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Expedition Centre


This is the Place for Adventure

Nick's Expedition Centre is unique as an adventure destination. Nestled in a hollow near the Gwydol river, it shelters against the back drop of the magnificent Bwlch y Groes mountain pass.

Nick's Expedition Centre

Tyntwll, SY20 8NR

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Hidden Away Rural Retreat

Run by Nick Sanders and his wife Dr Caroline, this hidden away retreat is the perfect location to bring a group of enthusiasts for a weekends stay, enjoying Caroline's superb cooking and Nick's knowledge of the locale.

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The Next Level of Adventure is not far from Home

This unique Expedition Centre is a well established concept used in motorcycling and cycling circles.  As well as riding one to one with someone who has ridden around the world 8 times on a motorbike and twice by bicycle, it is the perfect place to plan your next adventure ... and what a place to practise!

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Superb Locally Sourced Food

Simply put, the three course evening meal is a highlight of the evening. Vegetables grown in the Centre's organic garden compliments a meat or vegetarian menu sourced locally. From field to plate in less than 5 miles.

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Glamping Under the Stars

In the best traditions of a rural location in Celtic Britain, the accommodation is as eclectic as you might imagine. We have a choice of style; Cabins and Shepherds Huts and if you compare prices you'll be astonished at how good value we can be.

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Ty Haf

One of the nicest cabins which we've had for years. Immaculately dressed with ironed cotton sheets and an authentic wood burning stove if it gets a little nippy. A joy to be in!

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Ty Newydd

Also brand new and just one of the best new rooms we've added to our group of accommodations. Note the magnificent double bed which is extremely luxurious and includes a private terrace. It's warm as toast with your very own balcony overlooking the lawn. This is the special place to be, you'll love it!

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Ty Cwm

Just finished, the paint not yet dry and smelling of freshly cut timber. Ty Cwm cabin is everything you would want for a getaway weekend either for yourself or with someone very special. Built onto the edge of the small Tyntwll small holding it is one of the most private spaces overlooking the village down in the valley and wild countryside to the hills where the sun rises each morning.

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Patagonia Cabin

This is now a double bedded cabin plus single for a couple of two ride buddies. It is immaculate and incredibly comfortable. Set in a beautiful quiet glade between natural streams and trees, this cabin is inspired by one of many Pan-American Expeditions where Nick soloed or led clients during 8 occasions between 1996 and 2010. In 2012 Nick rode from Alakska to Ushuaia and back three times to get the double transit record riding 42,000 miles in 46 days. 

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Cwt Afon Shepherds Hut

Cute beyond words. Cosy with a wood burner and double bed,  traditional but with electricity installed and built new this year.

Cwt Cader Shepherds Hut

Same as Cwt Afon with a view over the valley and local hills. Totally private and peaceful.

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Timbuktu Trailer

Luxuriously put together with one great big double bed - super comfortable accommodation with tons of history. Like the truck this trailer should never have gone to Timbuktu but it did, pulled along by the trusty truck. It's heavy and not at all flexible but on bad roads bombproof. As accommodation it's in a much happier place.

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New for 2024

5 new accommodations have been built and renovated for the new biking season. Three brand new Shepherds Huts built to the highest specs, immaculately furbished and just so beautiful to be in you will never want to leave.

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Showers & Loos

In the hardy tradition of adventurous but fairly posh camping, whilst all cabins and tents have potties, worry not, there are 5 real proper flushing loos and 5 wet rooms with copious amounts of hot water, all located in the main studio and the Biker Barn. With finely tuned temperature controls and heated towel rails you are hardly slumming it out here in this faraway land of west Britain. There is also a drying room should the need arise.



Tea and cakes on arrival. Three course meals, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and delicious cooked breakfasts to start the riding day. This really is a gourmet experience with locally sourced, home-grown organic food. Every dietary need is catered for.



Twisty narrow roads without any traffic. Cattle grids and gated tracks. Minor routes with views comparable to the beautiful Highlands with cafe stops hosted by the friendliest of proprietors. What is there not to like? Ride with Nick or with your own club guide, we'll give you all the info you need to get the most out of your stay. Same with our cyclists, optional self-riding or ride with Nick or one of his local guides.

Now it's up to you!

If you would like to ride with Nick near his home, enjoy clean fresh accommodation with home cooking served up by Dr. Caroline in his studio, then either individually or as a group please contact us and we will be happy to answer any queries you may have, or indeed cater for any requirements. This is a great way to spend a weekend with friends or your favourite dealership or club.



For a 4 day, 3-night stay in your own personal and private cabin it is just £345 per person. This includes all food and wine at meal times.

     (please arrive no earlier than 3pm on the Thursday and leave no later than noon Sunday).

Bring 10 riders, the 11th for your group leader comes free.

We do a really personal service and can tailor a weekend specifically for your group or club, so please get in touch. 

CONTACT: Caroline by email: 

or give her a ring, she's a human! 07747 777455

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