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Bethany Wilson


Before the Centre Assistant scheme I had just completed my second year at University studying Outdoor Leadership at UCLan, where I got my first taste for the outdoors. When I found out that I had got accepted onto the scheme, it was an opportunity that I simply could not let pass and so I have a taken a year out from university! Having been here for just four months I have already learnt much more than I imagined, by being able to shadow world class instructors and being surrounded by people who are always keen to get out and get stuff done! So far I have got my 3 star sea kayak and have my SPA and Summer ML assessments this October. To date the CA scheme has been an amazing experience, and I still have 11 months left to get better at climbing and kayaking, as well as broadening my qualifications. I hope to one day work for Plas y Brenin as an instructor and there is no better way to get a proper feel for the centre than becoming a CA. It is definitely a worthwhile job for any aspirant outdoor instructor!


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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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Scottish Winter Courses 2018Starting January 2018, our Scottish Winter courses are timed to make the most of the incredible wint....


Winter WarmersAs the nights begin to draw in and the temperature starts to drop, Plas y Brenin are pleased to offe....


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BMC Women Outdoors Week 5-15 Aug 2017Come and get active for the BMC's Women Outdoors Week here at Plas y Brenin. We have talks, activiti....

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.