Our National Park is a great place for a day out on two wheels, or even a cycle touring or mountain biking holiday.
Cycling and mountain biking is a fabulous way to experience the Brecon Beacons glorious countryside. It gives you healthy exercise, relieves stress and allows you to spend time in the fresh air with family and friends.
Our National Park is a great place for a day out on two wheels, or even a cycle touring or mountain biking holiday. Our bike guides and hire companies can set up anything from a a simple day’s bike hire to a complete package with equipment, accommodation, routes and guides all included.
Cycling with family and friends helps you stay motivated. You won’t want to let them down if you’ve arranged to go out together. You can challenge each other to a real workout, or take it easy so that you have plenty of breath for a chat!
We have lots of different terrain to explore, including towpaths, lanes and hillside tracks. And thanks to our public transport network, you can leave the car behind – especially on summer Sundays, when the Bike Bus is running.
The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has an exclusive Mountain Bike Pack which is available from our online shop. This pack contains 14 single track mountain bike route cards along with other information to get the best out of your visit to the National Park. Click HERE for more details
Cycle Across the Beacons
To celebrate Visit Wales “Year of Adventure” a new on-road cycle route called ‘Cycle Across the Beacons’, which is 56 miles along country lanes and some canal, has been produced.
The route runs from Llandeilo in the West to Abergavenny in the East, following a Roman Road with panoramic views of the Central Beacons,winding along lovely country lanes before joining the pretty tow path by the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.
The route has been split into 5 sections, find out about each section by clicking here.
The map and more information can be found here.
Hard copies of the leaflet are also now available from Brecon Tourist Information Centre, The National Park Visitor Centre, Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre and Abergavenny Tourist Information Centre. Click here for more information.
Our bike guides and hire companies can set up anything from a a simple day’s bike hire to a complete package with equipment, accommodation, routes and guides all included. Have fun and make sure you stay safe!
There are regular cycling competitions and events you can get involved in, with the recent Festival of Cycling and Velothon being held in the town of Abergavenny. With the new Cycle Across the Beacons route launched, their is now even more of an excuse to come to the Brecon Beacons for your cycling holiday.