A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US
Welcome to Trefriw Outdoors. The aim of this website is to promote our village and its environs as well as being a useful resource for residents and visitors alike. Trefriw is situated right at the heart of the Conwy Valley and is surrounded by the most verdant, scenic countryside. This most pleasant location lends itself benevolently to some of the most popular outdoor activities for all age groups including cycling and walking.
Many of the organisations and activities included in our website are promoted through a series of social media sites. Please take a look at the individual providers on the relevant pages of this website.
© TREFRIW OUTDOORS
It’s not just our splendid scenery that appeals. We have all kinds of cycle routes for every kinds of cyclist – seriously steep mountain challenges and gentle forest trails, long-
And for those who prefer an adrenalin rush and muddy mayhem to Tarmac there are several worldclass mountain bike trails and centres in our forests and big, imposing rocky mountains -
A scenic cycling route that follows the River Conwy as it wends its way from Conwy to Betws y Coed along rural B-
The route will give you the chance to enjoy some stunning and varied countryside and as you pedal along the valley floor you can gaze up at the mountains or across the River Conwy on to the flatter flood plains. Road surfaces are ideal for both the leisure rider and for those who prefer more of an energetic sprint.
The village of Trefriw will provide an excellent stop off where you can enjoy light refreshments and a well-
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Cycling Hill Climbs Around Trefriw
If you are into hill climbing on your bike there’s plenty of opportunity to test your legs against some pretty impressive climbs. Log onto www.strava.com and register then pick out some of the local lung busters including:
Cowlyd 2.8km, 14%
Creigiau Gleision Hill Climb 2.2km, 9%
Crafnant Road Climb 2.8km, 4%
Llanddoged Climb 3.3km, 6%
For those wishing to travel slightly further afield there are some impressive road climbs including:
The Crimea Pass over to Blaenau Ffestiniog
The Nany Gwynant climb from Nant Gwynant to Pen-
The Nant Ffrancon climb from Bethesda to Ogwen Cottage
Many more climbs are available – come and have a go!