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Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre

Dolgefeiliau, Ganllwyd LL40 2HZ, Wales
+44 1341 440747
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Nice woodland visitors centre

Visiting Coed y Brenin woodland, we stopped off at the Visitor Centre to use the facilities. Whilst... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
923Dan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Very friendly

Very helpful staff. All you have to pay for is parking which is cheap for the day. Brilliant thank... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Kate W
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Stop here before entering the Forestry Commission park just south of Snowdonia National Park.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“bike shop” (15 reviews)
“cafe staff” (2 reviews)
“mountain biking” (12 reviews)
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Dolgefeiliau, Ganllwyd LL40 2HZ, Wales
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+44 1341 440747
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Visiting Coed y Brenin woodland, we stopped off at the Visitor Centre to use the facilities. Whilst you need to pay for parking (a little steep at £1 per hour), the visitors centre is well maintained with lots of information, a couple of shops and...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Very helpful staff. All you have to pay for is parking which is cheap for the day. Brilliant thank you.

Thank Kate W
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Called in when passing and found a great walk - the red walk was a bit strenuous but worth the effort. The cafe is spotless and serves a range of alcoholic drinks as well as a nice cup of tea. Great for walkers or cyclists...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

A great place for MTB, and the service at the bike shop cannot be faulted. Very helpful friendly and knowledgeable staff. If only other UK bike shops were like this.......

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Visited here with 3 friends to try the MBR trail. Did this which was awesome together with another red trail. Worth a trip and the centre was brilliant

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Biking was great, the blue is one of our favourite easy routes, nothing too challenging but great fun! The guys went off to do the reds which were great for the more experienced. Lovely cake in the cafe and well equipped with showers etc if...More

Thank Saywabish
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a huge biking area with great practice areas as well as different ability rides around the woods. We were there to walk and the staff were incredibly helpful with info and very reasonably priced maps and routes to follow. We will be back...More

Thank Steph M
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Have been to Coed Y Brenin several times and I can't fault it. The mountain bike trails cater for all abilities and confidences, walking and running trails are kept separate from the bikes and most importantly to can get a lovely bit of cake in...More

Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

There's nothing free in this world. It would be nice not to get charged for parking when spending money in the rather overpriced cafe bike shop or salomon shop. The play area is good for the kids but why are there no high ropes or...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We drove here for a couple of hours plenty of parking although weekends and summer are much much more busy. We went on a short trail walk the yellow river on suitable for young kids as we only has a short time. The trail was...More

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John T, Manager at Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Please accept my apologies for the underperformance of this member of staff. I have brought this to his attention and he has received more training. Many thanks for brining this to my attention. I hope your next visit will be received with a friendlier welcome....More

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