Guided tour

Desert of Wales / Long-Weekend Bikepacking

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Key Features

United Kingdom

Country

Wales

Region

guided

Trip Type

Intermediate

Difficulty

Gravel & Bikepacking

Adventure type

1*

Accommodation

3

Nights

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Overview


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Our three-night guided bikepacking escape into the heart of the Desert of Wales - single-track road, gravel, forest & moorland wildness, solitude and social. Expect a Welsh summer, bunkhouse pizzaiolo and bothy lunches...

What's the plan

Itinerary

DAY 1

40km // +500m

MEET 13.00

Intro ride to our group, the area and your bikes (if hiring). We ride a 40km loop of stunning quiet roads and gravel tracks in and around the Elan Valley…

Accommodation: Pannier Basecamp

DAY 2

55km // +1100m

The real escape. We set off on an overnight bikepacking ride into the Cambrian Mountains, spending the night at a remote bunkhouse in the Desert of Wales. Expect bothy lunches and #coffeeoutside…

Accommodation: Off-Grid Bunkhouse

DAY 3

65km // +1400m

…we head back to Basecamp across dams and up famous road climbs >> pausing for lunch and a wild swim on the banks of the River Irfon. A cracking day out on the bikes, finishing up in Pannier style, with a short bike-hike over moorland…

Accommodation: Pannier Basecamp

DAY 4

0km // +0m

…wake up in the glorious Welsh hills for a Basecamp breakfast, social, and pack-up

LEAVE 10.30

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