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Guided Trails

Book your stay here at The Old Vicarage B&B and add a guided ride

We work with one of the best tour guides in the area, Steve Beech from Wheelism, to bring you guided off-piste rides that we love, to match a range of skills.  

 The Old Vicarage has been awarded the Visit Wales Welcome Award for cyclists/MTB.

Don't forget we also offer, mountain bike hire, e-bike hire, professional on-site bike servicing, in-room sports massage by qualified sports massage therapist, bike wash facilities (free), e-bike battery charging (free), secure bike storage (free). 

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meet your guide

Steve Beech has been riding MTB for the last 30 years, coaching for the last 14 years, and ran the bike shop at Coed y Brenin for 8 years. 

A British Cycling certified MTB Coach with Scottish Mountain Bike Leader Award, Cytech Level 2 mechanic and DT Swiss Wheelbuilder certificates to boot, he’s got all the skills and experience to ensure you get the most progression from your day on the trails.

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Grade: Red-Black 


Grade: Blue

A guided off-piste day in the Dyfi. Up to 5 riders will be picked up from The Old Vicarage and taken to the far side of the Dyfi for a point-to-point ride taking in some of the best steep off-piste Dyfi trails.


Rides will be between 25km to 35km and involve between 1000-1500m of climbing. 


A big day out for experienced riders (happy with red and black graded trail-centre trails) 


from £65 per rider (minimum 2 riders) includes packed lunch

A guided ride in the hills south of Machynlleth - more of a cross-country type feel to this ride with less steep and less technical descents, but still with plenty of climbing. 


Rides can be tailored to suit from 20km-50km. Expect big climbs and fantastic views over the Cambrian mountains. 


Up to 5 riders will be picked up and returned to the Old Vicarage. For more than 5 riders you'd meet your guide in Machynlleth.

from £65 per rider (minimum 2 riders) includes packed lunch

Grade: Blue-Black

Coed y Brenin is the UK's original trail centre with a mix of trails for all abilities. It also boasts some excellent riding further away from the trail centre and this is the focus for this trip. 

25-35km of cross-country, technical riding with big climbs (1000-1500m) and awesome descents. 


Riders should be happy with red/black graded trails. For up to 5 riders you will be collected and returned to the Old Vicarage. For more than 5 riders you’ll meet in Coed y Brenin.
from £65 per rider (minimum 2 riders) includes packed lunch

Prices above are for mountain bikes, additional charge for e-bike guided rides. Please mention e-bike preference on enquiry form.

No Bike? No problem

  • If you take up a guided ride our hard tail mountain bike hire rate is reduced by £5!

  • We also offer e-bike hire. Please ask for prices

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