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Road Cycling Events in the Brecon Beacons

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Brecon Beacons Road Cycling Events 2022

The Brecon Beacons offers some of the best Road Riding in Britain.

Gliffaes Hotel is thrilled to confirm a new partnership with our neighbours, Compagnons Cycling, luxury touring specialists, for two special cycling events for 2022.

A “Spring Classics” weekend of road cycling in April.
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A four-day “Grand Tour” of the Brecon Beacons & Black Mountains in September.

 

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  • Full Support

    Food & Drink out on the road.

  • Pro Guides

    Local knowledge gives you the best routes.

  • Riders Club House

    A base to unwind & relax.

  • Ride the Brecon Beacons

    Great cycling on quiet roads.

A Perfect Match - Gliffaes Hotel & Compagnons Cycling Collective

Gliffaes Hotel makes for the perfect base for your cycling adventures in the Brecon Beacons and you know that any non-biking partner will be very happy here while you are out riding.

Compagnons Cycling are the road cycling experts and they will ensure you have a wonderful day on the road with full support, delicious food and coffee out on the road, pro-guides and local knowledge.

April 22nd -24th "Beacons Spring Classics" road cycling weekend.

Indulge yourself with a luxury stay on the banks of The Usk, be looked after like a pro cyclist as you explore the best of The Brecon Beacons National Park over two days and then finish off the weekend by watching the finale of Liege- Bastogne – Liege, the final spring classic, over a couple of beers in our Clwb lounge. 

This very special weekend  is limited to 8 people and includes:

  • 2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at Gliffaes Country House Hotel
  • 2 days of guided riding with on the road support from our pop-up café providing all your nutritional and mechanical needs
    • Day one will be 125km and 2200m climbing, tackling Magnificent Seven, including Mynydd Illtud, Blwch Cerrig Duon, Devils Elbow, Torpantau. 
    • Day two will be 100km and 1600m climbing with a loop of Black Mountains, featuring Gospel Pass and climaxing with Llangynidr Mountain. We will be back at basecamp in time to watch the finale of the final Spring Classic Liege-Bastogne-Liege
  • Full use of Compagnons basecamp with secure bike storage, bike wash, workshop, lounge, changing rooms, showers, drying room and laundry
  • Daily collection from and return to Gliffaes
Costs for all of the above:

£615 for single occupancy or £525 per person based on two cyclists sharing a twin or double room.

If you would like to bring a non-riding partner then please call us to enquire about costs.

How to Book:

This event is now full.

September 25th - 29th Grand Tour of the Beacons

Four days of epic guided road cycling with stunning scenery around every corner and pro level support throughout the adventure. Enjoy café stops in the most picturesque locations and indulge yourself in the luxury of Gliffaes Country House Hotel each evening.

Our Grand Tour  is limited to only 8 people and includes:

  • 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at Gliffaes Country House Hotel 
  • 4 days of guided cycling with on the road support from our pop-up café providing all your nutritional and mechanical needs
    • Each day we will explore a different part of the national park and beyond with rides between 100 and 150km.
      • Wye Valley and Begwns, including Llanbedr Hill and Twmpath
      • Cambrian Mountains including infamous Devils Staircase and Llywel Hill
      • Magnificent Seven including Devils Elbow, Torpantau
      • Black Mountains and The Tumble, scene of many Tour of Britain stage finishes. 
  • Full use of Compagnons basecamp with secure bike storage, bike wash, workshop, lounge, changing rooms, showers, drying room and laundry
  • Enjoy a post ride beer in the Clwb lounge whilst catching up on the days action from the final week of Vuelta a Espana 
  • Pick up from and return to Gliffaes each day
  • Mid Tour sports massage provided in our Stuwdio facility 
 How the events will work

Arrive on the first evening, ready to meet your Compagnons hosts for a pre-dinner drink, a discussion about the upcoming adventure and hand over your bikes to be transported and stored securely at Basecamp.

Each morning after breakfast, you will be collected by the Compagnons team from the hotel and taken the short drive to Compagnons basecamp.

You will be given a full briefing on the days ride whilst enjoying a FabFour coffee, before getting changed into kit, handing over your day bag with extra layers etc into the support vehicle and rolling out for the adventure. 

On return to basecamp, shower, change (toiletries and towels are provided),and relax over a beer in the Clwb lounge before being chauffeured back to Gliffaes in plenty of time for your 3 course dinner.

 

 

Costs for all of the above:

£1230 for single occupancy or £1050 per person based on two cyclists sharing a twin or double room.

If you would like to bring a non-riding partner then please call us to enquire about costs.

How to Book:

Please call us on 01874 730371 to book. This package can’t be booked online.