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Canoe Hire
Gorge Walking
Hill Walking
Clay Shooting
Raft Building
White Water Rafting
White Water kayaking
Kayak Instruction
Rock Climbing
High Level Ropes
Stag and Hen Parties
Bed and Breakfast
Places to Eat!
Hay Festival
Brecon Jazz
Royal Welsh Show
Talgarth Festival


Croeso i Gymru.......Welcome to Wales
Wales is one of the Uk premier holiday destinations, offering stunning costal walks, beaches and some of the highest mountains in the UK.
The Brecon Beacons is a beautiful part of Wales, with traditional market towns, stunning landscape, canal paths, castles and plenty of family attractions. The scenery here is both beautiful and diverse - rolling countryside and valleys, wide open spaces to the wild beauty of the waterfalls and caves and gorges. the idel area to explore both on foot or on two wheels. or just sit back and admire the views!
Mountain Bike Hire
Bikers on the Hill Mountain Biking is a great way to enjoy the countryside whilst keeping fit, whilst doing your bit for the carbon foot print.
You can hire our 21 speed mountain bikes for as little as half a day up to a week or more. We also offer guided tours with our experienced instructors (see prices below). What better way to see the sights of the Brecon Beacons National Park?

We have mapped routes which take you from our centre in Three Cocks up onto the Black Mountains and along the ridges to Hay or Talgarth. Alternatively enjoy the scenic beauty of the Begwyns (National Trust Site) on the Cambrian Range or explore the Brecon Beacons at your own pace on our Giant Mountain Bikes

Hire is available all year round

Hire times:-
Morning - 9.30am to 12.30pm

Afternoon - 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Full day - 9.30am to 4.30pm
We offer a discount on any hire for two or more days.
We also offer a free bike delivery to your accommodation within 10 miles of our centre (Midweek only).

Bikes are equipped with:-

  • * Punctures repair kit & spare inner tube
  • * Pump
  • * Custom made route map
  • * Helmet.
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Hiring one of our bikes for a half day (3 hours), you could be covering a distance of up to 20km, with a full day’s cycling (7 hours) covering a distance of 35km, giving you a chance to really explore the Black Mountains and surrounding areas. All routes are tailored to different levels of ability and involve some road work to get you to the off-road sections.
You will be supplied with a map, helmet, repair kit and pump, and we will talk you through the best route to meet your ability.

For your peace of mind there is also a back up service to collect you and your bike from the hill in the unlikely event of a mechanical breakdown or injury

All routes have been custom made to suit your ability and does involve some road work to get you To the off-road sections.You also have the peace of mind to know that there is a back up service to collect you and your bike from the hill if there is a mechanical breakdown or in the unlikely event of an injury.

Packed lunches are available to take with you at a cost of £6.00 each. These must be pre-ordered at least 24 hours prior to you cycling experience.

Under the supervision of Black Mountain Activities leaders, you will be looked after and taught good, correct and fun mountain bike skills. The mountain biking here is something special. The countryside provides some of the best unspoiled biking in Britain; technical and rugged, with big climbs and sweeping descents, both on and off road - we have got the lot.

Cost for Mountain Bike (hire only)
Half Day £17.50
Full Day £25.00 per bike.For two days or more £20.00 per day.

With a mountain bike guide
Weekends - Full Day £65.00 per person Half day £39.00 per person

Midweek - Full day £55.00per person - Half day £30.00per person

The Brecon Beacons lends its self to many challenging outdoor activities such as Team building and rock climbing and white water rafting, Our team of qualified and experienced staff is dedicated to delivering challenging and memorable outdoor activities and pursuits such rock climbing, caving, open canoeing, kayaking, gorge walking, white water rafting, white water kayaking, clay shooting, archery, high level ropes (Go ape) course, team building, corporate events, challenge days, climbing wall, zip wire, problem solving, raft building, land carting, abseiling, orienteering, mountain biking, you can join in with any of these activities for a half day, full day, stay for a weekend or for the ultermite activity week. these activities are not just for adults we also offer activity days and activity weeks for children and families, we normally run our Family activity holidays through half terms,and throughout the summer and also October half term week, couples, groups, schools, youth groups, colleges and companies team building day!
Team building and development day can be ranged from half days, full days and even combined with a few nights bed and breakfast at the Black Mountain Lodge, so you have plenty of time to try all of our activities including white water rafting and rock climbing. we understand the turmoils of the work place and have our own wedsite purely for team building and management training, for further info visit
Stag and Parties
We also cater for stag and hen parties, offering memorable weekend, visit our dedicated website for stag and hens
We have our own 3 star bed and breakfast, guest accommodation, perfect for activity weekends, with en-suite double/twin rooms as well as budget and bunk room. The Lodge also has a bar and great restaurant.
The centre is ideally located in the Brecon Beacons National Park, on the banks of the river Wye, between Brecon and Hay on Wye in South-Mid Wales. We are open year round for all types of activity weekends and holidays.
Browse the website or call one of our dedicated staff on 01497 847 897
Black Mountain Activities Ltd is a registered licensed centre with the (AALA) Activities Licensing Authority and the Welsh Tourist Board. Full licensing details can be obtained by phoning the Activity license Authority on: 02920 755715 or click here for more details.
For more information on team building events and outdoor activities including rock climbing and white water rafting, or any advice on any aspect of our activity weekends, please contact us and we’l be happy to help.
We are open year round.
Browse the website or call one of our dedicated staff on 01497 847 897
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