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BESPOKE BIKING WALES

We offer Bespoke Guided Group Rides through our wonderful South Wales Valleys!

Offering world-class trails, stunning views, delicious trailside lunches, and a biking experience you’ll want to repeat. 

Example Route & Ability Grades. 

Distance and terrain will be graded according to group’s wishes/ ability.

Rides include a delicious packed lunch delivered to your scenic lunch location & MTB Style Afternoon tea & Beer. Guests staying in glamping accommodation at swallow barn can also upgrade with evening meals & breakfast options, spa treatments, guided walks & foraging tours & much more.

Lets Get Outside!! 

  • 15km total distance approx, 400m climbing, Half Day 9-1 or 2-6 (when light permits) riding time 3 hrs
  • An introduction to our local area and trails, if you’re new to riding off road or enjoy the mellower trail experience and want to explore beyond a trail centre this is the ride for you. 
  • Leaving from our meeting point, we will head out on a route that will take us down to the river Taff up into the surrounding hills and beyond. You’ll enjoy stunning views across the Valleys and build confidence on trails thats will leave you wanting a return visit before you’re home. 

I want to go up there!!

  • 30km total distance approx, 1000m climbing, full day 9-4 (riding time approx 4-5 hrs)
  • Are you looking for big hills, long descents and a natural riding environment? We have that all around us and with our guided rides you can take full advantage of it.
  • Leaving from our meeting point, our route will take us up some of the biggest hills and down some of the best long natural descents that Wales has to offer, helping you build confidence on natural trails. By the time we arrive back your face will be as tired from smiling as your legs are from the days riding.

Choose Life!!

  • 30km+, as much climbing as you can do. full day 9-4 (riding time approx 5 hrs)
  • Do you like getting to the top of the biggest hills just to ride down the other side? This will be the day out on a bike to top them all and leave you with the decision of when to move house. 
  • Leaving from our meeting point we head straight up the hill to some of the best natural trails south wales has to offer and then repeat on the next hill and the next, its called the Valleys for a reason. These trails will be technical, steep in places and only fun for confident riders with experience of natural trails. 

The Crew

We work with a fantastic team who all live and work in the area & have genuine local knowledge, plus years of experience riding in the valleys and trails across the globe!! 

Book your Experience Below!!!

1/2 Day – Group Guided Rides

Let’s Get Outside!!

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  • 15km total distance approx, 400m climbing, Half Day 9-1 or 2-6 (when light permits) riding time 3 hrs, Group Size 2-8.
  • An introduction to our local area and trails, if you’re new to riding off-road or enjoy the mellower trail experience and want to explore beyond a trail center this is the ride for you.
  • Leaving from our meeting point, we will head out on a route that will take us down to the river Taff up into the surrounding hills and beyond. You’ll enjoy stunning views across the Valleys and build confidence on trails that will leave you wanting a return visit before you’re home.
  • Finishing with a luxury Afternoon Tea laid out for you back at our HQ with more stunning views of the Welsh valleys.
  • For Morning Rides – Meet from 8 am for a biking start time of 09:30 – You can expect to leave by 13:30 but you are welcome to stay and relax with us until 15.00.
  • For Afternoon Rides – Meet from 13:00 for a biking start time of 14:00 – You can expect to leave by 18:00 but you are welcome to stay and relax with us until 20:00.
  • Guiding & Luxury Afternoon Tea – £50 per person

Full-Day – Group Guided Rides

I want to go up there!!

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  • 30km total distance approx, 1000m climbing, full day 9-4 (riding time approx 4-5 hrs), Group Size 2-8.
  • Are you looking for big hills, long descents, and a natural riding environment? We have that all around us and with our guided rides you can take full advantage of it.
  • Leaving from our meeting point, our route will take us up some of the biggest hills and down some of the best long natural descents that Wales has to offer, helping you build confidence on natural trails. By the time we arrive back your face will be as tired from smiling as your legs are from the days riding.
  • We will stop midway where lunch will be brought to us trailside, another chance to take in the views and maybe take some photos. Your ride finishes with a luxury Afternoon Tea laid out for you back at our HQ with more stunning views of the Welsh valleys.
  • Meet from 8 am for a biking start time of 09:30 – You can expect to leave by 16:00 but you are welcome to stay and relax with us until 18.00.
  • Guiding Including Trailside lunch & Luxury Afternoon Tea – £70 per person

Full-Day – Group Guided Rides

Choose Life!!

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  • 30km+, as much climbing as you can do. full day 9-4 (riding time approx 5 hrs), Group Size 2-8.
  • Do you like getting to the top of the biggest hills just to ride down the other side? This will be the day out on a bike to top them all and leave you with the decision of when to move house. 
  • Leaving from our meeting point we head straight up the hill to some of the best natural trails south wales has to offer and then repeat on the next hill and the next, it’s called the Valleys for a reason. These trails will be technical, steep in places, and only fun for confident riders with experience of natural trails. 
  • We will stop midway where lunch will be brought to us trailside, another chance to take in the views and maybe take some photos. Your ride finishes with a luxury Afternoon Tea laid out for you back at our HQ with more stunning views of the Welsh valleys.
  • Meet from 8 am for a biking start time of 09:30 – You can expect to leave by 16:00 but you are welcome to stay and relax with us until 18.00.
  • Guiding Including Trailside lunch & Luxury Afternoon Tea – £70 per person

Distance and terrain will be graded according to the group’s wishes/ ability.

All rides are taken by a qualified British Cycling level 2 guide ensuring people riding with us have a safe and fun day. Our support crew is First aid trained to assist our guides and are always a phone call away to help with mechanicals, injuries, and those needing extra help to ensure the rest of the group still have a great day.  

Guests staying in glamping accommodation at swallow barn can also upgrade with evening meals & breakfast options, spa treatments guided walks & foraging tours & much more.

Swallow barn MTB Chill Chalet Experience

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2 Nights Stay in one of swallow barns luxury bell tents, with full days guiding on the Saturday and Friday evening trail walk/Jam session to get bikes set up and get a feel for the terrain.

Rides will include a gourmet packed lunch delivered to your scenic lunch location & afternoon tea served back at swallow barn. Guests staying in glamping accommodation at swallow barn can also upgrade with evening meals & breakfast options, spa treatments, guided walking & foraging tours, and much more. 

Distance and terrain will be graded according to the group’s wishes/ ability.

Prices are based on 2 adults sharing one of their beautiful heated glamping pods, fully catered. Single accommodation and additional beds/ tents available on request for larger groups. 

Dates available for groups… booking of 4 or more guests, get in touch to arrange a bespoke date just for you!

Prices start from £275 per person 

Bespoke Guiding/ Event Co-ordination / Corporate events.

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 Looking to run a bespoke trip for your group or club get in touch and we can help you arrange an outdoor experience everyone will want to repeat. 

Guided Rides Delicious packed lunch’s in scenic locations. Glamping accommodation at swallow barn, Afternoon teas, evening meals & breakfast options, spa treatments guided walks & foraging tours & much more.

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If you love the freedom of being outdoors, the fun of camping but don’t want to rough it then our friends Tamsin & Craig at Swallow Barn have the perfect luxury Bell tents and lodges that give you the best of both worlds. Their spacious Bell tents include log burners for creating that perfect cosy environment while each also has a fire-pit outside the perfect place for talking with friends.

They are both passionate mountain bikers and off road motorcyclists – both having finished the Dakar rally and they regularly compete in international events. They have created a place to relax, enjoy the countryside, walk, run, mountain bike, motorbike and encourage those who enjoy the outdoors to come and visit the Welsh Valleys and experience what it has to offer.

WHY NOT MAKE YOUR GLAMPING EXPERIENCE EASY AND LUXURIOUS. 

YOU CAN ARRIVE AND CHILL OUT KNOWING THAT A DELICIOUS MEAL WILL BE DELIVERED TO YOUR TENT.

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Choose LIFE
Choose ADVENTURE
Choose to get OUTDOORS
Choose a FAMILY
Choose a COFFEE with a VIEW
Choose Delicious LUNCHES, COCKTAILS
LOCALLY SOURCED Dinners and FIRESIDE ENTERTAINMENT.

Choose HEALTHY LIVING, being ACTIVE,
and HOLIDAY INSURANCE
Choose fixed interest BIKE repayments.
Choose a HOME from HOME
Choose your FRIENDS.

Choose waterproof clothes and a positive attitude.
Choose a WEEKEND GETAWAY and GLAMPING accommodation
with a choice of STUNNING VIEWS
Choose EXPERIENCES and KNOWING WHO YOU
ARE on a Sunday morning

Choose STANDING ON THE PEAK OF THAT MOUNTAIN
ENJOYING LIFE from the top of the world
feeling that WANDERLUST for life,
Choose SMILING from just the idea of its all,
Ticking a dream off your BUCKET LIST.
Exploring WALES, making MEMORIES
With new friends on your adventure holiday.
Choose your FUTURE, Choose LIFE.