Available Months 23rd to 27th September
Nights 4 Nights
Book From £299pp Deposit
Price From £425
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Wales Raid UK

Is This Trip For Me?

One of the most beautiful countries in the world and right on our doorstep. This 4 night trip takes you from the south coast to north coast through the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia. Expect empty roads, stunning views, some delightful coffee stops and one or two epic climbs. With a max group size of 14, two ride guides and a support vehicle, you can just concentrate on taking in this wonderful country.

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

  • The Devil's Staircase: Day one is stacked with climbs like Black Mountain & Bwlch but the toughest climb out of South Wales is the first climb on day two, the aptly names Devil's Staircase.

  • A night in Barmouth: The second day of riding takes us into remote central Wales and finishes on the coast on the white sands of beautiful Barmouth.

  • Riding through Snowdonia: Day three heads into North Wales with spectacular mountain scenery as we ride through mighty Snowdonia before descending to the finish in Llandudno.

What's Included

Accommodation

4 nights accommodation

Transfer

Transfer back from Llandudno to Port Talbot

Included Meals

4 breakfasts (budget £10 for lunch & £20 for dinner per day)

Guided Rides

1 expert guide per 7 riders

Mechanic

Each road guide carries spares and is on hand for mechanical help

Private Feed Stop

Regular feed stops and support van

Reviews

Wales Raid Cycling Holiday

From the sandy beaches of Port Talbot on the Bristol Channel to the Victorian resort of Llandudno on the Irish Sea, this four night trip takes us through the heart of beautiful Wales. We have two ride guides, one leading a quicker group and one with the main bunch as well as a support van setting up regular feed stops. Choose to ride with one of the two speed groups or ride at your own pace if you prefer. We have breakfasts & dinners together each night and a couple of post ride beers. Come ride across one of the most stunning cycling countries on the planet!!

Itinerary

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Wednesday : Port Talbot

Arrive Wednesday evening in Port Talbot. We have dinner at 8pm at the hotel and our mechanics are on hand to work on bikes so they are in perfect order for the ride.

Thursday : Port Talbot to Llanwrtyd Wells

DistanceElevationDifficulty
Main Bunch140km2,608m 4/5

After breakfast we roll out from the beach in Port Talbot and hit the climbs almost straight away. The first climb is The Bwlch, one of the longest climbs in South Wales and our highest point of the ride. From here we head to Black Mountain before rolling to our finish in Llanwrtyd Wells.

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Friday : Llanwrtyd Wells to Barmouth

DistanceElevationDifficulty
Main Bunch146km2,200m 3/5

A ride in two parts - a very punchy first half and a rapid second half along the coast. The hardest climb of the day comes early. After 12km of gentle climbing we hit the wall of the Devil's Staircase - 1.2km at over 12%. From here we descend to the charming seaside town of Aberdyfi before following the coast north to the sandy beaches of Barmouth.

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Saturday : Barmouth to Llandudno

DistanceElevationDifficulty
Main Bunch144km2,693m 4/5

Our final ride takes us into North Wales and Snowdonia National Park. There are five climbs to get over today including Bwlch-y-Groes, one of the top 100 climbs in the UK. We finally descend to the coast after 130km and have a quick 13km before finally seeing the Irish Sea and finish with a celebratory meal in Llandudno.

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Sunday : Transfer back to Port Talbot

After breakfast in Llandudno we transfer back to Port Talbot to collect your cars. We should be back by 1pm to you can get home and enjoy the last part of your weekend.

Accomodation

Wales Raid Hotels

Best Western Aberavon, Neuadd Arms Hotel, Min Y Mor & The Grand Hotel Llandudno

Three of our four hotels for the Wales Raid are on the beach from the Bristol Channel in Port Talbot, the West Coast in Barmouth and the North Coast in Llandudno. Our other hotel is in remote Llanwrtyd Wells just before the Devil's Staircase. Choose between private single or shared twin rooms.

Airport Transfers

You can get the train to Port Talbot or drive and park your car for the weekend at our first hotel. Packages include a transfer back to the start.

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Select your room type. Single rooms are for a private room, twin rooms are sharing with one other person. If you are booking with a friend, add 2 twin rooms and we will put you in the same room.

4 Nights: 23 - 27th Sep 2020
4 nights accommodation
Transfer back from Llandudno to Port Talbot
4 x breakfasts
Daily guided rides
Private feed stops
Twin Room For 2 Persons £429 £429 Add To Cart
4 nights accommodation
Transfer back from Llandudno to Port Talbot
4 x breakfasts
Daily guided rides
Private feed stops
Single Room £599 £599 Add To Cart

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