MTB & EBIKE GUIDED RIDES

Whilst you’re enjoying your stay at Swallow Barn glamping why not join one of our guided rides or hire a local guide for your group/family. From a first time out on the trails to experienced rides who want to try some of the local technical downhill trails we can create a ride for you. All rides start and finish at swallow barn where your guide will meet you.

THE DAY
9.30 Sign on, have a coffee and meet your guide who will discuss the trails and decide which are best for your group.

10.00 on bikes for your chosen route

1.00 – for half day back to the farm or full day lunch stop on the trails

1.30 for full day back on the trails, for half day afternoon ride meet at the farm, sign on and meet your guide who will discuss the trails and decide which are best for your group

4.00 – 5.00 back to the farm.


GUIDED ROUTES
If you have a split ability group more guides are available.

 

Lets Get Outside!! - Level 1 (Trail centre grade GREEN)

Half Day:
9.30-1 or 1.30 – 5, Approx 15km total distance 400m climbing. Distance can be longer if the group are on ebikes.

Ideal for Beginner/novice cyclists or those just wanting a scenic ride. Basic Bike Skills required. Family routes available.

An introduction to our local area and trails, if you’re new to riding off road or enjoy the mellower trail experience and want to explore beyond a trail centre this is the ride for you.

Leaving from our meeting point, we will head out on a route that will take us down to the river Taff up into the surrounding hills and beyond. You’ll enjoy stunning views across the Valleys and build confidence on trails that will leave you wanting a return visit before you’re home.

Price Half day:
9.30am – 1pm or 1.30 - 5
2 or more riders: £37.50 each

I want to go up there!! - Level 2 (Trail centre grade BLUE)

Half day:
9.30 – 1 or 1.30 – 5. Approx 20 k distance, 600m climbing

Full day:
9.30-4. Approx 30km total distance, 1000m climbing

Distance can be longer if the group are on ebikes. Ideal for Intermediate cyclists/mountain bikers with basic off-road riding skills. A good standard of fitness can help.

Are you looking for big hills, long descents and a natural riding environment? We have that all around us and with our guided rides you can take full advantage of it. Leaving from our meeting point, our route will take us up some of the biggest hills and down some of the best long natural descents that Wales has to offer, helping you build confidence on natural trails. By the time we arrive back your face will be as tired from smiling as your legs are from the days riding.

Prices
Half day: 9.30am – 1pm or 1.30 - 5
2 or more riders: £37.50 each

Full day: 9.30 – 4pm
2 or more riders: £55 each (includes lunch).

 

Life to the max!! - Level 3 (Trail centre grade RED)

Half day:
9.30 – 1 or 1.30 – 5. Approx 12 k distance 600 m climbing.

Full day:
9.30 -4. 30km+, as much climbing as you can do.

Distance can be longer if the group are on ebikes.

Ideal for experienced mountain bikers with good off-road riding skills. Suitable for good quality off-road mountain bikes.

A good level of fitness and stamina needed.

Do you like getting to the top of the biggest hills for a technical ride down the other side? This will be the day out on a bike to top them all and leave you with the decision of when to move house.

Leaving from our meeting point we head straight up the hill to some of the best natural trails south wales has to offer and then repeat on the next hill and the next, its called the Valleys for a reason. These trails will be technical, steep in places and only fun for confident riders with experience of natural trails.

Prices
Half day: 9.30am – 1pm or 1.30 - 5
2 or more riders: £37.50 each

Full day: 9.30 – 4pm
2 or more riders: £55 each (includes lunch).

All our guides are British Cycling qualified.

Don’t have your own bike or want to try and ebike?
Contact us to arrange bike hire.

Need extra accommodation for your group?
If our tents/cabins are fully booked we can arrange bell tent hire for your group. Contact us for more details.

Why not make your day extra special and upgrade your days ride with a gourmet style trail side picnic or/and an afternoon tea served back at Swallow Barn.

Gourmet Trail side lunch £15pp Afternoon Tea £18pp (+£5 inc champagne cocktail)

To book or for more information
Email: tamzjones@yahoo.co.uk Or call: 07905943155