Snowdonia Gravel Biking and Bike Packing – 2 Day

Come and join us to explore the best of which Snowdonia and North Wales has to offer, with the endless potential for gravel bike and bike packing exploration.

Plas Y Brenin

2 Days

Instructor Ratio4:1


Plas Y Brenin


2 Days

Instructor Ratio


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On our doorstep we have the Gwydir forest, Penmachno forest, Beddgelert forest, Bryn Engan forest, Coed y Brenin forest, Clocaenog forest, and Newborough forest. All of which are within easy reach, and all with miles and miles of accessible gravel tracks and trails to explore. Couple this with open moorland, spectacular scenery of mountains, lakes, rivers and the sea, make for an unforgettable experience on the bike. On this course we will cover lots of off-road gravel riding as well as a taster of loading up the bike and spending a night out in the wilds. The course will also cover some important and useful skills, such as: riding techniques, to level up your skills on the bike. We will look at bike and equipment set up, what to carry and some fundamental safety checks and maintenance to keep your bike running whilst out there. We may ride out of the door at Plas y Brenin or we will provide transport to a venue a short drive away. Book residential and enjoy the comfort and convenience of an ensuite room with all of your meals taken care of. Enjoy some down time and socialising in our fully stocked bar with a one off view of the Snowdon and share the days tales with others. During your stay you can also make use of our drying room facilities and climbing wall. From the time you arrive until you depart. 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 contact us via e-mail to to make your enquiry.

The Objectives 

Get involved with 2 days of gravel bike riding in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park • Meet and ride with likeminded people and swap tall tales from the trails in the atmospheric bar with an amazing view • Learn top tips and tricks from our expert guides and coaches. • Visit some truly breath-taking places.

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What to Expect

Two days of guided riding in and around Snowdonia.

Experience Required

Able to ride a bike off road on tracks, forest roads (green graded terrain). Fit enough to ride all day off road with 800-1000m of ascent.

How Should I Prepare?

Be fit enough to enjoy the experience that this course has to offer.

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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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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.