dates now available online to book


Bookings are now open, running on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with more midweek days to be added if we get super busy.

Looking forward to catching up with you all soon…

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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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Local rider Rob Williams shows us a full run, top to bottom on Y Mynydd DH track here at Cwmcarn in South Wales. Trail sections featured in this run are Ace of Spades, Endor, then Top Gun to finish. This was after some heavy rain, so you can see the trails here are suitable all year round, come rain or shine. Take a look on our Vimeo channel for more videos.

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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 11-12 runs in the day. There are 16 day tickets available each day. Turn around time between runs is normally around 30 minutes, stopping for lunch around 12.45. 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