£1.7m mountain biking centre opens

The centre could boost the local economy Credit: PA

A new state-of-the-art mountain biking skills area at Coed y Brenin Forest Park will be officially opened today by John Griffiths AM, the Minister for Culture and Sport.

It's hoped the £1.7 million development near Dolgellau will become one of the premier mountain bike destinations in the world, attracting thousands of visitors to ride the trails every year, bringing an important boost to the local economy.