Bikes & Routes

Quality bikes available to hire at Hopyard Cycles, Monmouthshire.

Leisure Bikes

Quality Dawes 21 gear trail bikes
Trail bike - tag-on attaches to adult bike
Baby seat

Mountain Bikes

Trek Front suspension disc brake 4300

Traffic free routes; country lanes; off road trails.

From Hopyard Farm you can cycle and pick up the Monmouth-Brecon canal- (Bridge 98 in Govilon).

Turn left and follow canal towards Newport (Bridge 45).

Good stopping point is Goytre Wharf (Bridge 74).

Turn right in Govilon and follow canal all the way to Brecon (Bridge 166)

Alternatively for another traffic free trail cycle along the old railway line. Pick up track in Govilon and cycle on gradual incline up to Brynmawr alternatively follow track down to Abergavenny. Part of Sustrans Route 46.

For a ride around the country lanes try the Four Castles Route. A beautiful scenic 32 mile circular route taking in the castles of Abergavenny, Skenfrith, Grosmont and Whitecastle. Mountain biking is possible for everybody in the Brecon Beacons.

Abergavenny is the start of many circular routes for road racing. Perfect grounds for practising that sportiff you've entered.

The National Park Authority have produced information about routes for mountain biking. Graded routes across the Park from 5 miles up to 32 miles. Easy up to Extreme!

Additional information on mountain biking centres close to Hopyard Farm can be found on


Only 20 minutes away Cwmcarn offers downhill and cross country rides. A manmade track is ideal for less experienced but also the elite mountain bikers.

Afan Forest Park.

Located 42 miles from Hopyard , Afan offers 130km of trails


Location of Hopyard Farm: Hopyard Farm, Glanbaiden, Govilon, Abergavenny, Monmouthhsire. NP7 9SE