Trail Name: Llandegla Trail
Location: Llandegla Forest, North Wales
Distance (green): 5km – 3 miles
Distance (blue): 12km – 7.5 miles
Distance (red): 18km – 11 miles
Distance (black): 21km – 13 miles
Time: 1 hr – 4hrs, depending on route
Bike Trail Grade: – Something for everyone; green, blue red, black
Suitable For: Beginners to more experienced mountain bikers, black route is not too technical.
Surface Types: Forest paths with some more technical sections on the red and black routes.
Technical Features: Gentle climbs and descents. Expect boardwalks, medium rocks, medium steps, drop-offs, cambers.
Suggested Fitness Level: Entry level of fitness and stamina to medium to enjoy the more challenging routes.
Llandegla, or Coed Llandegla for when you are looking for it in your Sat Nav, is a dedicated mountain bike track in North Wales, not too far from Wrexham.
The trail is typical forest track and is perhaps seen as an easy trail. It has a gentle climb which is readily accessible for those with moderate fitness. There are trails suitable for all types of bikers and is a great place for beginners and family groups to get to grips with what Mountain Biking is all about.
The trails are marked as green for beginners, blue for newbies or those just wanting a decent introduction to mountain biking, red for those wanting a good ride but not too technical, and finally black or those who want the full works. Having said that, it isn’t a difficult black – except in the wet.
The Llandegla trails are all within the forest and as such cross no main roads. This makes Llandegla safe and an extra special place for family bike rides.
The car park costs just a few quid for half a day or just £4 for a full day. There is a fantastic Cafe that rightly boasts the best breakfasts and bacon butties in Wales.
Llandegla is located 7 miles from Wrexham and 14 miles from Chester, and as such is very easy to get to from both the M6 and the M56.
The site is open 7 days a week, and bike hire is available for those wanting to see what all this mountain bike stuff is about.
Full details are available from the official site.
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