Challenging hills with awesome moortop panoramas; gentle valleys; glorious canal towpaths... Whether Strava supremo or family dawdler, the Dee Valley has something for all, plus vibrant Welsh culture and two amazing aqueducts. Llangollen – just 10 towpath miles from Chirk’s mainline railway station – is our base, with a hostel, B&Bs, heritage railway, pubs and cafes.
Hill, lake & valley 67 miles The big mid-Wales experience Test yourself on steep climbs and descents, then enjoy the scenic glens, and brunch in Llanrhaeadr. A long steady climb up beautiful Tanat Valley means fab views at the top followed by a thrilling descent. Do a flat circuit of Bala Lake, which you can cut if time is short, followed by long, lovely, quiet singletrack Dee Valley lanes back. Get the route: tinyurl.com/cplus-midwales