Introduction To Mountain Biking For Women

This two-day women's mountain biking course offers hands-on instruction for beginners. Explore world-class trails with skilled instructors, and enjoy the option to rent a bike on-site, all right outside the center's door.

Plas y Brenin

2 Days

Instructor Ratio6:1


Plas y Brenin


2 Days

Instructor Ratio


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This is a two-day course aimed at women who are new to riding mountain bikes. Our friendly, highly qualified instructors will help you develop good technical riding habits right from the start. These foundational skills will make all the difference in the long term. Plus, we’ll ensure your bike is set up right for you so that you can spend a full day on the bike.

You’ll spend each day making use of our purpose-built skills course and some of the local mountain bike trails. These include some of the finest mountain biking routes in Britain, featuring world-class single-track routes. The Gwydyr Forest trails and the Penmachno trails are right outside our back door. Other classic trails at Coed y Brenin and Coed Llandegla are only a short drive from our centre.

Bike Rental Information:
You can now hire a Mountain Bike – subject to availability at the time of enquiry for Plas y Brenin. The cost is £35 per day. Please get in touch with us via e-mail at to make your enquiry.

The Objectives 

You’ll learn the fundamental skills and good technical habits to give you the right foundation to build on and progress in your new sport.

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What to Expect

We’ll start off by checking your current skills, and then coach you in the areas you want to improve in.

Experience Required

You should have basic cycling skills.

How Should I Prepare? 

Spend some time on a bike to get comfortable with riding and build some basic riding fitness.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.