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Route Library

A selection of routes that can be used either by the creator of the route or others who just fancy leading a ride without the hassle of finding a suitable route and rest points.

Please send routes and a description if you have any favourites. The more the merrier.

Pre-planned Routes (Click the name in the 'Ride Leader & Map' box to see a map of the route)
Description
Distance (Approx)
Time (without stops)
Sat Nav D/load
Ride Leader & Map
Montford Bridge - Newtown - Machychynlleth - Tywyn - Bala - Montford Bridge
150
4.25 Hrs
Montford Bridge - Knighton (coffee)- Leominster (lunch)- Craven Arms (afternoon tea) - Meole Brace
148
4.25 Hrs
Montford Bridge - Shobdon Aerdrome - Bringsty Cafe (Bromyard) - Quatford Cafe (Bridgnorth)
117
3.5 Hrs
Montford Bridge - Stafford - Carsington Water - Shrewsbury
140
3.5
Montford Bridge - Bala - Tanygrisiau - Bala - Montford Bridge
135
4
Ponderosa - Tanygrisiau Cafe (Lunch) - Carri Caban (afternoon tea) - Betws-y-Coed (Fuel) - A5 Rhug Farm Shop
120
3 Hrs

Description
MB - Vyrnwy - Lake Bala (Coffee) - Lake Brenig - (Lunch) - Llangernyw - Llanrwst - Betws-Y-Coed - Ffestiniog - Rhug (Coffee)
156
3 Hrs
MB - Pontesbury - Knighton - Crossgates - Elan Valley - Devils Bridge - Newtown - Dinkys
[July 2016]
147
3.5 Hrs
MB - Crossgates - Capel Bangor - Machynleth - Dinkies
Coffee 'Crossgates'
Lunch 'Capel Bangor Golf Club'
Coffee 'Dinkies'
[April 2016]
180
4.75 Hrs
Montford Bridge - Bala - Ffestiniog - Llanrwst - Brenig - Ponderosa - Montford Bridge
[June 2015]
175
5 Hrs
Montford Bridge - Bala - Llyn Brenig - Betws-Y-Coed - Blaenau Ffestiniog - Rhug Cafe - Montford Bridge
Coffee 'Bala Station' & Rhug Cafe'
Lunch ' Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre'
[July 2015]
180
4 Hrs

Gigrin Red Kite Farm
Coffe 'McDonalds, Newtown'
Lunch ' Crossgates Cafe'
[August 2015]

155
3.25 Hrs

Shrewsbury - Ludlow - Malvern - Bridgnorth
Coffe 'The Squirrel, Ludlow'
Lunch 'Cafe H20 Malvern Hills'
[May 2014]

150
3.75 Hrs

Shrewsbury - Caernarfon - Shrewsbury
Coffee 'Artisans Cafe Lake Vyrnwy'
Lunch 'Tanygrysiau Cafe'
[July 2014]

200
4 Hrs

MB - Church Stoke - Eardisley - Tregaron - Devils Bridge - Newtown - Dinkies
Coffee 'The New Strand, Eardisley'
Lunch 'Black Lion Hotel Pontrhydfendigaid'
Coffee 'McDonalds, Newtown
[September 2014]

200
4.5 Hrs

MB - Ironbridge - Craven Arms - Crossgates - Newtown - MB
Coffee 'Harry Tufnells'
Lunch 'Crossgates Cafe'
Coffee 'McDonalds - Newtown'
[January 2013]

130
3.5 Hrs

MB - Wrexham - Llanferres - Bala - Dolgellau - Welshpool
Coffee 'Druid Inn'
Lunch 'Red Lion' - Dinas Mawddwy
Coffee 'Dinkies Diner'
[February 2013]

145
3.75 Hrs

MB - Crossgates - Devils Bridge - Elan Valley
Coffe 'Crossgates Cafe'
Lunch 'Devils Bridge Cafe'
[October 2013]

160
3.5 Hrs

Ludlow - Old Radnor - Llandrindod Wells
Coffee 'Charlton Arms - Ludford Bridge'
Lunch ' The Harp Inn, Old Radnor'
[December 2013]

140
2.5 Hrs
MB - Bala - Tanygrisiau - Porthmadog - Bala
Coffee 'Bala'
Lunch ' Tanygrisiau'
[October 2012]
205
4.75 Hrs
MB - Crossgates (Coffee) - Aberystwyth (Lunch) - Newtown (Coffee) - Dinkies 163 4.5 Hrs Download Ken Swinton

Routes can be downloaded from the table above and opened with 'Tyre'. This program will upload directly to connected Garmin and TomTom devices.
The routes can also be adjusted to suite your requirements.

Click here to download a free copy of the 'Tyre Basic' program.

Please send routes (details as per the table above) to Ken Swinton


IMPORTANT!

Please note that some rides can be long, especially during the summer months and will almost certainly include some 'interesting' roads.

Riders are reminded that they must ride within their capabilities at all times. There are opportunities to leave the ride at any time so long as Tail End Charlie is notified.

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