Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer is an award winning activity centre based in the south of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The centre offers a fantastic range of activities such as sailing, caving, climbing, hiking and gorge adventures with options available for all ages and abilities.
The scenic surroundings really need to be seen first hand to be believed with stunning views over the Pontsticill reservoir, Nant Callan river and Brecon Beacon’s rolling hills all can be viewed from the site. We also have multiple accommodation options to suit every style including the campsite, Dolygaer Lodge, Dolygaer Chalet and Dolygaer Cottage, which offers guests a luxurious way to unwind after a day’s activities. Fully qualified and welcoming staff will make your visit here enjoyable, safe and memorable.
We offer a fantastic range of activities and challenges for all ages and abilities.
Zip Wire – Over a 100m long and starts 20m up a tree. Just climbing the tree is an exhilarating achievement, but then you have to step off!
Crate Stack – A team challenging event with the aim to climb as high as possible while balancing on crates. The more you work together the higher you will get. Lots of fun for a family, corporate events or parties.
Caving – Parkwood Outdoors offers groups and individuals of all ages the opportunity to explore breathtaking caves in the heart of the Welsh countryside.
Gorge Adventure – Explore the beautiful Welsh gorges with Parkwood Outdoors. Visit our website to see our wide choice of gorge walking activities
Mountain Biking – With the beautiful surroundings of the Brecon Beacons in every direction, you will be hard pressed to find a more perfect location for the ultimate mountain biking adventure
Mountain Walking – Parkwood Outdoors offers a wide range of walking trails in the stunning Welsh countryside for all ages and experience levels. Visit us to find out more.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding – Stand Up Paddle Boarding is one of the newest and most exciting water sports on offer and it’s easy to see why.
Bushcraft – Bushcraft is all about learning exciting wilderness survival skills such as fire lighting and shelter construction with only the basic essentials as tools, many of which nature itself provides
Kayaking – Kayaking is a fantastic way to explore our rivers, lakes and streams while also having great fun and keeping fit.
Archery – Archery is a great opportunity for students to develop control and precision.
Canoeing – Our British Canoe qualified instructors can cater for beginners to the most advanced of paddlers.
Raft Building -Raft building in the Pontsticill reservoir is a great activity for parties, families, corporate days or small groups.
Rock Climbing and Abseil – Our friendly and qualified instructors will ensure fun, enjoyment and safety are at the heart of each climbing trip.
Sailing – Learn to sail with fully qualified RYA staff. Once you feel the wind rushing through your hair you will never want to stop.
And more – Challenge course events, fit camps, night walks, orienteering and bespoke activities.
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