Penmachno Mountain Bike Trails
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Nearest Town: Betws-y-Coed   

The Penmachno Mountain Bike Trail, south of Betws-y-Coed in North Wales is challenging trail with some steady climbs taking in some more spectacular scenery. Read more

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The Penmachno Trails have the perfect mix of singletrack descents & forest climbs (with a few technical climbs thrown in for good measure!). They can be ridden as one 30km route or as a 19km loop (Loop 1), or a 11km loop (Loop 2). Loop 2 branches off from Loop 1 at around the halfway point so, if you're not certain which one to ride start on Loop 1 and see how you feel when you get to the Loop 2 junction!

Dolen Machno (Loop 1) - 19km
This has the fastest descents and biggest climbs, with fast, technical single-track, tight switch-backs and a couple of leg-testing climbs. The fun just never stops!

Dolen Eryri (Loop 2) - 11km
This is all about the flow and the views, with a great mix of sweeping single-track, carving boardwalk, technical pitched stone trail and some of the best views you'll find in the UK. A truly breath-taking ride.

Penmachno Trail (combined Loop 1 & Loop 2) - 30km
This has got it all - 30km of fast descents, flowing singletrack, technical riding & boardwalk plus views across the Snowdonia mountains.

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Nearest Town: Betws-y-Coed
Sat Nav: LL24 0YP
Grid Ref: SH 786498

Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 8.5946 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 8.4595 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 8.5405 out of 10
Facilities 8.2973 out of 10
Location 8.5946 out of 10

"simply awesome"
Review by: ridefluid on 30 August 2010

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1. From the North/South drive along the A470 towards Betws. 2. North: Dont turn over the bridge in Betws, go straight down A470 until you get to Conwy Falls Restaurant and Hotel. Turn Right. Follow road until second pub in Penmachno, turn left. Car Park is about 600 yds down road on right hand side. 3. South: Come up A470, turn left at Conwy Falls Hotel. Follow road until second pub in Penmachno, turn left. Car Park is about 600 yds down road on right hand side.

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Last modified: 2018-05-11 15:33:18
Penmachno Mountain Bike Trails 4.3 out of 5 based on 37 ratings. 37 user reviews.

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