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Family Outdoor Adventure Holidays

What better way to learn a new outdoor sport than on an outdoor adventure holiday with your family?
We've put together a list of outdoor activity courses designed for the adventurous family to enjoy together. If your kids are eight years old or over you can bring them along and take to the mountains, lakes and rivers of snowdonia with them. Always under the watchful eye of our expert instructors you'll develop your outdoor adventure activity skills together, alongside other families, having a great time and making new friends as you enjoy the thrills and spills of real outdoor adventure.
Our unrivalled experience of adventurous activity and our distinctive philosophy means that you'll leave ready to go out and enjoy your chosen sport under your own steam too. But most of all - you'll be able to enjoy outdoor activities together.

BMC Ready to Rock for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesDesigned specifically for families (children aged 14 and upwards) who climb regularly on an indoor wall and are not sure how to develop their skills to help them climb confidently outside at the crag............

Experience Required: some indoor climbing

Cost per adult: £425

Cost per child: £425

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Introduction to Kayaking for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesA five day course which will give you a thorough grounding in kayaking. You will be introduced to all the equipment and basic skills on local rivers, lakes and sea. On this course there is ample oppo...........

Experience Required: none.

Cost per adult: £515

Cost per child: £455

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White Water Sea & Surf For Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesYou've decided you like kayaking. Now it's time to experience racing down the face of a surf wave, bouncing down a rapid and running a tide race. These five days of white water fun will give you an in...........

Experience Required:  Confident flat water paddler with the ability to manoeuvre your craft with ease

Cost per adult: £515

Cost per child: £455

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Discover Kayaking for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesA weekend designed to give you an enjoyable introduction to kayaking. You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of pad...........

Experience Required: none.

Cost per adult: £220

Cost per child: £180

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Discover Adventure Sports for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesIf you've never tried any of the increasingly popular 'adventure sports' this is a perfect way to have a go. A fast moving weekend takes you on a whirlwind tour of canoeing, climbing/abseiling and ori...........

Experience Required: none required

Cost per adult: £195

Cost per child: £170

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Introduction to Adventure Sports for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesYou'll need some energy to keep up with the pace on this week designed specifically for families with children over 8 yrs.
During the week you will have a go at a range of "adventure sports" - can...........

Experience Required: none required

Cost per adult: £415

Cost per child: £355

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Mountain Biking For Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesWant to get more out of your family mountain bike rides? Let us improve your riding skills and build your confidence. Find out all about the attack position, better braking, slick gear changing, corne...........

Experience Required: You should have your own bike and kit. You will have completed a few rides already and be capable of riding for 4-5 hours on rugged terrain.

Cost per adult: £195

Cost per child: £170

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Introduction to Rock Climbing for Families - 5 days

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesDesigned to specifically meet the needs of the family, In five days we will help you progress from never having climbed before to the possibility of leading your own climbs in a controlled and confide...........

Experience Required: none required

Cost per adult: £590

Cost per child: £510

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Discover Rock Climbing for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesBecome a rock climber! This introductory course gives you the best foundation in the skills you need to become a safe rock climber. During the weekend you'll do lots of climbing outside, discover fund...........

Experience Required: none.

Cost per adult: £210

Cost per child: £170

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Can't find what you want?

You can hire one of our coaches instructors or guides from only £250 per day. They'll tailor the day to suit your aims and aspirations perfectly.
You can enjoy one to one coaching for that cost or if you get together as a group, depending on the activity, you can split that cost between up to 6 of you. If you are a group we can run one of the courses listed above on a date that suits you and your friends or you could just write your own agenda for a week or weekend and we'll price it up for you - with or without accommodation. What's more, just like out normal course fees, our private instructor hire charge covers all your equipment too.
Click on the link below to fill in a request form and one of our coaches will call you back (or e-mail if you'd prefer) to discuss things in detail with you.

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Last Minute Discounts

Our Packed and Ready Discounts page always has some incredibe deals on offer. But you'll need act fast to take advantage of these bargains.

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British Mountaineering Council Deals

Check out the latest rock climbing and hillwalking deals from our partner organisation The BMC.
Now includes a range of subsidised winter skills courses!!!!

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Events & Talks In Our Bar

liev music, talks, lectures and presentationsWe welcome non-residents in our bar and there's always something going on from live music and events to guest lectures and slideshows. Check out what's coming up next here

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'HAVE A GO' SKI SESSIONS THIS HALF TERM!

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BRIT ROCK TOUR 2014
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SKI SLOPE IS OPEN!

Following a major re-furbishment and a lot of hard work the Plas y Brenin ski slope re-opened on the....

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THE BIG ACOUSTIC WALK

On the 1st of November we have our second 'Big Acoustic' event of 2014 happening. Whether you are a ....

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THE BIG CHRISTMAS WALK

Getting ready for Christmas? Following the success of last year's 'Big Christmas Walk' we are planni....

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'COACHING THEORY INTO PRACTICE' SEMINAR 28TH NOVEMBER

This unique one-day coaching seminar is being hosted at Plas y Brenin on teh 28th November 2014. Thi....

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Up to 75% Funding For Outoor Training

Volunteer leaders can save up to 75% on training and assessment courses with our Future Leaders Fund. Ideal for Scout Leaders, Girlguiding volunteers, DofE leaders, youth workers and university club volunteers.

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Snowdonia Expedition Assessment Service

Plas y Brenin administers the Expedition Assesment Service for Cadair Idris, Rhinogs, Snowdon, Glyderau, Carneddau, Moelwyns and the Berwyns on behalf of DofE Wales.

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Weather Forecast, Tides and Surf Conditions

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