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Nearest Town: Betws-y-Coed   

The Gwydir Mawr mountain bike trail is a 25 Killometre long trail through Gwydyr Forest in Wales and is a proper mountain bike trail in every sense of the word. Read more

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The Gwydir Mawr mountain bike trail formerly known as the Marin Trail is a proper mountain bike trail in every sense of the term. Big climbs, big descents, brilliant singletrack and truly awesome scenery make this a trail to remember.

Most, but not all, of the climbs are on forest roads and tracks giving you time to take in the views of the mountains of snowdonia, and all of the descents are on the sweetest singletrack. The singletack varies from very tight, technical and rocky to wonderfully open and flowing, from dark forest to exposed ridgelines.

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Nearest Town: Betws-y-Coed
Sat Nav: LL26 0PN
Grid Ref: SH 757 618

Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 7.6000 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 7.5714 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 7.5429 out of 10
Facilities 6.9143 out of 10
Location 7.8857 out of 10

"Mixed feelings"
Review by: Chard on 9 October 2014

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Gwydyr Forest is just north of Betws-y-Coed. From the north take the A55 west from Chester to Llandudno then go south on the A57 towards Betws. About four miles before Betws turn left on the B5106 and Gwydyr Forest Centre is on the right after about 500m. From the South head to Shrewsbury then take the A5 through Llangollen to Betws-y-Coed. Just after Betws turn right on the B5106 and the forest centre is on the right after 2.5 miles.

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Last modified: 2018-05-11 15:25:29
Gwydir Mawr Mountain Bike Trail 3.7 out of 5 based on 35 ratings. 35 user reviews.

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