Clwydian Way 2018

Mountains, Valleys and Moor - this ride has it all! RIDE CANCELLED

Ride Date:

20 May

This ride has been completed

  • The Coach house, Maes Y Coed Farm, Afonwen, Flintshire, North Wales, CH7 5UB
  • North Wales
  • Pleasure ride 10, 15 or 20 miles
  • Clwydian Way 2018 Camping

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RIDE DATE: Sunday 20th May 2018

LAST DATE FOR CANCELLATIONS AND EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: Monday 14th May 2018 NB No credits or refunds will be given after this date

LOCATION: The Coach house, Maes Y Coed Farm, Afonwen, Flintshire, North Wales, CH7 5UB

CLASSES:   Pleasure Ride (PR)     10, 15 or 20 miles (decide on the day)

                 Not suitable for Lead Rein

ENTRY FEES: Pleasure Ride – Sport Endurance member £18, non-member £23
                       ***£3 discount only if book on-line by published date***

          Juniors (12 and under as at 31/12/18)    £8           

START TIMES:    First Away 9.30, last away 11.30 No horses away after this time - sorry.


ENTRIES: Please book on line. For web help please contact the office (see contacts page).

VENUE TYPE: Flat grass field.  NB very tight turn into venue so suitable only for trailers and small lorries (say up to 3.5 ton). Please poo pick before leaving the venue.

FACILITIES:  Portaloo, water trough in field, breakfast baps/burgers, fantastic cafe in the Antique Centre next door with a full menu and cake to die for.

CAMPING & CORRALLING: Per night - £5 per person, £5 per horse. See camping listing for booking.

RIDE DETAILS:  This is a beautiful ride with stunning views everywhere you look.  Using B roads and unadopted single lane tracks you will climb steadily, using bridlepaths until you arrive at Llandymog.  From here you will weave through the forest bridlepaths and have magnificent views of Cilcain and Loggerheads Country Park, on a clear day you can see Snowdonia, The Conwy Mountains and the sea.  Leaving the forest you will travel across the face of the mountains on a byway before turning off to to follow the Clwydian Way,  steadily climbing to Moel y Parc before returning back to the venue.


NOTES: Part of the route is rocky and stony and I suggest barefoot horses wear boots.  There is also a water crossing.