Cycling

Cycling around Broad Haven

Overview

Rise and fall with the countryside on quiet lanes and exciting downhill sprints in this stunning area. Try one of the ride with GPS routes that we've created.

What makes it special

  • Exciting downhill sprints
  • Explore the countryside

Hostels nearby

Cycling around Broad Haven

Dolgellau, LL40 2HZ

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SH 72329 26886

Lat/Lng: 52.824346, -3.8962018

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Lone figure walks along a beautiful woodland track though Coed-y-Brenin

Coed Y Brenin

Coed-Y-Brenin is a mountain biking mecca set amongst mountains and forests of southern Snowdonia. There are also fantastic walks, a visitor centre, a high ropes course, and opportunities to

Mountain Biker on a track on the tops

Mountain Biking around Kings, Dolgellau

Mountain Biking enthusiasts will have heard all about Coed-y-Brenin.  Approx 15 minutes from the hostel and run by the Forestry Commission, it's the mountain bike mecca of Wales.  Bike hire

Cycles parked by a lake

Cycling around Kings, Dolgellau

The Mawddach trail between Dolgellau and Barmouth is ideal for families who enjoy gentler cycling.  Running alongside the estuary, following the route of the old railway, it is totally flat and o

Sunrise over Snowdonia viewed from the tops

Climbing near Kings, Dolgellau

There's a training area above Barmouth, known as 'The Slabs'.  Local firms offer instructor led courses and equipment hire.  The area is suitable for all levels and abilities including the m

Slate Caverns

Llanfair Slate Caverns

Descend Jacobs ladder and wander through tunnels and chambers. Outside the caverns there's breathtaking views of Cardigan Bay.

Portmeirion Village

Portmeirion

Portmeirion, the setting for the cult 60s series The Prisoner – 'I am not a number. I am a free man.

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

Travel on the glorious line from Caernarfon through Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog – some 40 miles of narrow-gauge steam!  These are 2 separate railways which meet at the central station of Por

Cycling in Indwal

Cycling in Idwal

The Lon Las route takes you from Portmadog to Bangor. You can either do the route in one day, or take time to explore the mountains and use the hostel as your base.

Zip World showing 2 on the zipwires

Zip World - Slate Caverns

A unique range of very special adventures.  Experience Europe's longest Ziplines, or massive underground trampolines and high-rope cavern adventures called Bounce Below. See the Zip

Porthmadog Harbour, showing quayside and upturned dinghy & sailboard

Watersports near Kings, Dolgellau

The National White Water Centre is at Bala, 20 miles from the hostel, with white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking - you can hire your equipment or get tuition.  For something a bit different

Centre for Alternative Technology

Centre for Alternative Technology

The Centre for Alternative Technology aims to inspire, inform and enable people to explore new ways of living. Visit the CAT website

Sygun Copper Mine

Sygun Copper Mine

Tour the large colourful chambers, magnificent stalactite and stalagmites and copper ore veins with traces of gold and silver. Visit the website 

Beddgelert Bikes

Bike hire for all ages so you can have a memorable day out in Snowdonia.  Set off to explore Beddgelert Forest and get away from it all. Visit the website