Cycling and bike hire at Beddgelert, Snowdonia

Forests, mountains, castles and coast.

Cycling holidays in Beddgelert, Snowdonia 

Fresh air, total freedom and time to just... be. Discover cycling holidays at Beddgelert. Explore the forest and uncover the beauty of Snowdonia National Park where you’ll find some of the best mountain biking routes in North Wales.   

Bike hire

The perfect way to kickstart your break at Beddgelert. 

Want to get straight out into the forest as soon as you arrive? Book bikes at the same time as your break so they’re ready for when you get here. Log into your account to add bike hire or give us a call on 03330 110 495 and we’ll take care of the details. But be quick, bikes are already selling fast.  

Discover cycling holidays at Beddgelert

Don’t miss these cycling trails on your next staycation.

Cycling in Beddgelert Forest 

The trails in Beddgelert Forest make for a great family day out.  

For a challenge older ones will love, start at your cabin and choose from two cycling routes - the Bedwen Trail and the Derwen Trail.  

An easier trail for little explorers is the purple waymarked Bedwen Trail. This takes you 4km up to lake Llyn Llywelyn (a great place to stop for a picnic).  

There’s also the yellow-waymarked 9.5km Derwen Trail with incredible views east to Snowdon.

Essential mountain biking in Snowdonia  

Our cabins at Beddgelert are situated on the Lon Gwyrfai Path between Beddgelert and Rhyd Ddu. The round trip to Beddgelert is 5km and the round trip to Rhyd Ddu is 10.5km.  

Both rides offer breath-taking views of the mountains and valleys and both are on the Welsh Highland Railway route so you can hop on a train back if you feel like taking it easy.  

The path in both directions is wide with some tarmac surfaces and some lose stone and slate. For beginners and experts alike it’s great fun - if you only try one of the Snowdonia mountain bike trails, make it this one. 

  • BEGINNER
    Bedwen Bike Trail

    2.5 miles

    ADVANCED
    North Wales Coast Path

  • BEGINNER
    Lon Gwyrfai Path

    4.5 miles

    ADVANCED
    Route 8 from Barmouth to Bangor

    50 miles

  • BEGINNER
    Derwen Bike Trail

    5.9 miles

Snowdonia mountain biking holidays made simple 

Get that #ForestFeeling on two wheels.

Searching for cycling holidays and mountain bike breaks in the UK? We offer bike hire at all our locations, so all you have to do is pick them up when you arrive. Choose from adult bikes, children’s bikes, tag-a-longs, trailers, child seats (and don’t forget the free helmets) and look forward to wonderfully wild adventures in the great outdoors.

Book cycling holidays in Snowdonia  

Whether you’re planning an epic mountain bike break or a peaceful cycling holiday, we’ve got you covered with cabins in Beddgelert Forest. Kick back on the outdoor decking, relax in the hot tub and find your #ForestFeeling surrounded by the beauty of Snowdonia National Park.  

Explore Beddgelert, Snowdonia

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