Cestyll Cymru


203km cycling event starting from Rhos-on-Sea. Controls at Beaumaris, Criccieth, Blaenau Ffestiniog and Rhos-On-Sea., plus 1 information control.

Sea, mountains and eight of the most spectacular castles in North Wales, all in one day! One of the most scenic events in the calendar is back for 2020. Free meal at the finish.

1. Penrhyn Castle is a country house in Llandegai, resembling a Norman castle. It was originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan. 2. Conwy Castle is a medieval fortification. It was built by Edward I during his conquest of Wales between 1283 and 1289. 3. Beaumaris Castle, located on the Isle of Anglesey, was built as part of Edward I's campaign to conquer the north of Wales after 1282 4. Caernarfon Castle is an eleventh century structure, then fortified by king Edward the 1st in 1283 5. Criccieth Castle is a native Welsh castle situated on the headland between two beaches, on a rocky peninsula overlooking Tremadog Bay 6. Harlech Castle is a medieval fortification, constructed atop a spur of rock close to the Irish Sea. It was built by Edward I during his invasion of Wales between 1282 and 1289 7. Dolwyddelan Castle is a native Welsh castle, built in the 13th century by Llywelyn the Great, Prince of Gwynedd and North Wales 8. Gwydir Castle is situated in the Conwy valley, a mile to the west of the ancient market town of Llanrwst.

Event Date and Location

200 km (203 km) in 13h32
08:00 to finish by 21:32
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PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

15-30 km/h
Rhos-on-Sea CC
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Organiser Information

Paolo Coppo

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