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Forest Freeride Bunkhouse
The bunkhouse is reserved exclusively for riders participating in our activities.

You can stay in our compact, comfortable bunkhouse the night before you ride with us (and obviously the night inbetween a two day course). This means you'll be fresh and ready to start your riding, stress-free. We ask for a £10 donation per person, per night in support of Wales Air Ambulance, payable at the time of booking. We hope you'll agree that as mountain bikers, helicopter rescue can be a necessity. They are all run on charity and as the government do not support the service, we, the public have to.

Facilities include:
• Toilet and wash basin.
• Shower room.
• Seating area with log burner.
• Food preparation area with microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster, crockery and plates etc.
• Tea, coffee, sugar and milk provided.
• Separate sleeping loft with campbeds.
• Please bring your own sleeping bag/bedding.

Don't forget to bring supplies as the local shop closes early (well, we are out in the sticks)! The nearest for eating out is the Wynnstay Arms in Llanbrynmair 3.5 miles away. Llanidloes (13.5 miles) and Machynlleth (15.5 miles) have a choice of eating establishments, take-aways, Spar and Co-op supermarkets.


Accommodation in the local area

Pennant Holiday Cottages - half a mile from Forest Freeride.

self catering lodges
4 star self catering lodge, sleeps 2 people - 2 or 3 nights from £125
3 star self catering chalet, sleeps 4 people - 2 or 3 nights from £125
Contact the owner for full details and availability.
[email protected]

Penrhos Cottage
Sleeps 4. Close to ClimachX Trail.

The Old School House, Pennant SY19 7BL - just over half a mile away from us.

Old School House b&b
Karen and Bernie welcome cyclists and walkers to their very homely b&b. Cost is £33 per person per night. Pack lunches and evening meals available. Telephone: 01650 521486 to book. Full details at


• Dolgadfan Farm Campsite approx 1.5 miles from us at Bont Dolgadfan crossroads on B4518. Tel: 01650 521245

• Cringoed Campsite, Llanbrynmair Tel: 01650 521237

• Llwyngwern Farm, Machynlleth Tel: 01654 7024



lPlas Dolguog Hotel
• Plas Dolguog Hotel, Machynlleth - Secluded Country House set in mature grounds, bounded by the River Dulas, overlooking the Dyfi Valley and Snowdonia National Park. Superb traditional and vegetarian cuisine created by the resident proprietor and chef. The bedrooms are all individually furnished. A plaque on the wall dated 1632 records that the present building was modernised 370 years ago. Plas Dolguog has now been sensitively transformed into a country house hotel. The conservatory restaurant has panoramic views over Snowdonia National Park.
Tel: 01654 702244

• Plas Mawr Bed & Breakfast, Eglwysfach nr Machynlleth Tel: 01654 781286

• Plasau, Llanymawddwy, Gwynedd Tel: 01650 531598

• Dyfi Guest B&B, Machynlleth Tel: 01654 702562

• Ty Derw, Dinas Mawddwy

• Bwlchcoediog Isaf, Machynlleth Tel: 01654 531329

• Ty'n y Berth Mountain Centres, Corris Tel: 01654 761678
Self Catering Bunkhouse accommodation sleeping between 10 & 70 in 2 buildings

• Bike-friendly Bunkhouse between Llanidloes and Rhayader

• Aberhiriaeth Cottage, Cemmaes, Machynlleth Tel: 01650 511518

• Gogarth Hall Farm, Machynlleth Tel: 01654 791235

• Wynnstay Arms Hotel, Llanbrynmair Tel: 01650 521431 (nearest pub to us, 3 1/2 miles away).

• White Lion Hotel, Machynlleth Tel: 01654 703455

• The Brigands Inn, Mallwyd Tel: 01650 511999

• The Mount Inn, Llanidloes  Tel: 01686 412247

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Forest Freeride, Ceulan, Pennant, Llanbrynmair, Powys SY19 7BH
Telephone: 01650 521301
Email: [email protected]

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