National Outdoor Centre in Snowdonia

Get ready for a proper adventure in the heart of Snowdonia: if you want an unforgettable outdoor experience, whatever the weather, interest, aspiration – then the National Outdoor Centre is a must-do activity to add to your stack.

Where can you do outdoor activities in Wales?

The National Outdoor Centre in Snowdonia is the perfect place for all things outdoors, beginner or expert.

Nestled in the lush greens of Snowdonia, Plas y Brenin is the one true place in Wales for all outdoor experiences. If you’re looking to pick up a new skill, develop new ones, or you’re just seeking a bit of an adrenaline rush then their expert team is there to help you. There’s a huge range of courses, one day activities or holidays to choose from – hop on your bike for a ride around the hills of Snowdon or take a 5-day summer camp in mountain biking; stronger on the water? Then take a guided sea kayak around North Wales; if you don’t fancy getting wet then take a 2 day rock climbing course. These activities are arranged by only the highest standard of instruction and the best equipment and facilities.

  • There are over 80 en-suite rooms for extended stays, as well as self-catering cottages to accommodate for larger groups. Bookings for individuals, families, friends, school groups are all welcome.
  • There is a café and restaurant on site (catering for vegetarians available), as well as a picnic site.
  • With over 200 courses and activities, prices differ vastly. Check the website for individual prices and bookings.
  • Being in Snowdonia national park, the centre is best access via car.

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