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General Information:

Please make sure to visit our  Outdoor Activities Advisory Page and consider carefully the advice offered on the page in respect of making sure that any outdoor activities provider is suitably qualified, registered and experienced. Listing on this page is not an endorsement or otherwise of any kind.


Outdoor Adventure Centres: 

Longtown Outdoor Education Centre
CONTACT: Polly Morgan, , The Courthouse, Longtown, Herefordshire, HR2 0LD TELEPHONE: 01873 860225
EMAIL: longtown@northamptonshire.gov.uk
Longtown Outdoor Education Centre is a fully equipped residential centre for up to 55 people which includes a new disabled access facility. Excellent on-site facilities set in 15 acres of private grounds on the eastern edge of the Black Mountains and the River Monnow. Facilities include a canoe training pool, an abseil tower, a zip wire, a ropes course, climbing walls, navigation courses and problem solving exercises. The Brecon Beacons, the Wye Valley, the Forest of Dean and the Gower are all within easy reach.

Activities include Caving, Gorge Scrambling, Mountain Walking, Canoeing and Coasteering.
Specific courses can be arranged for; Duke of Edinburgh, ASDAN, GCSE / A Level PE / Biology / Geography, AVCE, National Diploma and Apprenticeship Courses. 

Tirabad Residential Educational Centre, Tirabad Mansion Tirabad, Llangammarch Wells Powys LD4 4DS Tel: 01591 610295

Kevin Walker Mountain Activities
74 Beacons Park Brecon Powys LD3 9BQ Tel: 01874 625111 (Associated corporate web site for teambuilding & leadership development training)

Llangorse Rope Centre: Gilfach Farm Llangorse Brecon Powys LD3 7UH Tel: 01874 658584 Over 300 sqm of indoor natural rock surface suitable for all levels of experience and all ages including children are catered for. Also abseiling, pot holing, rope climbing, zip line, and high wire.

Beacons Experience  adventure activities and offer team building, management development, fun and taster sessions, stag and hen weekends, instructor training and first aid courses. bunkhouse accommodation, all adventurous activities incl climbing, caving, gorge walking, canoeing management development, mountain biking etc. c/o The Prya Centre, Talgarth, Powys, LD3 ODH Tel:01874 711924 Mob:07966 503934 email

Black Mountain Activities, Three Cocks Brecon Powys LD3 0SL is an Outdoor Pursuits Centre based in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Offering exciting adventure holidays and activity days to adults and children alike . You are welcome to come from 1 day to 10. Tasting a full range of activities or specialise in a single activity.

Hampshire Outdoor Centres Argoedllwyd Libanus Brecon Powys LD3 8EN Tel: 01874 622914

Plas Pencelli Outdoor Education Centre Plas Pencelli Brecon Powys LD3 7LX Tel: 01874 665241

Cardiff University Llysdinam Field Centre Llysdinam Llandrindod Wells Powys LD1 6NB Tel: 01597 860308

Talybont Outdoor Education Centre Station Rd Talybont on Usk Brecon Powys LD3 7JE Tel: 01874 676262 Converted from an old railway station in 1972, this is one of the most popular of the Gwent Outdoor Education Centres ideally situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Gwent Outdoor Centres Hilston Park Newcastle Monmouth Gwent NP25 5NY Tel: 01600 750221

Gilwern Outdoor Education Centre Ty Mawr Lane Gilwern Abergavenny Gwent NP7 0EB Tel: 01873 832486

Robert Jeffery Centre School Lane Govilon Abergavenny Gwent NP7 9RH Tel: 01873 831185  

Pwll Du Adventure Centre Blaenavon Abergavenny Gwent NP4 9SS Tel: 01495 790357  

Dolygaer Outdoor Education Centre Dol-Y-Gaer Pontsticill Merthyr Tydfil Mid Glamorgan CF48 2UR Tel: 01685 721751 Fax No. 01685 388059
Email: dolygaer@aol.com  

Dolygaer Scout Centre, A Scout Association Activity and Training Centre, Dol-Y-Gaer Pontsticill Merthyr Tydfil Mid Glamorgan CF48 2UR Tel: 01685 - 384074

Outdoor Ed Venture  Cater for family groups, stag and hen groups, youth groups, birthday parties and corporate clients. The days can be tailored to meet your personal requirement from the choices of venue to the combination and level of activities. These could be a whole day on a single activity or why not combine climbing and abseiling with gorge walking or caving. 81 Ynyswen Penycae Swansea
Tel: 01639 849378/07766 250298

Trewern Outdoor Education Centre Trewern is the residential centre of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.   
Email: trewern@btinternet.com Copyright  Telephone: 01497820512 Fax:  01497820056 

Offers courses to schools in field studies and adventurous activities, and are open for use by other groups or individuals at weekends and during school holidays. The Centre is situated in beautiful countryside on the border between England and Wales near the small market town of Hay-on-Wye.

Perth-y-Pia Outdoor Activity Centre offers superior hostel accommodation, gourmet food, outdoor education, field study courses and adventure training. Located on the flanks of Table Mountain in the Black Mountains National Park. Our guests include cyclists, cavers, training groups, educational groups, families, and social groups.

Glyncornel Environmental Centre offers excellent hostel style accommodation for 58 with teaching facilities as well as housing a small museum.  Colleges, schools and community groups are all welcome. Rhondda Heritage Park, Parc and Dare Cinema, and Rhondda Leisure Centre are also nearby. The Welsh capital of Cardiff, the Gower peninsula and the Brecon Beacons National Park are within an hour's drive. Glyncornel has site based teaching staff and programmes of study can be tailored to meet the needs of the individual groups.

Glyncornel Environmental Centre,
Nantygwyddon Road,
CF40 2JF Tel.  01443 431727
Fax.  01443 431734
E-mail.  glyncornel@rhondda-cynon-taff.gov.uk  

Tyr Ty'r Morwydd Enviormental Study Centre: (The House of the Mulberries) provides residential and day courses in geography, ecology and earth science fieldwork for all ages from KS 2 to A2 and undergraduate. Locations used range from the Brecon Beacons to the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and from Breconshire villages to Cardiff Bay.  Wales Tourist Board 3 Star Hostel. Good Food. Accommodation in single and twin study bedrooms. Excellent field equipment, academic library, map collection and ICT facilities (including internet access).

Tyr Morwydd Environmental Study Centre, Pen-Y-Pound, Abergavenny,NP7 5UD.
Tel 01873 855959; fax 01873 855443; e-mail HowardRay@tyrmorwydd.co.uk; webaddress www.tmesc.org.uk. RegisteredCharity no: 1036170

Coleg Trefeca is the historic home of Howell Harris (1714 - 1773), prominent leader of the Methodist revival in Wales. It is set in 5 acres of land in the heart of the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.  Today Coleg Trefeca is an ideal centre for retreat and relaxation. A variety of courses and events are offered, and the centre is also available for groups to book for private meetings or conferences. 

For enquiries and further details of courses and events including a copy of the full annual programme, please contact: Coleg Trefeca Trefeca Aberhonddu Powys
Tel: 01874 711423
Fax: 01874 712212
email: post@trefeca.org.uk

 Welsh International Climbing Centre Climbs up to 17m high with overhangsWelsh International Climbing Centre up to 8M high, over 2000sqM of climbing surface with 200 pitches. Purpose build climbing centre first in UK to offer real lead climbing. Clubhouse for climbers, health and fitness suite, free car parking, accommodation in bunkhouse and easy access from M4, M50, A465,  A470 near to Brecon Beacons National Park. Taff Bargoed Centre, Trelewis, Treharris, Mid Glamorgan CF46 6RD Tel: 01443 710749, or Fax: 01443 710789 Email: Enquiries@indoorclimbingwalls.co.uk

Please note: The information given in this web page is accurate to the best of our knowledge, and listing of a group or organisation does not necessarily imply that the website recommends or endorses any firm or individual listed. Disclaimer Page

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