Biking day out in the Black Mountains

Suitable for


Group size


Ideal length

1 day

When to go

All year round


From £20pp

This adventure takes place near Crickhowell (Wales), a picturesque town known for its adventurous activities. If you’re looking for a fun biking experience, then the Black Mountains are a must. All kit can be arranged, so you just need a sense of adventure!

On the day you can expect your guide to meet you at 9.30am at your accommodation in Crickhowell or in a local cafe. From there you will set off into the Black Mountains, enjoying a mixture of forest trails, mountain paths and some technical descents.

With some 200km of superb natural trails, the guide will choose the best route for your group, ensuring all have an awesome day out. Sharing skills and tips, the guide will help you become a proficient all round rider.

Lunch will be had on route or in a local pub or cafe depending on the group's wishes. The exhilarating day out typically finishes at 4.00pm.

All in all this is a fantastic option because it’s super easy to travel to Crickhowell and it requires minimal kit. We recommend you first contact the guide to agree a date, then book your accommodation. Adventure sorted!

Your guide

Huw Dullea

Huw Dullea is a highly experienced Mountain Bike Leader and expert in delivering unique adventures for people. He's a local and knows every nook and cranny of this area he calls his playground. He loves to share stories and will make you see this lovely landscape in a whole new way. He also loves flapjacks!

Additional info

Optional extras include bike hire for an extra £30 per day, which will be dropped off at your accommodation or you can pick up in the morning.

If you want to take a group of more than 8 people then an additional guide can be arranged for an extra £160/day.

Please note you have to be 18 years or over to book this adventure (unless you're accompanied by a parent or guardian).

Wilderness Now does not provide this activity. It acts as agent facilitating your entry into a contract in respect of this activity, which is provided by Hew Dullea.


  • Bespoke adventure for you or your group.
  • Advice on kit needed

Not Included

  • Meals/ drinks

How to get there

Train to Crickhowell

London Paddington to Newport and then change for Abergavenny. From Abergavenny take the 43 bus to the Square in Crickhowell (14 stops). The journey from London takes around 3 hours.

Car to Crickhowell

London to Crickhowell takes around 3 hours 10 mins via the M4 to Newport. Then take Exit 24 from the M4 onto the A449 and then the A40 and A465 to Crickhowell.

Where to stay

For a coaching inn hotel experience then The Bear Hotel in Crickhowell is excellent, from £65/person. Call 01873 810408.

For a friendly, family-run B&B experience then White Hall Bed & Breakfast in Crickhowell is great, from £40/person. Call 01873 811833.

Client reviews

We had a wonderful weekend of mountain biking. Top class guiding, helpful advice and brilliant routes. Thoroughly recommend it.

Brian (London)

Absolutely brilliant: full day's riding, pitched it just right, interesting climbs and really fun and challenging descents. Definitely coming back for more.

Alice (Tring)
Start your adventure today!

Need help?

Call UK Freephone 0800 023 6265

From £20pp
Book Now