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Gwydir Forest

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Great mountain bike trails

Over 25km of great mountain bike trails. Just follow the really well marked out route but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mark F
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London, United Kingdom
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Marin trail

Rode the Marin Trail with 3 friends, very hot day! Uphill for the first hour then some great trails... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chris J
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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"up hill"
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"lovely walk"
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"circular walk"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Over 25km of great mountain bike trails. Just follow the really well marked out route but definitely not for beginners. You don’t have to do the whole route if you don’t want as there are also few car parks along the way to leave your...More

Thank Mark F
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Rode the Marin Trail with 3 friends, very hot day! Uphill for the first hour then some great trails and downhills. Make sure to take plenty of water!

Thank Chris J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy and Moderate cycling and walking in this area......even in the rain. Would recommend for all ages.

Thank Pat W
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Park up in the Pont-y-Pair car park, just over the bridge and near Cunnighams outdoor store (free parking for disabled badge holders). The walk starts from here and is partly on wooden boardwalks and partly on well laid trail. Good access to the river for...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

I visited here May 2018, wish I never! Far too much fireroad climbing, trail is 25km, however around 19km of that is fireroad climbing (nope im not exaggerating!). Poor Trail, Poor design, It wasn't fun, it was a chore! Much better trails in area (Penmancho/Coed-Y-Brenin)...More

Thank Dazz R
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

A good choice for a wet day. Pleasant walk through forest although sign posts would be helpful, make sure you have OS mapping on your phone.

Thank Andy O
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Wonderful place for exploring on bike or foot. Loits of tracks to follow. Beautiful isolated lakes with stunning views hidden amongst the trees

Thank DurhamJenny
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Walk here often and a place I will always take people to from out of the area. The walks are all so well marked and so much to see on them and just so quiet and peaceful. Has to be one of my favourite places.

Thank Julia L
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

We took this walk with our two dogs on a warm September day. We took the long route which was pretty heavy on the uphills but definitely worth it for the lake and the views. Great for the dogs as there was good access to...More

2  Thank Alexandria F
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Took my grandson for the bike 🚴 trails! Wow beautiful place great bike trails. Strongly recommend for a good hill walk too 😊

1  Thank yvette247
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wanderer682
February 2, 2018|
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Response from Alexandria F | Reviewed this property |
hi there, there is parking in betws y coed that I'm sure is suitable for a motorhome.
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