There are so many other great places to vist, and excting actvities and attractions near to the Yamaha Off Road Experience.  Ideal if you have friends or family members coming with you, and not riding, and wanting something else to do whilst you are out on the bikes all day, or if you plan on having few days in the area. We have listed some of these below, if you want any further advice on where to go/what to do, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Aberdyfi coast


There are a number of beautiful beaches within an hour’s driving including:







Llanidloes is a perfect base for any cyclist as the area has something to offer cyclists of all ages and abilities, with some great road and off road rides that offer spectacular views of forests, mountains and lakes.

The Llanidloes town website details several road based routes from short excursions to day-long rides.

There are a number of Mountain Bike Trail centres within an hour’s drive.

Moutainbike Wales offers some great guided Mountain Bike tours, using their local knowledge giving you access to the best trails around.

Bike Hire is available at the following shops:

Llani Bikes in Llanidloes

Clive Powell Cycles in Rhayader

Elan Valley Visitor Centre, there is some great cycling in this area including a child/family friendly route

Fishing Clywedog


Great fly fihsing just a couple of miles over the hill at Llyn Clywedog.

Aberdyfi Golf


Local Golf Courses include:






Forest Rally Experience

Forest Experience Rally School

The rally school is set within an authentic 900 acre Welsh forest, so provides the full forest rally driving experience, either as part of a group, on a corporate day out, or having an exclusive one-to-one session.

Whether you want to experience thrilling rally driving days for the first time, or top up your knowledge and time in the driving seat, the Forest Rally Experience has a rally driving experience to suit your needs.

Horse Rding - Mid Wales

Horse Riding

Rheidol Riding Centre is situated in the middle of the picturesque Rheidol Valley,4 miles from the town of Aberystwyth.

Old Market Hall Llanidloes


Llanidloes is at the heart of the ancient medieval kingdom of Arwystli; the first town on the River Severn and an ideal spot to take a break; be it for just a couple of days, a week, or a fortnight. But be warned, the place is dangerously addictive. You might never want to leave. There are shops, pubs, cafes. restaurants, walks, historic buildings and much more to see. Expect are warm welcome as the local people are a friendly bunch. There is a small market every Saturday morning on the main street. Check out the town website for further details.

Mid Wales Arts Centre

Mid Wales Arts Centre

The Mid Wales Arts Centre features a large Gallery, and a Sculpture Park. As well as exhibitions and workshops. Courses are run by professional artists in a supportive and friendly environment.  It is approximately 8 miles from Llanidloes, just outside the village of Caersws.

Outdoor Activity Centres

Elan Valley Leisure

Brenin Adventures

Shopping in Llanidloes town centre


Whilst Llanidloes and the surrounding small towns offer a variety of smaller and generally independent shops, if you are looking to find the major high stores you will need to travel 40 minutes to Aberystwyth or an hour to Shrewsbury for a wider selection.

Lion keys Spa

Spa Days

Rock Spa – Metropole Hotel Llandrindod Wells

Lion Quays – Nr Oswestry

Wynstay Hotel & Spa – Oswestry

Walking Elan Valley


There are over thirty separate routes around the town which are clearly way-marked and signposted. They link Llanidloes with the smaller surrounding villages of Llangurig, Llandinam and Trefeglwys and range from just a few miles to a good day’s walk. The national trails of Glyndwr’s Way and the Severn Way also pass through Llanidloes; fantastic opportunities to enjoy the countryside.

There is a way marked walk to the Source of the River Severn taking you high up into the Cambrian Mountains onto Plynlimon the highest mountain in Mid Wales, starting only a few miles away from the YORE base.