Wales has a population of around 3,074,067 and has an area of 20,779 km. Wales has over 1,680 miles of coastline, it’s largely mountainous and holds Snowdon which is its highest summit.
The team here at WeBuyAnyBike love the quirky country of Wales. Being the UK’s number 1 motorbike trader means that we buy lots of bikes in Wales. Click here to read one of our adventures to this spectacular place!
There is a great tourist industry in Wales because of its beautiful landscape and historical areas, it is said to contain more castles in per square mile than any other country in the world. It has a wealth of holiday cottages and private hotels.
Wales has a climate which can be described as ‘temperate’, meaning that it never really gets too hot or too cold. The sunniest and driest months are May, June, July and August
Wales has a great motorcyclist culture, here are some details on accommodations, cafes and general biker information:
The Dragon Rally is a motorcycle camping rally, which is held yearly in North Wales. It has been going since 1962, making it one of the longest running bike events in the UK. The riders attending event range from 1,500 to 2,000 depending on weather, as it’s usually held on the second weekend of February so it can be a bit cold!
This is a very useful website, events can advertise on here for free. You can search biker events, meets, rallies, charity rides and biker parties on here!
The Cornhill Inn
This is a well-known family Inn dating back to the 16th century located right in the heart of Wales. Offering some of the greatest riding the UK. The owner Paul actually takes small groups of people out on tours showing hidden routes and stunning scenery.
This Inn is has a very friendly atmosphere, its popular with both locals and tourists. They give excellent room rates, offering a pub and restaurant. This is a bike friendly venue, with a drying room, motorcycle washing facilities and secure parking.
This Inn is full of character and history, facing out to the bustling market town of Tregaron. The Y Talbot dates back to the 17th century and carries a great ambience. It has recently undergone a renovation bringing this lovely venue up to date. Bikers stay here because of the great location and relaxed, comfortable vibe.
As well as accommodation the venue has a gazebo, private beer garden, secure parking.
The location of this hotel is ideal, in the heart of the seaside town of Tenby. Offering bed and breakfast in sixteen tasteful en-suite rooms. They also provide self-catering accommodation in two nearby cottages, perfect for a family or friends getaway.
They have a self-contained restaurant near their courtyard and beer garden to relax in after a hard days riding!
This Inn is set in the Cathedral city of St Davids. Right in the heart of the beautiful Pembrokeshire National Park. They have eleven rooms, nine of which are en-suite with beverage trays.
Its a friendly pub with amazing food and drink. Its located perfectly next to many other pubs and restaurant all within walking distance.
This is a family run hotel which has been going since 1897. Set in five acres of beautiful lawns and landscapes. It overlooks the village and bay of Cemaes. This is a lovely starting point to explore the nearby watermills, Celtic ruins, shingle beaches and wildlife preserves.
They offer fourteen en-suite bedrooms which include two four posters and five family rooms. You can enjoy freshly cooked seafood dishes in their restaurant or a glass of wine in their bar. They also do a Hog roast evening with live music once a year which is really popular with bikers.
Motorcycle Clubs in Wales
If you are heading to Wales and enjoy meeting up with local bikers. Here are just a few clubs you might want to contact:
Suggested Motorcycle Routes
Route #1 Shrewsbury – Craven Arms – Llandovery – Newtown
This is a really nice ride out, taking you through the amazing scenery of the Shropshire Hills. You go through a few little villages so have loads of coffee and lunch stops:
Route #2 Aberystwyth – Caersws – Glantwymyn – Welshpool – Oswestry – Wrexham – Buckley
There is some spectacular scenery on this ride, fun roads and cafe stops along the way. Perfect day out if you are staying in this area: