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Now running on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with more midweek days to be added if we get super busy.

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Cwmdown is one of the original mountain bike uplifts in the UK. Running since 2006, we are here to run you guys to the top of the DH & XC trails at Cwmcarn in South Wales.

With a 250m vertical drop through the epic Cwmcarn landscape, all-weather trails and year round uplift, it’s often seen as one of the definitive UK downhill destinations. Graded Extreme, it offers some steep, technical and challenging trails, whilst still having options for the more intermediate riders.

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Redbull sponsored riders Laurie Greenland and Brook MacDonald riding the freshly revamped DH track at Cwmcarn in South Wales. Trail sections are Ace of Spades, Red Mist then Top Gun to finish. Filmed in March 2022 in preparation for the first round of the DH World Cup in Lourdes the following week.

Need To Know

All Day Uplift Passes

We may also be able to open the uplift for groups of 5 or more on non-running midweek days  ~ enquire. With a day ticket you can use the uplift all day, giving you around 10 runs in the day. There are 16 day tickets available each day. Turn around time between runs is normally around 40 minutes, stopping for 30 minutes at lunch around 1.00pm. When you arrive, get yourselves ready, then check in with the Driver.

Running Times

  • SAT / SUN  –  9.30am-5pm
  • WEEKDAYS – 10.00am-5pm

You Should Also Know

  • A full refund or credit will be given if we do need to cancel due to crazy weather or any other weird random situation. We will always try to give you as much notice as possible
  • Rain does not affect the uplift, but you might get wet!
  • Single Uplift Tickets at £4.00 and 5 Uplift Tickets at £17.50 are available when there is space. These can only be bought on the day from the driver. Priority will always be given to day pass riders, so if it’s busy there is no guarantee you’ll get on.
  • We only run in daylight hours, so during winter we finish when it gets dark (still 10 runs on shortest days of the year)

Pics From the Cwmcarn Bike Park South Wales