Mountain biking in Snowdon Ranger
The excellent mountain biking area of Beddgelert Forest is 4 miles away. With lots of trails to choose from there are routes for everyone to enjoy. There's also a bike hire centre if you haven't brought your own along.
What makes it special
- Great for mountain biking enthusiasts
- Suitable for all levels and abilities
- Bike hire available
Other things to do nearby
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
Tour the large colourful chambers, magnificent stalactite and stalagmites and copper ore veins with traces of gold and silver. Visit the website
There are many local crags within easy walking distance in the area, so you won’t have to walk far before you can start climbing.
Bach Ventures offers courses in rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing and adventure activities in the beautiful area of Snowdonia. Open to families, friends, youth groups, and school trips. Visit
The hostel is a short drive from the Forestry Commission's Marin Trail with its challenging ascents and technical descents - best for experienced mountain bikers.
The hostel is close to several Sustrans cycle network routes and other spectacular road routes, either through the hills or along the flatter coastal roads, all within breathtaking scenery.
Surrounded by some of the best climbing in Britain, there's plenty of choice with single pitch and multi pitch routes, bouldering problems and a variety of rock types to suit all levels.
Travel on Britain’s only rack and pinion railway to Hafod Eryri, the stunning new visitor centre at the Summit of Snowdon. Visit the website
Try the brilliant tracks directly across the road from the hostel. Crib Goch offers grade 1 scrambling opportunities, with lots of famous climbing crags available in the immediate area.
From the front door of all our Snowdonia hostels you will be treated to unrivalled access to some of the UK's finest walking and hiking territory. From YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass: There are three route
Electric Mountain is home to the Dinorwig Power Station, set in the mountains of Snowdonia and dubbed "Britain's largest battery" this hydroelectric station houses 6 electric generators producing
High level activities to get the heart racing! Enjoy the leaps, swings and zip line with spectacular views of Snowdonia.
Discover the timeless appeal of narrow-gauge steam trains. Enjoy views of Snowdonia as you travel along the shores of Llyn Padarn.
Snowdonia Watersports (previously Surf Lines) offers an exciting range of adventures combining new skills, travel, exploration and an element of risk. Visit the website
Located between Snowdon and the sea, experience superb riding amongst some of the best mountain and coastal scenery in the British Isles, whatever your ability. Visit the website
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.