• Parkwood Outdoors
  • Parkwood Outdoors
  • Parkwood Outdoors
  • Parkwood Outdoors
  • Parkwood Outdoors

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.

Activities;
We offer a fantastic range of activities and challenges for all ages and abilities.

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.

Accommodation;
We have a variety of newly refurbished 3 and 4 star rated accommodation choices on site to suit individuals, families and groups. For those seeking a more traditional outdoor experience there is also the option to camp in our uniquely stunning location!

Dolygaer Chalet - The chalet is the latest edition to Dolygaer and provides high quality en-suite accommodation for up to 26 visitors while on site. All rooms have access to a self catering lounge and kitchen. It has recently been awarded 4 Stars Welsh rateing.

Dolygaer Cottage - The Cottage itself has stunning views over Pontsticill reservoir. It’s been completely refurbished and benefits from internet and television. There’s a bright and airy master bedroom with double bed and a further two double rooms with wardrobes. The double rooms feature comfortable beds that can easily be split into two singles or one double making them suitable for all groups. The kitchen is well stocked with all the essentials including a fridge/freezer, hob, oven, and microwave so you can make yourself at home from the moment you arrive. There is a bathroom with double shower & hand basin with a separate toilet & hand basin as well, and the comfortable living room has seating for six.

Dolygaer Lodge - The Dolygaer Lodge sleeps up to 44 people making it ideal for large groups or schools. We can have this self catered or fully catered by our full time head chef.

Camping - Situated next to the river, the campsite is set among surrounding trees and hills and offers a scenic location to pitch up a tent and enjoy sleeping under the stars!

Schools;
We specialise in offering exceptional outdoor education and a vast range of outdoor adventurous and environmental activities. Our high quality courses and bespoke outdoor learning packages for schools and youth groups challenge, stimulate and develop both students and visiting staff.