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The sporting trail by rail!

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Take the sporting trail by rail!


Feeling inspired by the success of Great Britains’ sporting achievements this year?

Want to try some cycling, horse riding, canoeing, boating, swimming and fencing?

The Cambrian Lines have it all here for you – with the added bonus of the magnificent scenery and Welsh welcome that awaits you in the hillsides.

So come on – get your sporting gear on, and add to your own medal tally with a short break on the Cambrian line.

Just look at what you can do when you get sporty on the Cambrian...!

 

Equestrian:
Pont trekking centres at:
Fairbourne: bwlchgwynfarm.co.uk
Aberystwyth: rheidol-riding-centre.co.uk
Machynlleth: carregdressage.co.uk
Newtown: midwalesoffrd.co.uk/trekking.html
Shrewsbury: berriewood.co.uk
Harness Racing (Trotting) events:
Aberystwyth: tregarontrotting.com
Caersws: welsh-trotting.co.uk

Cycling / Mountain Biking Trails and Hire
Coed y Brenin – bus from Machynlleth or Barmouth MBWales - Coed y Brenin

Nant yr Arian – bus from Aberystwyth
MBWales - Nant yr Arian

Machynlleth Mountain Bike trail  dyfimountainbiking.org.uk


Cycle hire available from:
Summit Cycles, Aberystwyth
Summit Cycles, Machynlleth
Etc etc


Swimming: Pools /Leisure Centres / Fun Swims in the area
Pwllheli: Pwllheli Leisure Centre

Hafan y Mor (nr Pwllheli): Hafan y Mor park
Porthmadog: Porthmadog Leisure Centre
Harlech: www.harlechpool.com
Tywyn: Tywyn Leisure Centre
Machynlleth: Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre
Aberystwyth: Aberystwyth Leisure Centre
Newtown: Newtown Leisure Centre
Welshpool: Welshpool Leisure Centre
Shrewsbury: Shropshire Leisure Centre

Triathlon
Machynlleth – ceristtriathlon.org.uk
Pwllheli: triathlon-pwllheli.com
Shrewsbury: severntriathlon.moonfruit.com/

Races (eg Ras yr Wyddfa etc)
Near Porthmadog:Ras yr Wyddfa / The Snowdon Race: snowdonrace.co.uk

 

 


Boating / Canoeing / Kayaking:
Pwllheli: llynadventures.com
Porthmadog: robertowenmarine.co.uk
Borth: aberadventures.com

Shooting
Trefeglwys nr Caersws and Newtown: midwalesshootingcentre.com
Llanwrin nr Machynlleth: doveyvalley.co.uk/
Pwllheli: thebigshoot.co.uk

Archery
Near Welshpool: haimwood.co.uk


Fencing
Any local farm supply stores. Don’t forget your hammer and fence staples…



 

 

 


Local bus information available from tourist information centres and from Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 22 33.


*Please note that any locations mentioned in this feature are indicative and many others are available – please use a search engine to find out more about them and other centres of a similar nature to suit your needs and abilities.

** All photos on this page from stockvault.net