces and big skies. Whether it’s leisurely family cycling, long distance road cycling tours across the moors, or a muddy and exhilarating rush on mountain biking trails - once you get a taste of biking in Conwy, we’re sure you’ll be wanting more.
Betws y Coed, the gateway to the Snowdonia Mountains has great facilities for bikers, and is the starting off point for a number of way marked mountain biking routes and mountain biking centres in the region, including the Marin Trail and Penmachno Trails and the mountain biking centre at Coed y Brenin. Llyn Brenig and the Clocaenog Forest offer a range of moderate and more challenging mountain biking trails, including the Brenig Trail, whilst the nearby Alwen Trail is ideal for family cycling. The long distance National Cycling Route 5 crosses through the north of the region following a course along the spectacular North Wales coast.
After a hard day in the saddle, relax with a meal at one of the range of great places to eat out in Conwy and rest your weary muscles at one of the comfortable places to stay - many are geared up specially to accommodate cyclists and their bikes – just look out for the Cyclists Welcome logo. And should you need anything for your two wheels – there’s a good supply of bike repair and bike hire shops where you’ll find everything you need to get on the road again.