The town of Brecon – just North of the Brecon Beacons themselves –is the centre for the whole area and forms the starting point of 3 routes from novice to experienced level mountain bikers. Brecon benefits from a wide range of bike shops, evening entertainment and places to stay.
A welcome out of all proportion to its size is waiting at Crickhowell, with a wide range of watering holes in haunted or unhaunted venues, you will be spoilt for choice. Two challenging routes wait to be explored!
Whether it’s Red Kites or the mix of uncompromisingly rugged terrain and stunning scenery you will not be disappointed. Four routes from simple to fairly severe make maximum use of the biking potential. A range of accommodation to suit all, quality bunkhouses, bed & breakfast, self catering.
Talgarth sits to the north east of Brecon, surrounded by both premium mountain biking and first class outdoor activity centres, Talgarth is a perfect destination for a multi sports break. The 4 routes are a proper hardcore mix, including the Black Mountains Classic – 52 km of extreme level riding. For more information about Talgarth visit their website: www.visittalgarth.co.uk
Both the Taff Trail and the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal pass through Talybont-on-Usk so you could see cyclists of all abilities around. Three routes from novice level to a challenging 34km figure of eight loop, there’s riding to suit all from this charming village. Car Parking is in Henderson Hall, Penpentre, please use this facility if you intend to leave your car all day. There is an honesty box for your parking contributions. A trio of pubs and the Talybont stores Cafe offer refrshments and a range of accommodation give plenty of overnight options.
|Visitor Centre Route||8km||5mi|
|Llangors & Bwlch||39km||24mi|
|Foothills of the Black Mountains||32km||20mi|
|Grwyne Fawr Reservoir||51km||32mi|