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Environmental Statement

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Plas y Brenin is a residential outdoor centre owned by Sport England. It is managed by the Mountain Training Trust, a charity committed to providing the widest range of outdoor opportunities offering the best value. The centre accommodates up to 100 people residentially and up to 100 visitors on a day visit or community use basis. The Centre has many facilities on site which is over 27 acres, some of which is designated as a SSSI.

The Centre employs approximately 100 people who live in the local area. Plas y Brenin overlooks Snowdon and the Staff work closely with Snowdonia National Park, The National Trust, Forest Enterprise and all the local land owners and farmers that are close to the Centre.

Key Environmental Impacts

  • Oil, electricity and gas consumption and associated waste
  • Water consumption and associated waste
  • Landfill from packaging, general and office waste

Environmental Improvement

  • We will commit to long term environmental improvement and pollution prevention.
  • We will continually monitor fuel consumption and set targets for fuel use reduction.
  • We will encourage recycling in all our operations.


The Centre will commit to legislative compliance at all times and use this to improve performance.


The Centre aims to develop and sustain environmental awareness in staff and visitors through its educational programmes.

Recycling at Plas y Brenin:

  • Glass, paper and plastic can be recycled using the appropriate recycling bin under the canopy.
  • Batteries can be recycled using the battery recycling bin in the stores.
  • Print cartridges can be recycled at reception.

Our environmental improvement plans

Download our environmental plan Download our 2016-17 environmental improvement plan here.

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Adventure Sports
Coaching Conference

Adventure Sports Coaching ConferenceOur inaugural Adventure Sports Coaching Conference will seek to explore the role of coach developers in adventure sports performance.


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What's On In Our bar?

Our friendly and lively bar is open to the public. From talks and lectures to film nights and live music, there's always something going on. Find out what's coming up next here

Adventure Sport
Summer Camps (Age 12-17)

Summmer Camps For Young People Aged 12-17Young climbers, mountaineers, paddlers and mtb riders aged 12-17. Develop your outdoor skills with our top coaches on one of our residential summer camps.

Enhanced Learning Credits

Enhanced Learning CreditsThe Enhanced Learning Credit Administration Service offers funding for armed forces personnel. Plas y Brenin is able to accept ELCAS funding for a few specific non residential courses.

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Working alongside UCLan
to educate
outdoor professionals

University Of Central LancashireFind out how we are working with one of the country's top universities to develop lasting careers in the outdoors.