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Nearest Town: Abergorlech   

The Derwen Mountain Bike trail in Brechfa Forest, South Wales gives inexperienced off-road riders a unique introduction to the world of mountain biking. Read more

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The Derwen Trail - Typically, green trails are all on forest roads or canal towpaths - but not in Brechfa Forest!

We aimed to create trail that engages the rider and heightens your senses giving a true taste of off-road riding. Named after the oak woodland it effortlessly flows through, the Derwen trail gives the inexperienced off-road rider a unique introduction to the world of mountain biking.

Clinging low to the valley sides, the trail eases you in with steady climbs and fun descents. Weaving through the forest you will encounter some lovely scenery and flowing terrain in what has until now been one of Wales's best kept secrets.

One ride will have you hooked and, perhaps, thinking of trying out the slightly longer blue trail which climbs a steeper bank before taking in a longer, faster descent that will have you pumping and whooping all the way to the valley bottom.The blue route is also a stepping-stone to the steeper and more technical red Gorlech route.

  • Parking Parking
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Nearest Town: Abergorlech
Website: www.mbwales.com
Sat Nav: Brechfa
Grid Ref: SN 545315

Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 8.5556 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 8.1111 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 8.3333 out of 10
Facilities 7.2222 out of 10
Location 8.1111 out of 10

"A great smooth rolling well maintained trail, with limited facilities."
Review by: thomoi on 11 July 2017

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Last modified: 2018-06-05 19:36:23
Derwen Trail - Brechfa 4.0 out of 5 based on 9 ratings. 9 user reviews.

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