We caught Ed Laverack after his sensational U23 win at the 2014 National Road Race Championships in Monmouthshire.
Prepare yourself for the ultimate challenge, the jewel in the crown of the sporting calendar and a chance at the unrivalled title of Britain’s best. The British Cycling National Road Championships is the epitome of excitement, passion and rivalry and this year millions of biking fans across the world will watch it unfold amongst the jaw-dropping beauty of Monmouthshire.
We have crafted the hardest, fastest and most demanding routes designed to test riders ability and endurance. Over the course of one week, and with the elite men’s and women’s British Cycling Road Championships both on the same day, Monmouthshire will host the biggest names in cycling. From Olympic medal winners to Tour de France champions, this really is the biggest cycling event in the UK!
And for leisure and club riders of all ages and abilities, we have something very special. You can follow in the footsteps of your heroes and ride the Championships Sportive. Commandeer the same course the professionals will face and see how you fair. Are you a champion in the making?
Meet the county
The breath-taking beauty of our county was made to be explored. With awe inspiring vistas as your backdrop, you will traverse tumultuous wooded paths, time worn roads and big, rocky descents. This is your stage; will you take up the challenge?
Criss-crossed by an abundance of first class cycling routes and spectacular trails, you can see why we take biking seriously. In addition to heavy investment in our routes, we have grand plans for a state-of-the-art cycling track in north Monmouthshire. Home to some of the very best cycling experts in the country, Monmouthshire really is the cycling capital of Wales.
Enjoy your stay
Whether you prefer to stay at luxurious, world class resorts, boutique five star hotels or quirky campsites, we have every angle of your stay covered. Choose to stay with one of our exclusive partners and experience a famous warm, Welsh welcome. You’ll never want to leave.